Miami Falls 6-1 to Washington - Recap
Miami dropped a 6-1 decision at Nationals Park on Thursday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jordan Zimmermann.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -220 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Washington got 6 innings from Jordan Zimmermann, who gave up 1 earned run on 8 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 3 RBIs from Jayson Werth in the win.
Miami's starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Rob Brantly in a losing cause.
Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.
Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Cincinnati. Miami will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.