Anibal Sanchez vs Ian Kennedy Battle Sees Arizona Fall 5-2
Florida grabbed a 5-2 win over Arizona on Tuesday, as Anibal Sanchez was credited with a win at Chase Field.
Florida was an underdog by +121 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Anibal Sanchez earned the victory for the Marlins, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 1, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Anibal Sanchez in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Ian Kennedy worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Justin Upton in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Florida as they had 7 hits, while Arizona only had 6.
Leo Nunez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.