Washington vs Philadelphia Game Final 4-2 - Doug Fister Earns Win
Washington moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 4-2 win against the Philadelphia Phillies at Nationals Park.
Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -200 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
Doug Fister earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 0, and allowing 4 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Adam LaRoche in the win.
Philadelphia's starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 1 hits from Chase Utley in a losing cause.
Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 8-4 advantage in hits.
R Soriano pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Washington heads into a battle against San Diego. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cincinnati.