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Kyle Lohse vs John Lannan Battle Sees St. Louis Fall 7-4

The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as St. Louis was handed a 7-4 defeat against Washington on Thursday at Nationals Park.

Washington was favored by -106 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Washington got 7 innings from John Lannan, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 2. Sean Burnett earned the victory, while the Nationals got 4 RBIs from Danny Espinosa in the win.

St. Louis got a 6-inning outing from Kyle Lohse in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Albert Pujols had 2 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.

Washington outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.

Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Baltimore. St. Louis will aim to get back on the winning track vs Kansas City.