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Recap - Atlanta Defeats Chicago 2-0

Ervin Santana led Atlanta to a shutout performance against Chicago 2-0 on Saturday at Turner Field.

Atlanta was favored by -161 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Atlanta got 7 innings from Ervin Santana, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 1 RBI from Ryan Doumit in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 6 innings, giving up 2 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ryan Kalish in a losing cause.

Chicago outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.

Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.