San Diego Downed 5-2 By Philadelphia - Ian Kennedy Takes Loss
Philadelphia grabbed a 5-2 win over San Diego on Tuesday, as AJ Burnett was credited with a win at Citizens Bank Park.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as +104 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Philadelphia got 7 1/3 innings from AJ Burnett, who gave up 2 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 3. AJ Burnett earned the victory, while the Phillies got 4 RBIs from Marlon Byrd in the win.
San Diego's starting pitcher Ian Kennedy worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Will Venable in a losing cause.
Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-5 advantage in hits.
Jon Papelbon pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.