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Washington Drops Chicago 7-3 - Match Report

Washington got innings of work from en route to a 7-3 victory over Chicago on Friday at Nationals Park.

The Nationals were a -128 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Washington got 6 2/3 innings from Ross Detwiler, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. earned the victory, while the Nationals got 3 RBIs from Ian Desmond in the win.

Chicago got a 5-inning outing from Jeff Samardzija in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Starlin Castro had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.

The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 10 hits, while Washington only had 9.