A.J. Burnett vs Tommy Hanson Battle Sees Pittsburgh Fall 6-1
|A.J. Burnett vs Tommy Hanson Battle Sees Pittsburgh Fall 6-1|
Atlanta got 6 innings of work from Tommy Hanson en route to a 6-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday at Turner Field.
Atlanta was favored by -171 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Atlanta got 6 innings from Tommy Hanson, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Dan Uggla in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher A.J. Burnett worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Presley in a losing cause.
Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-6 advantage in hits.
Kris Medlen pitched the final 3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.