Vazquez, Braves blank Cubs

Vazquez, Braves blank Cubs

Javier Vazquez tossed 6 2-3 scoreless innings to earn the win, as the Atlanta Braves clipped the Chicago Cubs 2-0 on Monday night.

Atlanta won as -140 home favorites as the game played UNDER the 8-run total listed by sportsbooks.

Nate McLouth went 2-for-4 with a run batted in for the Braves, who got an RBI from Chipper Jones in the payday.

Ryan Dempster allowed two runs over 6 2-3 innings to take the loss for Chicago, while Andres Blanco was 2-for-4 for the Cubs.