Alex Wood vs Kyle Kendrick Battle Sees Atlanta Fall 6-5
Philadelphia moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 6-5 win against the Atlanta Braves at Citizens Bank Park.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as +156 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Philadelphia got 6 innings from Kyle Kendrick, who gave up 3 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 8. Jonathan Papelbon earned the victory, while the Phillies got 3 RBIs from Carlos Ruiz in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Alex Wood worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Andrelton Simmons in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 15 hits, while Atlanta only had 7.