Game Wrap - Washington 5-4 Victors Over Marlins
Washington got a 5-4 victory over Miami on Sunday, with Rafael Soriano earning the victory and helping Nationals moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -320 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Rafael Soriano earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Denard Span in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Brian Flynn worked 4 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Mike Stanton in a losing cause.
Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Miami, they head home to face Philadelphia.