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Washington Falls 8-2 Against Chicago - Game Recap

Chicago got innings of work from en route to an 8-2 victory over Washington on Saturday at Nationals Park.

Bettors who backed the Cubs were rewarded as +181 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.

Chicago got 5 1/3 innings from Edwin Jackson, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 3. earned the victory, while the Cubs got 2 RBIs from David DeJesus in the win.

Washington got a 5-inning outing from Stephen Strasburg in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Ian Desmond had 3 hits in the loss for the Nationals.

The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 12 hits, while Washington only had 6.