Washington Drops Chicago 9-1 - Match Report
Bryce Harper swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Nationals defeated Chicago 9-1 at Nationals Park.
The Nationals were a -245 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Washington got 7 innings from Gio Gonzalez, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 9. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 3 RBIs from Adam LaRoche in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Chris Volstad worked 5 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Anthony Rizzo in a losing cause.
Washington outhit their counterparts 13-4 in the game.