Stephen Strasburg vs Felix Doubront Battle Sees Boston Fall 7-4
Stephen Strasburg reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 13 Red Sox en route to a 7-4 win over Boston on Friday at Fenway Park.
The Nationals were a -103 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Washington got 6 innings from Stephen Strasburg, who gave up 2 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 13. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 3 RBIs from Bryce Harper in the win.
Boston's starting pitcher Felix Doubront worked 4 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Daniel Nava in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 12 hits, while Boston only had 8.
The game was closed out by Tyler Clippard who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.