Los Angeles Atlanta Game Ends in 8-5 Braves Victory - Recap
Atlanta had a 5-RBI day from Justin Upton on Friday at Turner Field as the Braves defeated Los Angeles 8-5 in baseball action.
The Braves were a -128 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Paul Maholm earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Justin Upton in the win.
Los Angeles got a 5-inning outing from Hyun-Jin Ryu in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 5 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Nick Punto had 2 hits in the loss for the Dodgers.
The battle of the bats favored Los Angeles as they had 10 hits, while Atlanta only had 9.
The game was closed out by Craig Kimbrel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.