Game Wrap - Cleveland 2-0 Victors Over Nationals
Cleveland's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Washington scoreless in a 2-0 victory on Sunday at Progressive Field.
Bettors who backed the Indians were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Cleveland got 8 innings from Corey Kluber, who gave up 0 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Indians got 1 RBI from Jason Kipnis in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg worked 5 innings, giving up 1 hit and 1 earned run while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Anthony Rendon in a losing cause.
Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-4 advantage in hits.
Vinnie Pestano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Next game, Cleveland takes its act home to face Kansas City looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.