Game Wrap - Philadelphia 4-0 Victors Over Nationals
Cliff Lee reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 Nationals en route to a 4-0 win over Washington on Thursday at Nationals Park.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as -153 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Philadelphia got 9 innings from Cliff Lee, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 12. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 1 RBI from Placido Polanco in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Wilson Ramos in a losing cause.
Philadelphia enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-3 advantage in hits.
Philadelphia looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Florida. Washington will aim to get back on the winning track vs Milwaukee.