Atlanta Drops New York 3-0 - Match Report
New York was unable to break through against the Atlanta pitching staff, losing 3-0 on Friday at Citi Field.
The Braves were a +102 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Paul Maholm earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Jason Heyward in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Jonathon Niese worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Ronny Cedeno in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 7 hits, while New York only had 5.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.