Washington Chicago Game Ends in 9-5 Nationals Victory - Recap
Chicago lost in extra innings on Friday, falling 9-5 to Washington in 14 innings.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as +105 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Collin Balester earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 2 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ryan Zimmerman in the win.
Chicago got a 7-inning outing from Edwin Jackson in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while A.J. Pierzynski had 3 hits in the loss for the White Sox.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 19 hits, while Chicago only had 15.