Recap - Washington Defeats New York 5-2

Recap - Washington Defeats New York 5-2

Washington moneyline bettors cashed on Friday courtesy of a 5-2 win against the New York Mets at Nationals Park.

The Nationals were a -138 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Tanner Roark earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Tyler Moore in the win.

New York got a 4-inning outing from Jonathon Niese in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Eric Young had 1 hit in the loss for the Mets.

Washington outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.

The game was closed out by Rafael Soriano who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 2 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.