Chien-Ming Wang vs Tim Hudson Battle Sees Washington Fall 5-2
Atlanta grabbed a 5-2 win over Washington on Thursday, as Tim Hudson was credited with a win at Turner Field.
Atlanta was favored by -200 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Atlanta got 6 innings from Tim Hudson, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Alex Gonzalez in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Chien-Ming Wang worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jayson Werth in a losing cause.
Atlanta outhit their counterparts 8-7 in the game.
The game was closed out by Craig Kimbrel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.
Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Washington will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.