March 25th: WSH – 4, HOU – 1

Ryan Zimmerman at bat in 2017 spring training game

Tanner Roark returned from the World Baseball Classic (WBC) to pitch 5 and 1/3 innings, striking out five and giving up one run.  Also back from the WBC, Daniel Murphy went 2-for-4, with a two-run double.  Ryan Zimmerman had two hits and scored a run.  Jayson Werth contributed a sac fly in the third.  After Roark, Solis, Kelley and Romero held things at one run.  Blake Treinen, a closer candidate for the NATS, finished things off pitching two thirds of an inning for the save with zeroes across the board.

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