Jason Hammel vs Gio Gonzalez Battle Sees Washington Fall 6-2
Baltimore grabbed a 6-2 win over Washington on Monday, as Jason Hammel was credited with a win at Nationals Park.
Bettors who backed the Orioles were rewarded as +112 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Jason Hammel earned the victory for the Orioles, throwing 8 innings of work, striking out 8, walking 0, and allowing 8 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Nick Markakis in the win.
Washington got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Gio Gonzalez in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 4 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Ryan Zimmerman had 2 hits in the loss for the Nationals.
Baltimore enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 15-8 advantage in hits.