New York Drops Atlanta 5-3 - Match Report
Atlanta dropped a 5-3 decision at Citi Field on Tuesday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Zack Wheeler.
New York won as a +143 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got 6 2/3 innings from Zack Wheeler, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Mets got 2 RBIs from Marlon Byrd in the win.
Atlanta got a 6-inning outing from Brandon Beachy in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Freddie Freeman had 2 hits in the loss for the Braves.
LaTroy Hawkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.