Freddy Garcia Earns Win in Washington vs New York Game
The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 14 as Washington was handed a 5-3 defeat against New York on Saturday at Nationals Park.
New York was favored by -120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Freddy Garcia earned the victory for the Yankees, throwing 2 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Mark Teixeira in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Jesus Flores in a losing cause.
Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.