Pittsburgh vs Washington Recap - Nationals Over Pirates 4-2
Washington got 1 inning of work from Cole Kimball en route to a 4-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Monday at Nationals Park.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -108 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Washington got 6 1/3 innings from John Lannan, who gave up 2 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 4. Cole Kimball earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Danny Espinosa in the win.
Pittsburgh got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Paul Maholm in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Andrew McCutchen had 2 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
Pittsburgh enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-6 advantage in hits.
Drew Storen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.