Atlanta vs New York Game Final 9-8 - Scott Linebrink Earns Win
|Atlanta vs New York Game Final 9-8 - Scott Linebrink Earns Win|
Atlanta had a 5-RBI day from Chipper Jones on Thursday at Turner Field as the Braves defeated New York 9-8 in baseball action.
Atlanta won as a -133 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Atlanta got 4 1/3 innings from Mike Minor, who gave up 5 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. Scott Linebrink earned the victory, while the Braves got 5 RBIs from Chipper Jones in the win.
New York got a 4-inning outing from R.A. Dickey in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Jose Reyes had 3 hits in the loss for the Mets.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 14 hits, while New York only had 11.
Atlanta heads into a battle against Texas. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.