Game Wrap - Washington 5-1 Victors Over Phillies
Philadelphia dropped a 5-1 decision at Nationals Park on Wednesday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Edwin Jackson.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -103 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Washington got 6 2/3 innings from Edwin Jackson, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Mike Morse in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cliff Lee worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Nathan Schierholtz in a losing cause.
Washington outhit their counterparts 11-6 in the game.