John Lannan vs Kyle Kendrick Battle Sees Philadelphia Fall 8-4
Washington got an 8-4 victory over Philadelphia on Wednesday, with John Lannan earning the victory and helping Nationals moneyline bettors cash out.
Washington was an underdog by +112 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Washington got 5 1/3 innings from John Lannan, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 3 RBIs from Bryce Harper in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick worked 2 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Chase Utley in a losing cause.
Washington outhit their counterparts 9-8 in the game.