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Daisuke Matsuzaka Tagged With Loss in Braves-Mets Match

Atlanta had a 5-RBI day from Freddie Freeman on Monday at Turner Field as the Braves defeated New York 13-5 in baseball action.

Atlanta was favored by -225 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Paul Maholm earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 3, and allowing 6 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Freddie Freeman in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka worked 3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Josh Satin in a losing cause.

Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 17-9 advantage in hits.