Game Wrap - Philadelphia 5-4 Victors Over Braves
Philadelphia got a 5-4 victory over Atlanta on Friday, with Cliff Lee earning the victory and helping Phillies moneyline bettors cash out.
Philadelphia was favored by -158 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Philadelphia got 6 1/3 innings from Cliff Lee, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 3 RBIs from Humberto Quintero in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Paul Maholm worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Justin Upton in a losing cause.
Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-9 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Jonathan Papelbon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.