Ricky Nolasco vs Stephen Strasburg Battle Sees Miami Fall 4-1

Ricky Nolasco vs Stephen Strasburg Battle Sees Miami Fall 4-1

Miami dropped a 4-1 decision at Nationals Park on Sunday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Stephen Strasburg.

The Nationals were a -225 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Washington got 6 innings from Stephen Strasburg, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Adam LaRoche in the win.

Miami's starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Scott Cousins in a losing cause.

Washington outhit their counterparts 10-6 in the game.

Drew Storen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.

Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. Miami will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.