Philadelphia Falls 3-0 to Washington - Recap
Philadelphia was unable to break through against the Washington pitching staff, losing 3-0 on Tuesday at Citizens Bank Park.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as +220 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Washington got 7 1/3 innings from Ross Detwiler, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 1 RBI from Danny Espinosa in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cliff Lee worked 7 innings, giving up 11 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ben Francisco in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 11 hits, while Philadelphia only had 3.
The game was closed out by Drew Storen who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.