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Washington Drops Philadelphia 2-1 - Match Report

Washington grabbed a 2-1 win over Philadelphia on Wednesday, as John Lannan was credited with a win at Nationals Park.

The Nationals were a +131 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.

John Lannan earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 5 1/3 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 3, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Jayson Werth in the win.

Philadelphia's starting pitcher Roy Oswalt worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ryan Howard in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 6 hits, while Philadelphia only had 5.

The game was closed out by Drew Storen who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.

Washington heads into a battle against Arizona. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Pittsburgh.