Washington Falls 3-1 to Philadelphia - Recap
Philadelphia got a 3-1 victory over Washington on Thursday, with Kyle Kendrick earning the victory and helping Phillies moneyline bettors cash out.
Philadelphia was an underdog by +127 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Kyle Kendrick earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Ben Revere in the win.
Washington got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Jordan Zimmermann in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Jayson Werth had 2 hits in the loss for the Nationals.
Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-5 advantage in hits.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Miami.