Carlos Torres Tagged With Loss in Phillies-Mets Match
Philadelphia used a 2-HR day from Ryan Howard on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park as the Phillies defeated New York 8-7 in baseball action.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as -113 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Philadelphia got 6 innings from Jonathan Pettibone, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 1. Jonathan Papelbon earned the victory, while the Phillies got 4 RBIs from Ryan Howard in the win.
New York got a 5-inning outing from Dillon Gee in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 0 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Omar Quintanilla had 3 hits in the loss for the Mets.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 12 hits, while New York only had 10.