Houston Falls 3-2 to Atlanta - Recap
Tommy Hanson reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Astros en route to a 3-2 win over Houston on Monday at Turner Field.
Atlanta won as a -225 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Atlanta got 7 innings from Tommy Hanson, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Joe Mather in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brett Myers worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Lee in a losing cause.
Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-4 advantage in hits.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.