Recap - Atlanta Defeats Toronto 4-3
|Recap - Atlanta Defeats Toronto 4-3|
Atlanta needed extra innings to claim victory on Friday, scoring late against Toronto for a 4-3 final at Turner Field.
Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as -167 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Cristhian Martinez earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Dan Uggla in the win.
Toronto's starting pitcher Kyle Drabek worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Edwin Encarnacion in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 9 hits, while Toronto only had 5.