Washington Downed 5-2 By Florida - John Lannan Takes Loss
Florida grabbed a 5-2 win over Washington on Thursday, as Brian Sanches was credited with a win at Nationals Park.
Bettors who backed the Marlins were rewarded as +140 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Florida got 3 2/3 innings from Brad Hand, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 3. Brian Sanches earned the victory, while the Marlins got 1 RBI from Emilio Bonifacio in the win.
Washington got a 5 2/3-inning outing from John Lannan in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 4 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Ryan Zimmerman had 4 hits in the loss for the Nationals.
Florida enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.
Florida looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Atlanta. Washington will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.