Recap - Washington Defeats Cincinnati 6-3
|Recap - Washington Defeats Cincinnati 6-3|
Cincinnati dropped a 6-3 decision at Nationals Park on Saturday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Dan Haren.
Washington won as a -110 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Washington got 6 innings from Dan Haren, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Bryce Harper in the win.
Cincinnati's starting pitcher Mike Leake worked 3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Brandon Phillips in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 10 hits, while Cincinnati only had 9.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.