Atlanta Tops Pittsburgh 2-1 - Recap

Atlanta Tops Pittsburgh 2-1 - Recap

Pittsburgh lost in extra innings on Wednesday, falling 2-1 to Atlanta in 10 innings.

Atlanta was favored by -168 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Scott Linebrink earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from David Ross in the win.

Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Paul Maholm worked 7 innings, giving up 9 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Neil Walker in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 14 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 7.