Matt Cain vs Ross Detwiler Tilt Ends in Washington 6-5 Win
Washington got a 6-5 victory over San Francisco on Thursday, with Tyler Clippard earning the victory and helping Nationals moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Tyler Clippard earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Bryce Harper in the win.
San Francisco's starting pitcher Matt Cain worked 6 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Justin Christian in a losing cause.
San Francisco enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 15-12 advantage in hits.
Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Colorado. San Francisco will aim to get back on the winning track at Pittsburgh.