Washington Philadelphia Game Ends in 1-0 Phillies Victory - Recap
Fausto Carmona led Philadelphia to a shutout performance against Washington 1-0 on Sunday at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia won as a +126 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Fausto Carmona earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 7 1/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 3, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Chase Utley in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Denard Span in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 5 hits, while Philadelphia only had 4.
Jonathan Papelbon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face Toronto looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Los Angeles.