Atlanta Tops Philadelphia 3-2 - Recap
Philadelphia dropped a 3-2 decision at Turner Field on Sunday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jonny Venters.
Atlanta was an underdog by +105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Jonny Venters earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Freddie Freeman in the win.
Philadelphia got an 8-inning outing from Roy Halladay in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Michael Martinez had 1 hit in the loss for the Phillies.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 8 hits, while Philadelphia only had 4.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Atlanta heads into a battle against Houston. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.