Recap - New York Defeats Philadelphia 5-4
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 14 as Philadelphia was handed a 5-4 defeat against New York on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park.
New York was an underdog by +101 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.
Buddy Carlyle earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 1, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ruben Tejada in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ben Revere in a losing cause.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-10 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Carlos Torres who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 1 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.