New York Falls 4-3 Against Washington - Game Recap
New York dropped a 4-3 decision at Nationals Park on Thursday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Livan Hernandez.
Washington was an underdog by -103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Livan Hernandez earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Jayson Werth in the win.
New York got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Chris Capuano in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Josh Thole had 3 hits in the loss for the Mets.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 10 hits, while New York only had 8.
Drew Storen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against San Francisco. New York will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.