Philadelphia Tops Washington 5-4 - Recap
Philadelphia grabbed a 5-4 win over Washington on Monday, as Jonathan Papelbon was credited with a win at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia won as a +110 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jonathan Papelbon earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ryan Howard in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Dan Haren worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ryan Zimmerman in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 12 hits, while Washington only had 9.