Mike Leake Tagged With Loss in Mets-Reds Match
New York used a 2-HR day from Lucas Duda on Friday at Citi Field as the Mets defeated Cincinnati 4-3 in baseball action.
The Mets were a -103 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Jenrry Mejia earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 5, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Lucas Duda in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Mike Leake worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brandon Phillips in a losing cause.
Cincinnati enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-6 advantage in hits.
Jose Valverde pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.