Washington Arizona Game Ends in 5-1 Nationals Victory - Recap

Washington Arizona Game Ends in 5-1 Nationals Victory - Recap

Arizona dropped a 5-1 decision at Chase Field on Wednesday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Tyler Clippard.

The Nationals were a +110 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.

Tyler Clippard earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 2, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ian Desmond in the win.

Arizona's starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy worked 8 innings, giving up 2 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Gerardo Parra in a losing cause.

Next game, Washington takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Arizona, they head home to face Los Angeles.