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Game Wrap - Washington 6-5 Victors Over Mets

New York dropped a 6-5 decision at Nationals Park on Sunday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Erik Davis.

Washington won as a -142 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Erik Davis earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Anthony Rendon in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Jonathon Niese worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Eric Young in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 16 hits, while New York only had 13.

Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.

Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Philadelphia. New York will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.