St. Louis Falls 5-2 to Atlanta - Recap
Atlanta grabbed a 5-2 win over St. Louis on Sunday, as Kris Medlen was credited with a win at Turner Field.
Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as +106 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Atlanta got 6 innings from Kris Medlen, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Jason Heyward in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Shelby Miller worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Beltran in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 12 hits, while St. Louis only had 8.
The game was closed out by Craig Kimbrel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.
Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Colorado. St. Louis will aim to get back on the winning track at Pittsburgh.