Colorado vs Atlanta Wrap - Atlanta Wins 5-3
Atlanta grabbed a 5-3 win over Colorado on Tuesday, as Derek Lowe was credited with a win at Turner Field.
Atlanta was favored by -146 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Atlanta got 5 1/3 innings from Derek Lowe, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 3 RBIs from Derek Lowe in the win.
Colorado's starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin worked 5 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Mark Ellis in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Colorado as they had 9 hits, while Atlanta only had 7.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.