New York Tops Washington 2-0 - Recap
Washington wasted a 11-effort from Edwin Jackson and fell 2-0 on Saturday against New York at Nationals Park.
New York was an underdog by +129 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
New York got 7 1/3 innings from Jonathon Niese, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Mets got 2 RBIs from Ike Davis in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Edwin Jackson worked 7 innings, giving up 2 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 11 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Danny Espinosa in a losing cause.
Washington outhit their counterparts 5-3 in the game.
Frank Francisco pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.