Washington Tops Arizona 7-5 - Recap

Washington Tops Arizona 7-5 - Recap

Arizona dropped a 7-5 decision at Nationals Park on Tuesday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Gio Gonzalez.

The Nationals were a -135 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Washington got 6 1/3 innings from Gio Gonzalez, who gave up 2 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 3 RBIs from Adam LaRoche in the win.

Arizona's starting pitcher Trevor Cahill worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Paul Goldschmidt in a losing cause.

Arizona outhit their counterparts 14-11 in the game.

Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 3 hits in his outing.