Washington Drops Philadelphia 3-0 - Match Report
Washington got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 3-0 victory over Philadelphia on Thursday at Nationals Park.
Washington was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Ross Detwiler earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adam LaRoche in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cole Hamels worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Kevin Frandsen in a losing cause.
Washington outhit their counterparts 8-3 in the game.
The game was closed out by Tyler Clippard who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 2 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
Washington heads into a battle against Miami. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Arizona.