Atlanta Drops New York 6-5 - Match Report
Atlanta grabbed a 6-5 win over New York on Sunday, as Jonny Venters was credited with a win at Citi Field.
Atlanta was an underdog by +107 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Atlanta got 5 2/3 innings from Mike Minor, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. Jonny Venters earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Alex Gonzalez in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Dillon Gee worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jason Bay in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 12 hits, while Atlanta only had 10.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face Florida looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face San Diego.