A.J. Burnett vs Brandon McCarthy Tilt Ends in Philadelphia 2-0 Win
Arizona wasted a 12-effort from Brandon McCarthy and fell 2-0 on Sunday against Philadelphia at Chase Field.
Philadelphia won as a +121 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Philadelphia got 8 innings from A.J. Burnett, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 1 RBI from Chase Utley in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 12 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Chris Owings in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 8 hits, while Arizona only had 6.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Philadelphia looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Arizona will aim to get back on the winning track vs Colorado.