Milwaukee Downed 3-0 By Washington - Donovan Hand Takes Loss
Washington got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 3-0 victory over Milwaukee on Saturday at Miller Park.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -138 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.5.
Washington got 7 innings from Dan Haren, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 1 RBI from Adam LaRoche in the win.
Milwaukee's starting pitcher Donovan Hand worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Rickie Weeks in a losing cause.
Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-4 advantage in hits.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.