Philadelphia Falls 2-1 to Atlanta - Recap

Philadelphia Falls 2-1 to Atlanta - Recap

Atlanta moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 2-1 win against the Philadelphia Phillies at Turner Field.

Atlanta won as a -124 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Mike Minor earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Jason Heyward in the win.

Philadelphia's starting pitcher Joe Blanton worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Shane Victorino in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 5 hits, while Philadelphia only had 4.

The game was closed out by Craig Kimbrel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.