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Chicago vs Washington Wrap - Washington Wins 5-4

Washington grabbed a 5-4 win over Chicago on Wednesday, as Ryan Mattheus was credited with a win at Nationals Park.

Washington won as a -140 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Washington got 6 innings from Tom Gorzelanny, who gave up 4 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 6. Ryan Mattheus earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Danny Espinosa in the win.

Chicago got a 4-inning outing from Randy Wells in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 1 walk and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Reed Johnson had 2 hits in the loss for the Cubs.

Washington outhit their counterparts 13-8 in the game.

The game was closed out by Drew Storen who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.