Washington vs Philadelphia Recap - Phillies Over Nationals 7-2
Philadelphia grabbed a 7-2 win over Washington on Saturday, as A.J. Burnett was credited with a win at Citizens Bank Park.
Philadelphia was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
A.J. Burnett earned the victory for the Phillies, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Ryan Howard in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Tanner Roark worked 4 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Adam LaRoche in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Philadelphia as they had 12 hits, while Washington only had 4.