Kris Medlen vs Stephen Fife Tilt Ends in Atlanta 2-1 Win
Los Angeles dropped a 2-1 decision at Dodger Stadium on Saturday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher Kris Medlen.
Atlanta won as a -151 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kris Medlen earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Dan Uggla in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Stephen Fife worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Skip Schumaker in a losing cause.
Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.
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.