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Paul Maholm Tagged With Loss in Padres-Braves Match

San Diego got a 5-3 victory over Atlanta on Wednesday, with Edinson Volquez earning the victory and helping Padres moneyline bettors cash out.

Bettors who backed the Padres were rewarded as +109 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.

Edinson Volquez earned the victory for the Padres, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 3, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Chris Denorfia in the win.

Atlanta's starting pitcher Paul Maholm worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jason Heyward in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 10 hits, while San Diego only had 7.

The game was closed out by Nick Vincent who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.

San Diego heads into a battle against Arizona. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Francisco.