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Philadelphia vs Atlanta Wrap - Philadelphia Wins 2-0

Philadelphia vs Atlanta Wrap - Philadelphia Wins 2-0

Atlanta couldn't get its offense rolling against Cliff Lee in a 2-0 loss to Philadelphia in baseball action on Thursday.

Philadelphia was an underdog by +112 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 6.5.

Cliff Lee earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Ben Revere in the win.

Atlanta's starting pitcher Kris Medlen worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Justin Upton in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 8 hits, while Atlanta only had 2.

The game was closed out by Jonathan Papelbon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.

Philadelphia heads into a battle against Kansas City. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Chicago.