Braves thump Astros in rubber match

Braves thump Astros in rubber match

Brian McCann hit a grand slam home run in a sixth-run 10th inning as the Atlanta Braves defeated the Houston Astros 8-2 Wednesday afternoon in the series finale at Minute Maid Park.

The Braves won the game as -130 favorites, and the 10 runs made it OVER the posted over/under (7.5) set by sportsbooks.

Alex Gonzalez drove in a pair of runs for the Braves, and Billy Wagner earned the win in relief.

Brandon Lyon surrendered five runs off two hits in just over one inning of relief in the Astros loss.