Atlanta vs Philadelphia Final: 5-4 - Recap
Atlanta needed extra innings to claim victory on Saturday, scoring late against Philadelphia for a 5-4 final at Citizens Bank Park.
The Braves were a -143 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Luis Avilan earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 1, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Freddie Freeman in the win.
Philadelphia got a 4 1/3-inning outing from John Lannan in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Jimmy Rollins had 2 hits in the loss for the Phillies.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 7 hits, while Atlanta only had 5.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.