Tom Koehler vs Gio Gonzalez Tilt Ends in Washington 9-0 Win
Washington didn’t allow Miami to get untracked at the plate, mowing them down for a 9-0 shutout win and a trip to the pay window for bettors on Thursday.
Washington was favored by -212 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Gio Gonzalez earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 3, and allowing 3 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jayson Werth in the win.
Miami got a 5-inning outing from Tom Koehler in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 4 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Adeiny Hechavarria had 2 hits in the loss for the Marlins.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 12 hits, while Miami only had 4.
Next game, Washington takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Miami, they head on the road to face Atlanta.