Juan Nicasio Tagged With Loss in Braves-Rockies Match
Atlanta got a 6-3 victory over Colorado on Thursday, with Tim Hudson earning the victory and helping Braves moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as -171 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Tim Hudson earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Freddie Freeman in the win.
Colorado's starting pitcher Juan Nicasio worked 2 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jonathan Herrera in a losing cause.
Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-6 advantage in hits.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Atlanta heads into a battle against Philadelphia. Colorado, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.