New York Drops Washington 4-1 - Match Report
Washington dropped a 4-1 decision at Nationals Park on Sunday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher Ivan Nova.
The Yankees were a -109 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
New York got 7 2/3 innings from Ivan Nova, who gave up 1 earned run on 7 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Yankees got 1 RBI from Curtis Granderson in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Edwin Jackson worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Bryce Harper in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 10 hits, while Washington only had 7.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Tampa Bay.