Washington Downed 8-0 By Philadelphia - Stephen Strasburg Takes Loss
Philadelphia got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to an 8-0 victory over Washington on Tuesday at Nationals Park.
Bettors who backed the Phillies were rewarded as +126 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.5.
Philadelphia got 7 innings from Cliff Lee, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Phillies got 2 RBIs from Jimmy Rollins in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg worked 4 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Steve Lombardozzi in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 13 hits, while Washington only had 5.