St. Louis vs Atlanta Wrap - Atlanta Wins 2-1
|St. Louis vs Atlanta Wrap - Atlanta Wins 2-1|
St. Louis dropped a 2-1 decision at Turner Field on Tuesday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher David Carpenter.
Atlanta won as a -116 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
David Carpenter earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Justin Upton in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Tyler Lyons worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Holliday in a losing cause.
Atlanta outhit their counterparts 8-6 in the game.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.