Jacob Turner Tagged With Loss in Mets-Marlins Match
New York moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 3-1 win against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field.
Bettors who backed the Mets were rewarded as +101 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Daisuke Matsuzaka earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Dan Murphy in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Jacob Turner worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Donovan Solano in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 6 hits, while Miami only had 4.
LaTroy Hawkins pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.