Chris Volstad vs Joe Saunders Battle Sees Florida Fall 15-4
Kelly Johnson swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Diamondbacks defeated Florida 15-4 at Chase Field.
Arizona was favored by -132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Joe Saunders earned the victory for the Diamondbacks, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Miguel Montero in the win.
Florida's starting pitcher Chris Volstad worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Omar Infante in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Arizona as they had 19 hits, while Florida only had 9.