Jair Jurrjens Earns Win in Atlanta vs Philadelphia Game
Atlanta got 7 1/3 innings of work from Jair Jurrjens en route to a 5-3 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday at Turner Field.
The Braves were a -160 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Atlanta got 7 1/3 innings from Jair Jurrjens, who gave up 2 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 3 RBIs from Martin Prado in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Joe Blanton worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jimmy Rollins in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 9 hits, while Philadelphia only had 3.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.