|W: Roark (2-0.4.09)|
|L: Wainwright (0-2, 7.00)|
ROARK lasted 5 innings on Monday vs the visiting CARDS, giving up 5 runs (3 earned) on 7 hits, with 3 SO (104 pitches-70 strikes), putting up a game score of 44 to Adam Wainwright’s 23. Matt Albers made his debut with the NATS, coming up from AAA with Jeremy Guthrie’s departure, and pitched 2 innings (1 hit and 2 SO). Shawn Kelley closed things off facing 5 batters (17 pitches/12 strikes), giving up 2 hits and 1 earned run.
Bryce Harper went 4-for-4, with 3 RBI, and Adam Eaton contributed 3 RBI. Eaton and Drew offered up the first sac flies of the Nats season, Roark contributed a sac bunt.
Four errors by the Nats: Ryan Zimmerman (fielding), Anthony Rendon (throw), Daniel Murphy (fielding) and Stephen Drew (fielding).