Florida Falls 4-3 Against Washington - Game Recap
Florida dropped a 4-3 decision at Nationals Park on Sunday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Chien-Ming Wang.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -146 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Washington got 6 2/3 innings from Chien-Ming Wang, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Chris Marrero in the win.
Florida's starting pitcher Brad Hand worked 4 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Emilio Bonifacio in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Florida as they had 6 hits, while Washington only had 5.
The game was closed out by Drew Storen who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Philadelphia. Florida will aim to get back on the winning track vs Atlanta.