Atlanta vs Washington Wrap - Atlanta Wins 2-0
Atlanta's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Washington scoreless in a 2-0 victory on Thursday at Nationals Park.
The Braves were a -136 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Derek Lowe earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Brian McCann in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Livan Hernandez worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Danny Espinosa in a losing cause.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.