Recap - Washington Defeats Chicago 3-1
|Recap - Washington Defeats Chicago 3-1|
Chicago dropped a 3-1 decision at Wrigley Field on Tuesday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Chien-Ming Wang.
The Nationals were a +145 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Washington got 6 innings from Chien-Ming Wang, who gave up 0 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Jonny Gomes in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Matt Garza worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Starlin Castro in a losing cause.
Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-3 advantage in hits.
Drew Storen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.