Daisuke Matsuzaka vs Danny Salazar Tilt Ends in New York 2-1 Win
New York moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 2-1 win against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.
The Mets were a +235 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
New York got 5 2/3 innings from Daisuke Matsuzaka, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 6. Frank Francisco earned the victory, while the Mets got 1 RBI from Eric Young in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Danny Salazar worked 4 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Nick Swisher in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 8 hits, while Cleveland only had 5.
LaTroy Hawkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Washington looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Kansas City.