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Game Wrap - Cleveland 2-0 Victors Over Nationals

  • Cleveland's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Washington scoreless in a 2-0 victory on Sunday at Progressive Field.
  • Bettors who backed the Indians were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 7.5.
  • Cleveland got 8 innings from Corey Kluber, who gave up 0 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Indians got 1 RBI from Jason Kipnis in the win.
  • Washington's starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg worked 5 innings, giving up 1 hit and 1 earned run while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Anthony Rendon in a losing cause.
  • Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-4 advantage in hits.
  • Vinnie Pestano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
  • Next game, Cleveland takes its act home to face Kansas City looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.