Recap - Atlanta Defeats Chicago 2-0
Ervin Santana led Atlanta to a shutout performance against Chicago 2-0 on Saturday at Turner Field.
Atlanta was favored by -161 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Atlanta got 7 innings from Ervin Santana, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 1 RBI from Ryan Doumit in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija worked 6 innings, giving up 2 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ryan Kalish in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.