April 12th: WSH-1, STL-6

Final R H E
WSH 1 8 2
STL 6 8 0
W: Leake (1-1, 0.60)
L: Scherzer (1-1, 2.13)
S: –

Max Scherzer pitched 6 innings, striking out 10 for the loss against the Cardinals,  He gave up 4 hits (3 runs) over 26 batters, with a total of 104 pitches (69 strikes), including 3 wild pitches (unusual for Scherzer).  Scherzer did not give up any home runs.  After Scherzer, Enny Romero and Shawn Kelley pitched 1 inning each without giving up a run, then Koda Glover, Sammy Solis and Joe Blanton each gave up 1 run to close things off.  Game Scores:  Scherzer 65, Mike Leake 81 (7 IP, 7 SO, 4 Hits, no runs).

Offense:  Adam Eaton and Ryan Zimmerman went 2-for-4.  Wilmer Difo scored the single run on Adam Eaton’s single in the bottom of the 8th.  Jayson Werth and Bryce Harper struck out twice.  Adam Lind had a pinch hit single.

Errors:  Wilmer Difo (fielding) and Anthony Rendon (throw).


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