Atlanta Falls 5-4 Against Philadelphia - Game Recap
Philadelphia got a 5-4 victory over Atlanta on Friday, with Antonio Bastardo earning the victory and helping Phillies moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Philadelphia got 6 innings from Cole Hamels, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 7. Antonio Bastardo earned the victory, while the Phillies got 3 RBIs from Ryan Howard in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Brandon Beachy worked 2 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Martin Prado in a losing cause.
Ryan Madson pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.