Washington Tops Colorado 5-4 - Recap
Washington got a 5-4 victory over Colorado on Thursday, with Craig Stammen earning the victory and helping Nationals moneyline bettors cash out.
Washington won as a +130 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 11.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Washington got 5 innings from Ross Detwiler, who gave up 3 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 2. Craig Stammen earned the victory, while the Nationals got 3 RBIs from Ryan Zimmerman in the win.
Colorado's starting pitcher Jeff Francis worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Nolan Arenado in a losing cause.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Cleveland looking for another win. For Colorado, they head home to face Philadelphia.