Jair Jurrjens vs Clayton Kershaw Battle Sees Atlanta Fall 5-3
|Jair Jurrjens vs Clayton Kershaw Battle Sees Atlanta Fall 5-3|
Los Angeles needed extra innings to claim victory on Thursday, scoring late against Atlanta for a 5-3 final at Dodger Stadium.
The Dodgers were a -142 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.
Los Angeles got 8 2/3 innings from Clayton Kershaw, who gave up 3 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. Matt Guerrier earned the victory, while the Dodgers got 2 RBIs from Casey Blake in the win.
Atlanta got a 6-inning outing from Jair Jurrjens in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Freddie Freeman had 2 hits in the loss for the Braves.
Los Angeles outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.
Los Angeles looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. Atlanta will aim to get back on the winning track at San Francisco.