Derek Lowe Tagged With Loss in Braves-Phillies Match
Cole Hamels led Philadelphia to a shutout performance against Atlanta 3-0 on Sunday at Turner Field.
The Phillies were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Cole Hamels earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Shane Victorino in the win.
Atlanta got a 7-inning outing from Derek Lowe in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Martin Prado had 1 hit in the loss for the Braves.
Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by Jose Contreras who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Florida.