Jeff Samardzija vs Tim Hudson Tilt Ends in Atlanta 5-1 Win
Chicago wasted a 13-effort from Jeff Samardzija and fell 5-1 on Sunday against Atlanta at Turner Field.
The Braves were a -130 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Atlanta got 6 2/3 innings from Tim Hudson, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Ramiro Pena in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 13 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Starlin Castro in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 6 hits, while Chicago only had 5.
Atlanta heads into a battle against Miami. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Milwaukee.