Game Wrap - Washington 6-5 Victors Over Mets
New York dropped a 6-5 decision at Nationals Park on Sunday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Erik Davis.
Washington won as a -142 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Erik Davis earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Anthony Rendon in the win.
New York's starting pitcher Jonathon Niese worked 5 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Eric Young in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 16 hits, while New York only had 13.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Philadelphia. New York will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.