New York vs Washington Recap - Mets Over Nationals 3-1

Washington dropped a 3-1 decision at Nationals Park on Thursday as New York legged out a win behind winning pitcher R.A. Dickey .

The Mets were a -119 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.

New York got 7 1/3 innings from R.A. Dickey , who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Mets got 2 RBIs from Lucas Duda in the win.

Washington's starting pitcher Chien-Ming Wang worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ryan Zimmerman in a losing cause.

The battle of the bats favored New York as they had 10 hits, while Washington only had 5.

Frank Francisco pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.

New York heads into a battle against New York. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Boston.