Atlanta Drops Philadelphia 6-1 - Match Report
Philadelphia dropped a 6-1 decision at Citizens Bank Park on Monday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher Ben Sheets.
The Braves were a -117 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Ben Sheets earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Freddie Freeman in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Vance Worley worked 3 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Kevin Frandsen in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 11 hits, while Philadelphia only had 7.