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Colorado Atlanta Game Ends in 6-1 Braves Victory - Recap

Kris Medlen reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 Rockies en route to a 6-1 win over Colorado on Monday at Turner Field.

The Braves were a -250 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Kris Medlen earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 9 innings of work, striking out 12, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from David Ross in the win.

Colorado got a 3-inning outing from Tyler Chatwood in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 5 walks and 2 hits in his time on the mound, while Carlos Gonzalez had 2 hits in the loss for the Rockies.

The battle of the bats favored Colorado as they had 5 hits, while Atlanta only had 4.