Matt Garza Tagged With Loss in Braves-Cubs Match
Atlanta got a 7-3 victory over Chicago on Thursday, with Mike Minor earning the victory and helping Braves moneyline bettors cash out.
Atlanta won as a -146 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Atlanta got 6 1/3 innings from Mike Minor, who gave up 2 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 3 RBIs from Brian McCann in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Matt Garza worked 4 innings, giving up 5 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from David DeJesus in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 9 hits, while Chicago only had 5.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face New York.