Washington New York Game Ends in 5-2 Nationals Victory - Recap

Stephen Strasburg struck out 11 batters as Washington defeated New York 5-2 in baseball wagering action Wednesday at Citi Field.

Washington was favored by -172 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Stephen Strasburg earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 11, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adam LaRoche in the win.

New York got a 6-inning outing from Jeremy Hefner in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Jordany Valdespin had 1 hit in the loss for the Mets.

The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 7 hits, while New York only had 4.

The game was closed out by Tyler Clippard who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.

Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Milwaukee looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Arizona.