Philadelphia Downed 3-1 By Atlanta - Ethan Martin Takes Loss

Philadelphia Downed 3-1 By Atlanta - Ethan Martin Takes Loss

Philadelphia dropped a 3-1 decision at Turner Field on Tuesday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher Kris Medlen.

Atlanta won as a -260 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Atlanta got 7 innings from Kris Medlen, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Chris Johnson in the win.

Philadelphia's starting pitcher Ethan Martin worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Chase Utley in a losing cause.

Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-6 advantage in hits.

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