Philadelphia Falls 5-2 Against Washington - Game Recap
Washington grabbed a 5-2 win over Philadelphia on Friday, as Jordan Zimmermann was credited with a win at Nationals Park.
The Nationals were a -177 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.5.
Jordan Zimmermann earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 6 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Steve Lombardozzi in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Domonic Brown in a losing cause.
Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-6 advantage in hits.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.