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Atlanta Drops Philadelphia 9-2 - Match Report

Philadelphia dropped a 9-2 decision at Turner Field on Wednesday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher Paul Maholm.

Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as -148 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.

Paul Maholm earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Freddie Freeman in the win.

Philadelphia's starting pitcher Roy Halladay worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jimmy Rollins in a losing cause.