Game Wrap - Washington 5-3 Victors Over Marlins
Florida lost in extra innings on Thursday, falling 5-3 to Washington in 11 innings.
Washington was an underdog by +171 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Washington got 5 innings from John Lannan, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. Todd Coffey earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Adam LaRoche in the win.
Florida's starting pitcher Josh Johnson worked 6 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Hanley Ramirez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Florida as they had 9 hits, while Washington only had 8.
Sean Burnett pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face Houston.