Philadelphia Tops Washington 4-2 - Recap
Philadelphia got a 4-2 victory over Washington on Tuesday, with Cliff Lee earning the victory and helping Phillies moneyline bettors cash out.
Philadelphia won as a -164 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Cliff Lee earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 0, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Kevin Frandsen in the win.
Washington got a 6-inning outing from Ross Detwiler in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 0 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Adam LaRoche had 2 hits in the loss for the Nationals.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 9 hits, while Washington only had 6.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.