Philip Hughes Tagged With Loss in Yankees-Braves Match
Jason Heyward swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs as his Braves defeated New York 10-5 at Yankee Stadium.
The Braves were a +149 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 11.5.
Tommy Hanson earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Freddie Freeman in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Philip Hughes worked 4 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Robinson Cano in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 11 hits, while New York only had 8.
Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Boston. New York will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.