Recap - Atlanta Defeats St. Louis 2-0
|Recap - Atlanta Defeats St. Louis 2-0|
Atlanta got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 2-0 victory over St. Louis on Saturday at Turner Field.
The Braves were a -135 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Atlanta got 7 innings from Julio Teheran, who gave up 0 earned runs on 2 hits, while striking out 6. Luis Avilan earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Andrelton Simmons in the win.
St. Louis got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Joe Kelly in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Matt Holliday had 1 hit in the loss for the Cardinals.
Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-2 advantage in hits.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.