Kris Medlen vs Ervin Santana Battle Sees Kansas City Fall 4-3
Atlanta got a 4-3 victory over Kansas City on Tuesday, with Kris Medlen earning the victory and helping Braves moneyline bettors cash out.
The Braves were a +104 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Atlanta got 7 innings from Kris Medlen, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 3 RBIs from Jason Heyward in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Ervin Santana worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Alex Gordon in a losing cause.
Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-8 advantage in hits.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.