Scott Downs Earns Win in Atlanta vs Colorado Game
Atlanta needed extra innings to claim victory on Monday, scoring late against Colorado for a 9-8 final at Turner Field.
Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as -136 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Atlanta got 3 2/3 innings from Brandon Beachy, who gave up 7 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 5. Scott Downs earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Chris Johnson in the win.
Colorado got a 5-inning outing from Jorge De La Rosa in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Carlos Gonzalez had 5 hits in the loss for the Rockies.
Colorado enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 15-12 advantage in hits.