Joe Saunders vs Edwin Jackson Battle Sees Arizona Fall 5-4
|Joe Saunders vs Edwin Jackson Battle Sees Arizona Fall 5-4|
Washington got a 5-4 victory over Arizona on Wednesday, with Henry Rodriguez earning the victory and helping Nationals moneyline bettors cash out.
Washington won as a -118 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Henry Rodriguez earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ian Desmond in the win.
Arizona's starting pitcher Joe Saunders worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Miguel Montero in a losing cause.
Arizona outhit their counterparts 11-10 in the game.