Atlanta vs New York Final: 5-4 - Recap
Atlanta moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 5-4 win against the New York Mets at Turner Field.
Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as -177 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Shae Simmons earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 1 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Andrelton Simmons in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Juan Lagares in a losing cause.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-7 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Craig Kimbrel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.