Miami Falls 3-0 to Washington - Recap
Miami was unable to break through against the Washington pitching staff, losing 3-0 on Wednesday at Nationals Park.
Washington was favored by -230 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Gio Gonzalez earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 2, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Denard Span in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Kevin Slowey worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Juan Pierre in a losing cause.
Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-4 advantage in hits.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.