Julio Teheran vs Jason Marquis Battle Sees Atlanta Fall 7-6
Jason Heyward swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs but it wasn't enough as Padres defeated Atlanta 7-6 at PETCO Park.
San Diego was an underdog by +127 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
San Diego got 7 2/3 innings from Jason Marquis, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Padres got 3 RBIs from Will Venable in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Julio Teheran worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Heyward in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 9 hits, while San Diego only had 8.
Dale Thayer pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.