Atlanta Tops Los Angeles 5-4 - Recap
Atlanta scored 1 run in the 12 to edge Los Angeles 5-4 on Saturday at Angel Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as -120 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Atlanta got 6 innings from Tommy Hanson, who gave up 4 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. Scott Proctor earned the victory, while the Braves got 4 RBIs from Joe Mather in the win.
Los Angeles' starting pitcher Joel Pineiro worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Torii Hunter in a losing cause.
Atlanta outhit their counterparts 17-5 in the game.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.