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New York Downed 6-3 By Atlanta - Francisco Rodriguez Takes Loss

Atlanta got a 6-3 victory over New York on Friday, with Jonny Venters earning the victory and helping Braves moneyline bettors cash out.

Atlanta was favored by -106 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Atlanta got 6 innings from Derek Lowe, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 1. Jonny Venters earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Freddie Freeman in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Jonathon Niese worked 7 2/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Reyes in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 11 hits, while New York only had 9.

Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.