Jeffrey Karstens vs Tommy Hanson Tilt Ends in Atlanta 4-3 Win
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 19 as Pittsburgh was handed a 4-3 defeat against Atlanta on Tuesday at Turner Field.
The Braves were a -180 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Atlanta got 6 innings from Tommy Hanson, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 6. Scott Proctor earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Jason Heyward in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 5-inning outing from Jeffrey Karstens in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Neil Walker had 3 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 15 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 13.