Recap - Atlanta Defeats Texas 4-2
|Recap - Atlanta Defeats Texas 4-2|
Atlanta got a 4-2 victory over Texas on Sunday, with Jair Jurrjens earning the victory and helping Braves moneyline bettors cash out.
The Braves were a -103 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Jair Jurrjens earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jason Heyward in the win.
Texas' starting pitcher Alexi Ogando worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Nelson Cruz in a losing cause.
Texas outhit their counterparts 9-7 in the game.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. Texas will aim to get back on the winning track vs Houston.