Hernandez, Nationals edge Royals

Hernandez, Nationals edge Royals

Livan Hernandez allowed one run over seven innings to get the win in the Washington Nationals' 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.

Washington won as -140 home favorites, while the game played UNDER the 9-run total set by oddsmakers.

Christian Guzman and Mike Morse homered for the Nationals, as Matt Capps pitched the ninth inning to pick up the save for Washington.

Jason Kendall drove in the lone run for Kansas City, while losing pitcher Bruce Chen gave up two runs over six innings for the Royals.