|W: Strasburg (5-1, 3.28)|
|L: Garcia (1-3, 4.07)|
|S: Glover (3)|
CLOSE ONE: STRASBOURG DOMINANT AND GLOVER GETS SAVE
Stephen Strasburg (3.28) pitched 7.2 strong innings striking out 11 of 29 batters faced, giving up 2 earned runs on 5 hits and 1 walk (118 pitches, 86 strikes). Koda Glover (2.77) gave up 1 hit and struck out 1, facing 4, and induced a pop-up to 1st to end the game and get the save.
Daniel Murphy hit HR #9 in the 2nd inning, going 2-for-4 with 5 total bases. Wilmer Difo (.200) hit a triple in the 1st, and scored a run in the 3rd. Michael Taylor (.266) stole 2B in the 2nd inning, and Stephen Strasburg put down a sacrifice bunt in the 7th. Bryce Harper (.349) got RBI #37.
Next up – home Tuesday versus the Mariners: NATS SP is TBD vs Christian Bergman (1-1, 2.25 ERA, 12 K).
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