Washington vs Chicago Final: 5-2 - Recap
Washington got a 5-2 victory over Chicago on Wednesday, with Jordan Zimmermann earning the victory and helping Nationals moneyline bettors cash out.
Washington was favored by -152 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Washington got 7 innings from Jordan Zimmermann, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Danny Espinosa in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Gavin Floyd worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Alex Rios in a losing cause.
Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-9 advantage in hits.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.