Jason Marquis Earns Win in Pittsburgh vs Washington Game
Washington got a 6-3 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday, with Jason Marquis earning the victory and helping Nationals moneyline bettors cash out.
The Nationals were a +116 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Jason Marquis earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 2, and allowing 8 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Mike Morse in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 4 2/3-inning outing from Kevin Correia in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 1 walk and 11 hits in his time on the mound, while Neil Walker had 3 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 15 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 11.
Drew Storen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.