Washington Tops Cincinnati 3-1 - Recap
Cincinnati dropped a 3-1 decision at Nationals Park on Thursday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jordan Zimmermann.
Washington won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Washington got 5 2/3 innings from Jordan Zimmermann, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Jonny Gomes in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Ryan Hanigan in a losing cause.
Drew Storen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Washington heads into a battle against Philadelphia. Cincinnati, meanwhile, will have their next action against Pittsburgh.