Gio Gonzalez vs Tyler Cloyd Battle Sees Philadelphia Fall 7-3
Washington used a 2-HR day from Mike Morse on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park as the Nationals defeated Philadelphia 7-3 in baseball action.
Washington was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Washington got 6 innings from Gio Gonzalez, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 4 RBIs from Mike Morse in the win.
Philadelphia got a 5-inning outing from Tyler Cloyd in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Kevin Frandsen had 2 hits in the loss for the Phillies.
Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.
Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against St. Louis. Philadelphia will aim to get back on the winning track at Miami.