Washington vs Philadelphia Game Final 7-1 - Gio Gonzalez Earns Win
Washington moneyline bettors cashed on Saturday courtesy of a 7-1 win against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -119 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.5.
Gio Gonzalez earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jayson Werth in the win.
Philadelphia got a 6-inning outing from Vance Worley in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 11 hits in his time on the mound, while Hunter Pence had 2 hits in the loss for the Phillies.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 15 hits, while Philadelphia only had 5.