Joe Blanton vs Tim Hudson Tilt Ends in Philadelphia 4-3 Win
Philadelphia scored 1 run in the 13 to edge Atlanta 4-3 on Wednesday at Turner Field.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as +165 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Justin De Fratus earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Chase Utley in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Tim Hudson worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.
Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-10 advantage in hits.
David Herndon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.