Washington vs Chicago Recap - Nationals Over Cubs 11-6
|Washington vs Chicago Recap - Nationals Over Cubs 11-6|
Anthony Rizzo swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 3 runs but it wasn't enough as Nationals defeated Chicago 11-6 at Wrigley Field.
Washington was an underdog by -103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Tanner Roark earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 1 2/3 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jayson Werth in the win.
Chicago got a 4-inning outing from Jake Arrieta in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 4 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Anthony Rizzo had 3 hits in the loss for the Cubs.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 14 hits, while Washington only had 11.