Jair Jurrjens vs Ryan Dempster Battle Sees Chicago Fall 3-0
Atlanta didn’t allow Chicago to get untracked at the plate, mowing them down for a 3-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Monday.
The Braves were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Atlanta got 6 1/3 innings from Jair Jurrjens, who gave up 0 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 1 RBI from Martin Prado in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Ryan Dempster worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Aramis Ramirez in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 9-6 in the game.
Jonny Venters pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.