Atlanta vs Miami Game Final 6-1 - Freddy Garcia Earns Win
Miami dropped a 6-1 decision at Marlins Park on Thursday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher Freddy Garcia.
Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as -142 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Freddy Garcia earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Freddie Freeman in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Brian Flynn worked 4 innings, giving up 6 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Christian Yelich in a losing cause.
Atlanta outhit their counterparts 9-7 in the game.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face San Diego looking for another win. For Miami, they head on the road to face New York.