Nationals double Diamondbacks

Wil Nieves had two hits including a solo home run as the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 Friday night in the opener of a three-game series.

The Nationals won this game as a -110 pick’em, while the six runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9) set by sportsbooks.

John Lannan allowed just four hits and two runs over seven innings for the win, while Sean Burnett had four strikeouts over two innings of relief to notch his second save.

Joe Saunders was tagged with the Diamondbacks loss, giving up 10 hits and four runs over his six innings of work.