Atlanta Downed 3-2 By Arizona - Craig Kimbrel Takes Loss
Arizona got 1 inning of work from David Hernandez en route to a 3-2 victory over Atlanta on Thursday at Turner Field.
Bettors who backed the Diamondbacks were rewarded as +107 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
David Hernandez earned the victory for the Diamondbacks, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jason Kubel in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Jair Jurrjens worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Martin Prado in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Arizona as they had 8 hits, while Atlanta only had 6.
J.J. Putz pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Arizona looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Milwaukee. Atlanta will aim to get back on the winning track vs Washington.