Ubaldo Jimenez Tagged With Loss in Braves-Indians Match
Ubaldo Jimenez struck out 10 Atlanta batters, but it wasn't enough as the Braves defeated Cleveland 3-1 in MLB action Thursday.
Atlanta was favored by -144 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Atlanta got 7 innings from Kris Medlen, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 3 RBIs from Brian McCann in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 10 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.
Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with an 8-7 advantage in hits.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Miami. Cleveland will aim to get back on the winning track at Detroit.