Recap - Washington Defeats San Francisco 9-2
Washington's Ian Desmond was a wrecking crew on Monday, driving in 5 runs to lead the Nationals to a 9-2 result against San Francisco.
Washington was favored by -127 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Stephen Strasburg earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Ian Desmond in the win.
San Francisco's starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong worked 6 innings, giving up 9 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Joaquin Arias in a losing cause.
Washington outhit their counterparts 12-8 in the game.