Stephen Strasburg vs Cliff Lee Tilt Ends in Washington 5-3 Win
Philadelphia dropped a 5-3 decision at Citizens Bank Park on Friday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jerry Blevins .
Washington was an underdog by +100 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Washington got 6 innings from Stephen Strasburg, who gave up 0 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. Jerry Blevins earned the victory, while the Nationals got 1 RBI from Denard Span in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Cliff Lee worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Chase Utley in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 10 hits, while Philadelphia only had 8.
The game was closed out by Rafael Soriano who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 1 walk and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.