Washington Drops Cleveland 7-6 - Match Report
Washington got a 7-6 victory over Cleveland on Saturday, with Drew Storen earning the victory and helping Nationals moneyline bettors cash out.
The Nationals were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Washington got 5 innings from Jordan Zimmermann, who gave up 6 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 6. Drew Storen earned the victory, while the Nationals got 1 RBI from Anthony Rendon in the win.
Cleveland's starting pitcher Scott Kazmir worked 2 2/3 innings, giving up 4 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Mike Aviles in a losing cause.
Cleveland enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.