Game Wrap - Washington 8-6 Victors Over Cardinals
Washington moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of an 8-6 win against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
Washington was an underdog by +132 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
John Lannan earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 3, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ian Desmond in the win.
St. Louis got a 3-inning outing from Jake Westbrook in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Ryan Theriot had 4 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
St. Louis outhit their counterparts 14-10 in the game.
Drew Storen pitched the final 1 1/3 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.