Houston Falls 6-1 Against Atlanta - Game Recap

Houston dropped a 6-1 decision at Turner Field on Sunday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jonny Venters.

Atlanta won as a -240 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Atlanta got 5 1/3 innings from Kris Medlen, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 6. Jonny Venters earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Paul Janish in the win.

Houston's starting pitcher Bud Norris worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Brett Wallace in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 9 hits, while Houston only had 8.

Atlanta heads into a battle against Philadelphia. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.