Houston vs Washington Wrap - Washington Wins 6-3
Washington got 6 innings of work from Stephen Strasburg en route to a 6-3 victory over Houston on Monday at Nationals Park.
The Nationals were a -255 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Washington got 6 innings from Stephen Strasburg, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Steve Lombardozzi in the win.
Houston got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Kyle Weiland in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 4 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Travis Buck had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 13 hits, while Houston only had 9.
Henry Rodriguez pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.