Game Wrap - New York 3-2 Victors Over Cardinals
St. Louis wasted a 10-effort from Michael Wacha and fell 3-2 on Wednesday against New York at Citi Field.
New York was an underdog by +125 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Jonathon Niese earned the victory for the Mets, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Kirk Nieuwenhuis in the win.
St. Louis got a 4-inning outing from Michael Wacha in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 5 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Matt Carpenter had 4 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-4 advantage in hits.
Kyle Farnsworth pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 3 hits in his outing.