Washington Drops Philadelphia 4-2 - Match Report
Washington got 6 2/3 innings of work from Livan Hernandez en route to a 4-2 victory over Philadelphia on Friday at Citizens Bank Park.
Washington won as a +235 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Livan Hernandez earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Livan Hernandez in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cole Hamels worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ryan Howard in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 9 hits, while Philadelphia only had 6.
The game was closed out by Drew Storen who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.