Washington Tops Miami 7-1 - Recap
Miami struck out 12 times against Stephen Strasburg in losing 7-1 to Washington on Thursday at Nationals Park.
Washington was favored by -217 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Washington got 6 2/3 innings from Stephen Strasburg, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 12. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 4 RBIs from Ian Desmond in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Tom Koehler worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Christian Yelich in a losing cause.
Washington outhit their counterparts 10-3 in the game.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Miami, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.