Philadelphia vs Atlanta Wrap - Philadelphia Wins 10-2
Carlos Ruiz drove in 5 runs as his Phillies defeated Atlanta 10-2 at Turner Field.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as -101 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Roy Oswalt earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Carlos Ruiz in the win.
Atlanta got a 6-inning outing from Brandon Beachy in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Alex Gonzalez had 2 hits in the loss for the Braves.
Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 15-6 in the game.