Sean Burnett Earns Win in Washington vs Philadelphia Game
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 10 as Philadelphia was handed a 5-4 defeat against Washington on Sunday at Nationals Park.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as +185 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Sean Burnett earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Danny Espinosa in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Roy Halladay worked 5 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Shane Victorino in a losing cause.
Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-8 advantage in hits.
Next game, Washington takes its act home to face Arizona looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face New York.