New York Downed 6-5 By Atlanta - C Schwinden Takes Loss
Atlanta got a 6-5 victory over New York on Thursday, with Mike Minor earning the victory and helping Braves moneyline bettors cash out.
Atlanta was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Mike Minor earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Freddie Freeman in the win.
New York's starting pitcher C Schwinden worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Justin Turner in a losing cause.
Atlanta outhit their counterparts 11-10 in the game.
The game was closed out by Craig Kimbrel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.