Recap - Atlanta Defeats Philadelphia 5-2
|Recap - Atlanta Defeats Philadelphia 5-2|
Atlanta got a 5-2 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday, with Jair Jurrjens earning the victory and helping Braves moneyline bettors cash out.
Atlanta won as a +135 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Atlanta got 6 1/3 innings from Jair Jurrjens, who gave up 1 earned run on 8 hits, while striking out 2. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Alex Gonzalez in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cole Hamels worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Shane Victorino in a losing cause.
Philadelphia outhit their counterparts 12-8 in the game.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Washington looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head on the road to face Florida.