Gio Gonzalez vs Cliff Lee Battle Sees Philadelphia Fall 5-1
Washington got a 5-1 victory over Philadelphia on Wednesday, with Gio Gonzalez earning the victory and helping Nationals moneyline bettors cash out.
The Nationals were a +117 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Washington got 7 innings from Gio Gonzalez, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 1 RBI from Denard Span in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cliff Lee worked 7 innings, giving up 9 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Carlos Ruiz in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 10 hits, while Philadelphia only had 7.