Nationals bang out 21 hits; dump Astros

Nationals bang out 21 hits; dump Astros

The Washington Nationals exploded offensively as they cruised past the Houston Astros 13-2 Saturday night at Minute Maid Park.

Washington won the game as +140 underdogs, while the 15 runs sailed OVER the posted over/under (9.5).

Josh Willingham led the way with two home runs and drove in four runs for the Nationals. Craig Stammen went the distance on the mound for his second victory.

Miguel Tejada and Lance Berkman drove in the runs for the Astros.