Danny Salazar vs Alex Wood Battle Sees Cleveland Fall 2-0
|Danny Salazar vs Alex Wood Battle Sees Cleveland Fall 2-0|
Alex Wood led Atlanta to a shutout performance against Cleveland 2-0 on Tuesday at Turner Field.
Atlanta won as a -126 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Alex Wood earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 4, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Elliot Johnson in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Danny Salazar worked 4 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Asdrubal Cabrera in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Cleveland as they had 6 hits, while Atlanta only had 3.
The game was closed out by Craig Kimbrel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.