Philip Humber Tagged With Loss in White Sox-Nationals Match
Chicago dropped a 2-1 decision at U.S. Cellular Field on Sunday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Livan Hernandez.
The Nationals were a +147 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.
Livan Hernandez earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 6 2/3 innings of work, striking out 9, walking 2, and allowing 8 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Danny Espinosa in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Philip Humber worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 3 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Juan Pierre in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 8 hits, while Washington only had 3.
Drew Storen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Washington heads into a battle against Los Angeles. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against Colorado.