Game Wrap - Washington 6-5 Victors Over Astros
Washington grabbed a 6-5 win over Houston on Wednesday, as Aaron Barrett was credited with a win at Nationals Park.
Washington was favored by -172 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.
Aaron Barrett earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 1/3 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Anthony Rendon in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Scott Feldman worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
Washington outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.
The game was closed out by R Soriano who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Atlanta. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.