Atlanta Downed 6-4 By New York - Luis Avilan Takes Loss
Justin Upton swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs but it wasn't enough as Mets defeated Atlanta 6-4 at Turner Field.
New York won as a +120 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Carlos Torres earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Dan Murphy in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher David Hale worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Justin Upton in a losing cause.
New York outhit their counterparts 9-7 in the game.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Washington.