Nationals trim Royals

Nationals trim Royals

Luis Atilano gave up one run over 5 1-3 innings to get the win in the Washington Nationals' 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

Washington won as -110 home favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 9-run total set by sportsbooks.

Josh Willingham was 3-for-4 with a big fly for the Nationals, as Ryan Zimmerman went 2-for-4 with a run batted in for Washington.

Scott Podsednik knocked in three runs for Kansas City, while Anthony Lerew allowed four runs over 5 1-3 innings to take the loss for the Royals.