Matt Harvey vs Scott Diamond Battle Sees Minnesota Fall 4-2
New York grabbed a 4-2 win over Minnesota on Saturday, as Matt Harvey was credited with a win at Target Field.
New York won as a -123 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got 8 innings from Matt Harvey, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Mets got 1 RBI from Collin Cowgill in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Scott Diamond worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Joe Mauer in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 10 hits, while Minnesota only had 4.
Robert Parnell pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.