Ervin Santana vs Javier Vazquez Battle Sees Los Angeles Fall 5-2
Florida grabbed a 5-2 win over Los Angeles on Tuesday, as Javier Vazquez was credited with a win at Sun Life Stadium.
Florida was an underdog by +114 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Javier Vazquez earned the victory for the Marlins, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 0, and allowing 10 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Mike Stanton in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Ervin Santana worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Torii Hunter in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 13 hits, while Florida only had 12.
The game was closed out by Leo Nunez who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.