The Washington Nationals are back atop the standings in the National League East as they face another first-place club when they visit the American League East-leading Baltimore Orioles on Thursday.
PITCHING MATCHUP: Nationals LH Gio Gonzalez (6-4, 3.52 ERA) vs. Orioles LH Wei-Yin Chen (8-3, 4.12)
Gonzalez gave up four runs over five innings in his first start since spending a month on the disabled list, but he has been nearly untouchable since.
Chen bounced back from his shortest outing of the season by holding Texas to two runs over six innings in ending a three-start winless streak last time out.
– Under is 7-1 in Nationals last 8 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
– Under is 5-1 in Orioles last 6 games as a home underdog.