Atlanta Tops Chicago 6-5 - Recap
|Atlanta Tops Chicago 6-5 - Recap|
Justin Upton swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Braves defeated Chicago 6-5 at Turner Field.
Atlanta won as a -170 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Atlanta got 5 innings from Julio Teheran, who gave up 5 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. Eric O'Flaherty earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Justin Upton in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Carlos Villanueva worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Anthony Rizzo in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 13 hits, while Atlanta only had 12.