Florida Drops Washington 8-0 - Match Report
Anibal Sanchez reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 11 Nationals en route to an 8-0 win over Washington on Sunday at Sun Life Stadium.
Florida won as a -164 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Anibal Sanchez earned the victory for the Marlins, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 11, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Gaby Sanchez in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Livan Hernandez worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Mike Morse in a losing cause.
Florida enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 13-4 advantage in hits.
Next game, Florida takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Atlanta.