Pittsburgh vs Atlanta Wrap - Atlanta Wins 5-4
Atlanta scored 1 run in the 10 to edge Pittsburgh 5-4 on Tuesday at Turner Field.
Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as -163 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Anthony Varvaro earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Freddie Freeman in the win.
Pittsburgh's starting pitcher Jeff Locke worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Andrew McCutchen in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 10 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 5.