|W: Leake (1-1, 0.60)|
|L: Scherzer (1-1, 2.13)|
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).