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Pittsburgh vs Washington Wrap - Washington Wins 9-7

  • Gio Gonzalez struck out 11 batters as Washington defeated Pittsburgh 9-7 in baseball wagering action Thursday at Nationals Park.
  • The Nationals were a -125 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
  • Ian Krol earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 1, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Bryce Harper in the win.
  • Pittsburgh got a 7-inning outing from A.J. Burnett in the loss. He gave up 1 earned run, 1 walk and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Jordy Mercer had 3 hits in the loss for the Pirates.
  • The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 14 hits, while Pittsburgh only had 12.
  • Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against New York. Pittsburgh will aim to get back on the winning track at Miami.