Josh Johnson Earns Win in Miami vs Washington Game
Miami moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of a 5-3 win against the Washington Nationals at Marlins Park.
Miami was favored by -155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Josh Johnson earned the victory for the Marlins, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Mike Stanton in the win.
Washington got a 4-inning outing from Chien-Ming Wang in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Steve Lombardozzi had 2 hits in the loss for the Nationals.
Miami outhit their counterparts 11-8 in the game.
Heath Bell pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Miami takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Atlanta.