Blaine Boyer Tagged With Loss in Mets-Nationals Match
Washington needed extra innings to claim victory on Sunday, scoring late against New York for a 7-3 final at Citi Field.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as +135 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Washington got 6 innings from Jason Marquis, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 9. Drew Storen earned the victory, while the Nationals got 3 RBIs from Laynce Nix in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Chris Young worked 7 innings, giving up 1 hit and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jose Reyes in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 8 hits, while Washington only had 7.
Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Philadelphia. New York will aim to get back on the winning track vs Colorado.