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Washington Tops Chicago 9-5 - Recap

Washington's Anthony Rendon was a wrecking crew on Tuesday, driving in 5 runs to lead the Nationals to a 9-5 result against Chicago.

Washington won as a -260 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Stephen Strasburg earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 5 earned runs. That effort was supported by 5 RBIs from Anthony Rendon in the win.

Chicago got a 1-inning outing from Josh Osich in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 3 hits in his time on the mound, while Yolmer Sanchez had 2 hits in the loss for the White Sox.

Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.

The game was closed out by Sean Doolittle who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.