New York vs Washington Wrap - Washington Wins 3-2
|New York vs Washington Wrap - Washington Wins 3-2|
Scott Hairston swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs but it wasn't enough as Nationals defeated New York 3-2 at Nationals Park.
Washington was favored by -118 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Drew Storen earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Ian Desmond in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Jonathon Niese worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Reyes in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 11 hits, while New York only had 9.
Washington heads into a battle against Atlanta. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida.