Casey Coleman vs Jordan Zimmermann Tilt Ends in Washington 5-4 Win
Washington needed extra innings to claim victory on Monday, scoring late against Chicago for a 5-4 final at Nationals Park.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -174 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 8.5.
Henry Rodriguez earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Laynce Nix in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Casey Coleman worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Carlos Pena in a losing cause.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-7 advantage in hits.