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Gio Gonzalez vs Kyle Kendrick Battle Sees Philadelphia Fall 2-1

Washington grabbed a 2-1 win over Philadelphia on Monday, as Gio Gonzalez was credited with a win at Citizens Bank Park.

Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -125 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.

Washington got 6 innings from Gio Gonzalez, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Ian Desmond in the win.

Philadelphia got a 7-inning outing from Kyle Kendrick in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Placido Polanco had 2 hits in the loss for the Phillies.

The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 6 hits, while Washington only had 5.

Sean Burnett pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.