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Max Scherzer Tagged With Loss in Marlins-Nationals Match

Miami moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 2-1 win against the Washington Nationals at Marlins Park.

Bettors who backed the Marlins were rewarded as +130 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 6.

Sandy Alcantara earned the victory for the Marlins, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 0 RBIs from Miguel Rojas in the win.

Washington got a 5.2-inning outing from Max Scherzer in the loss. He gave up 0 earned runs, 2 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Luis Garcia had 2 hits in the loss for the Nationals.

Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 7-5 advantage in hits.

The game was closed out by Brandon Kintzler who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 1 walks and fanned 1 batters to earn the save.