Florida Atlanta Game Ends in 4-1 Braves Victory - Recap
Florida dropped a 4-1 decision at Turner Field on Wednesday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher Eric O'Flaherty.
Atlanta was favored by -167 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Atlanta got 5 innings from Randall Delgado, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 4. Eric O'Flaherty earned the victory, while the Braves got 3 RBIs from Alex Gonzalez in the win.
Florida's starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Omar Infante in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 5 hits, while Florida only had 4.
The game was closed out by Craig Kimbrel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.