Atlanta San Diego Game Ends in 5-3 Padres Victory - Recap
San Diego used a 2-HR day from Ryan Ludwick on Monday at PETCO Park as the Padres defeated Atlanta 5-3 in baseball action.
The Padres were a +118 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Cory Luebke earned the victory for the Padres, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Ryan Ludwick in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Derek Lowe worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Gonzalez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 8 hits, while San Diego only had 7.