Washington Falls 3-2 to Philadelphia - Recap
Washington wasted a 10-effort from Stephen Strasburg and fell 3-2 on Monday against Philadelphia at Citizens Bank Park.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as +117 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Philadelphia got 7 innings from Cole Hamels, who gave up 1 earned run on 2 hits, while striking out 8. B.J. Rosenberg earned the victory, while the Phillies got 2 RBIs from Carlos Ruiz in the win.
Washington got a 6-inning outing from Stephen Strasburg in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 2 hits in his time on the mound, while Bryce Harper had 1 hit in the loss for the Nationals.
Washington outhit their counterparts 5-4 in the game.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.