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Recap - Washington Defeats New York 2-1

Washington moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 2-1 win against the New York Mets at Citi Field.

Bettors who backed the Nationals were rewarded as -156 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 9.

Max Scherzer earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Victor Robles in the win.

New York got a 6-inning outing from Rick Porcello in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 0 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while J.D. Davis had 2 hits in the loss for the Mets.

Washington outhit their counterparts 9-7 in the game.

The game was closed out by Daniel Hudson who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.