Julio Teheran vs Shaun Marcum Tilt Ends in New York 4-2 Win
Shaun Marcum reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 Braves en route to a 4-2 win over Atlanta on Sunday at Citi Field.
New York was an underdog by +132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
LaTroy Hawkins earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ike Davis in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Julio Teheran worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Andrelton Simmons in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 9 hits, while Atlanta only had 5.
Robert Parnell pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Atlanta will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.