Jacob Turner vs Tommy Hanson Tilt Ends in Atlanta 6-2 Win
|Jacob Turner vs Tommy Hanson Tilt Ends in Atlanta 6-2 Win|
Atlanta got a 6-2 victory over Miami on Thursday, with Tommy Hanson earning the victory and helping Braves moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as -195 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Tommy Hanson earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Dan Uggla in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Jacob Turner worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Gil Velazquez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 8 hits, while Miami only had 7.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Miami, they head home to face Philadelphia.