Philadelphia Drops Washington 4-1 - Match Report
Philadelphia got a 4-1 victory over Washington on Sunday, with Cliff Lee earning the victory and helping Phillies moneyline bettors cash out.
Philadelphia won as a -122 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Cliff Lee earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 7 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Jimmy Rollins in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adam LaRoche in a losing cause.
The game was closed out by Josh Lindblom who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Miami.