Chicago Downed 5-4 By Washington - Michael Bowden Takes Loss
Chicago lost in extra innings on Thursday, falling 5-4 to Washington in 13 innings.
The Nationals were a -164 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Washington got 8 2/3 innings from Stephen Strasburg, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 8. Craig Stammen earned the victory, while the Nationals got 1 RBI from Anthony Rendon in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Travis Wood worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Brian Bogusevic in a losing cause.
Washington outhit their counterparts 11-8 in the game.
Drew Storen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas City. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at San Diego.