New York Falls 2-1 Against Philadelphia - Game Recap
Philadelphia got 8 innings of work from Cliff Lee en route to a 2-1 victory over New York on Monday at Citi Field.
Philadelphia was favored by -137 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Philadelphia got 8 innings from Cliff Lee, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 2 RBIs from Cody Asche in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Zack Wheeler worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Marlon Byrd in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 6 hits, while New York only had 5.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.