Baltimore Drops Washington 2-0 - Match Report
Baltimore didn’t allow Washington to get untracked at the plate, mowing them down for a 2-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Thursday.
The Orioles were a -134 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Baltimore got 8 innings from Freddy Garcia, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Orioles got 1 RBI from Manny Machado in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Dan Haren worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Roger Bernadina in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Baltimore as they had 9 hits, while Washington only had 3.
Jim Johnson pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Baltimore takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Atlanta.