May 21st: WSH-3, ATL-3

Final R H E
WSH 3 7 0
ATL 2 6 2
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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