Shaun Marcum vs Brandon Beachy Tilt Ends in Atlanta 2-1 Win
Atlanta grabbed a 2-1 win over Milwaukee on Thursday, as Jonny Venters was credited with a win at Turner Field.
Atlanta was favored by -132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Atlanta got 6 innings from Brandon Beachy, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 9. Jonny Venters earned the victory, while the Braves got 1 RBI from Martin Prado in the win.
Milwaukee got a 7-inning outing from Shaun Marcum in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 1 walk and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Rickie Weeks had 1 hit in the loss for the Brewers.
Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-6 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Craig Kimbrel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Atlanta heads into a battle against Philadelphia. Milwaukee, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.