Chicago Falls 5-2 Against Atlanta - Game Recap
Atlanta used a 2-HR day from Andrelton Simmons on Sunday at Wrigley Field as the Braves defeated Chicago 5-2 in baseball action.
Atlanta won as a -157 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Atlanta got 6 innings from Julio Teheran, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 3 RBIs from Andrelton Simmons in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Edwin Jackson worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Dioner Navarro in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 12 hits, while Chicago only had 8.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 3 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Milwaukee. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track vs Pittsburgh.