Nationals slam Astros

Nationals slam Astros

Ryan Zimmerman was 2-for-4 with a three-run blast and four runs batted in, as the Washington Nationals creamed the Houston Astros 14-4 on Monday.

Washington won as +140 road underdogs, while the game played OVER the 7.5-run total set by oddsmakers.

Adam Dunn went 2-for-5 with four RBIs for the Nationals, as Luis Atilano allowed three earned runs over 6 2-3 innings to get the win for Washington.

Gustavo Chacin homered for Houston, while losing pitcher Roy Oswalt was rocked for four runs over 2 1-3 innings to take the loss for the Astros.