Kevin Correia vs Julio Teheran Tilt Ends in Atlanta 5-1 Win
|Kevin Correia vs Julio Teheran Tilt Ends in Atlanta 5-1 Win|
Minnesota dropped a 5-1 decision at Turner Field on Monday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher Julio Teheran.
Atlanta was favored by -151 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Julio Teheran earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 8 1/3 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Dan Uggla in the win.
Minnesota's starting pitcher Kevin Correia worked 4 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Justin Morneau in a losing cause.
Atlanta outhit their counterparts 9-6 in the game.
The game was closed out by Cory Gearrin who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.