New York Falls 7-2 to Washington - Recap

New York Falls 7-2 to Washington - Recap

Washington shook off a 10-strikeout performance by Aaron Harang and still managed to post a 7-2 victory over the Mets on Thursday at Citi Field.

Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -159 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.

Washington got 6 innings from Tanner Roark, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Ryan Zimmerman in the win.

New York's starting pitcher Aaron Harang worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 10 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Eric Young in a losing cause.

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 vs Miami.