Tommy Hanson Tagged With Loss in Giants-Braves Match
San Francisco got 8 innings of work from Barry Zito en route to a 5-2 victory over Atlanta on Thursday at AT&T Park.
San Francisco was an underdog by +118 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Barry Zito earned the victory for the Giants, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Hector Sanchez in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Tommy Hanson worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Reed Johnson in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored San Francisco as they had 9 hits, while Atlanta only had 6.
Sergio Romo pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.