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Jason Marquis Tagged With Loss in Nationals-Rockies Match

Washington dropped a 2-1 decision at Nationals Park on Saturday as Colorado legged out a win behind winning pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez.

Colorado won as a -116 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Ubaldo Jimenez earned the victory for the Rockies, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 1, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Todd Helton in the win.

Washington's starting pitcher Jason Marquis worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Mike Morse in a losing cause.

Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-6 advantage in hits.

The game was closed out by Huston Street who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.