April 5th: WSH – 6, MIA – 4

Washington Nationals Henley

The NATS put up a win in game #2 (now 2-0) with 6 innings from starter Tanner Roark (97 pitches, 57 for strikes).  He had six strikeouts and gave up 3 hits, 2 walks and 2 earned runs.   Roark had a game score of 66; Marlins’ Straily had 23.  Enny Romero, Joe Blanton, and Oliver Perez pitched in relief and Blake Treinen got the save (20 pitches/14 strikes).  In terms of offense, Ryan Zimmerman had a solo home run in the 2nd, and Matt Wieters went 3-for-3 (plus a walk) with a pair of RBI.   Bryce Harper made a great catch in the top of the 9th (Statcast:  41% catch probability).  Miami Marlins Manager Don Mattingly was ejected in the top of the 7th by HP umpire Ron Kulpa after Derek Dietrich was hit by an Enny Romero pitch.

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