Cole Hamels vs Jonathon Niese Battle Sees Philadelphia Fall 5-4
Cole Hamels struck out 10 New York batters, but it wasn't enough as the Mets defeated Philadelphia 5-4 in MLB action Sunday.
Bettors who backed the Mets were rewarded as -127 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.5.
New York got 6 innings from Jonathon Niese, who gave up 3 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 6. Scott Rice earned the victory, while the Mets got 2 RBIs from Dan Murphy in the win.
Philadelphia got a 7-inning outing from Cole Hamels in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Marlon Byrd had 2 hits in the loss for the Phillies.
New York outhit their counterparts 16-9 in the game.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face Los Angeles.