New York vs Washington Recap - Mets Over Nationals 9-5
Washington pitchers gave up 2 home runs to David Wright and it cost them dearly in a 9-5 loss on Thursday at Nationals Park.
The Mets were a +125 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
New York got 7 1/3 innings from R.A. Dickey , who gave up 3 earned runs on 10 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Mets got 5 RBIs from David Wright in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Steve Lombardozzi in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 14 hits, while New York only had 11.
New York heads into a battle against Los Angeles. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Atlanta.