Chicago Washington Game Ends in 7-4 Nationals Victory - Recap
Washington got a 7-4 victory over Chicago on Thursday, with Dan Haren earning the victory and helping Nationals moneyline bettors cash out.
The Nationals were a -142 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Washington got 5 innings from Dan Haren, who gave up 3 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Bryce Harper in the win.
Chicago got a 3 2/3-inning outing from Dylan Axelrod in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 4 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Alejandro De Aza had 2 hits in the loss for the White Sox.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 13 hits, while Washington only had 10.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Washington takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Cleveland.