Madison Bumgarner vs Tim Hudson Battle Sees San Francisco Fall 3-2
Atlanta grabbed a 3-2 win over San Francisco on Thursday, as Tim Hudson was credited with a win at Turner Field.
Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as -113 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Tim Hudson earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 8 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Michael Bourn in the win.
San Francisco got a 7-inning outing from Madison Bumgarner in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Melky Cabrera had 2 hits in the loss for the Giants.
The battle of the bats favored San Francisco as they had 9 hits, while Atlanta only had 3.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For San Francisco, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.