Atlanta Falls 14-1 to Philadelphia - Recap
Philadelphia scored early and often on Sunday, sprinting to a lead and into double figures with a 14-1 win over Atlanta.
Philadelphia was favored by -172 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Cole Hamels earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 6 RBIs from Raul Ibanez in the win.
Atlanta got a 6-inning outing from Derek Lowe in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Freddie Freeman had 1 hit in the loss for the Braves.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 20 hits, while Atlanta only had 4.
Philadelphia looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Atlanta will aim to get back on the winning track vs Washington.