Recap - Atlanta Defeats Houston 4-1
Atlanta grabbed a 4-1 win over Houston on Friday, as Tim Hudson was credited with a win at Turner Field.
The Braves were a -280 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Tim Hudson earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Chipper Jones in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Armando Galarraga worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 6 hits, while Houston only had 4.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.