Washington Drops Philadelphia 10-2 - Match Report
Danny Espinosa swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 4 runs as his Nationals defeated Philadelphia 10-2 at Nationals Park.
Washington was an underdog by +155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Washington got 6 1/3 innings from Jason Marquis, who gave up 2 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 4 RBIs from Danny Espinosa in the win.
Philadelphia got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Cliff Lee in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Placido Polanco had 2 hits in the loss for the Phillies.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 13 hits, while Philadelphia only had 9.