Game Wrap - Miami 5-3 Victors Over Nationals
Miami got 6 innings of work from Carlos Zambrano en route to a 5-3 victory over Washington on Monday at Marlins Park.
Bettors who backed the Marlins were rewarded as -112 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Miami got 6 innings from Carlos Zambrano, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Marlins got 2 RBIs from Mike Stanton in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann worked 6 innings, giving up 8 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Steve Lombardozzi in a losing cause.
Miami enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-7 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Heath Bell who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.