Washington Falls 2-1 to Cincinnati - Recap

Washington Falls 2-1 to Cincinnati - Recap

Washington dropped a 2-1 decision at Nationals Park on Wednesday as Cincinnati legged out a win behind winning pitcher Johnny Cueto.

Cincinnati won as a -138 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Cincinnati got 8 innings from Johnny Cueto, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Reds got 1 RBI from Joey Votto in the win.

Washington's starting pitcher Ross Detwiler worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Rick Ankiel in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored Cincinnati as they had 9 hits, while Washington only had 7.

Francisco Cordero pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.