May 24th: WSH-5, SEA-1

Final R H E
WSH 5 7 0
SEA 1 9 1
W: Roark (4-2, 4.32)
L: Gaviglio (0-1, 1.38)
S: –

ROARK SOLID, RENDON 3-RUN HR, HEISEY ON THE DL

Anthony Rendon (277) hit a 3-run HR (his 8th) in the first inning.  Ryan Zimmerman (.371) scored Trea Turner (.242) in the 1st on a sac fly, and Trea Turner had an RBI single in the 2nd scoring Michael Taylor (.275).

SP Tanner Roark (4.32 ERA) pitched 7 inning giving up 1 run on 8 hits and no walks, striking out 7.  Roark had a SP game score of 71, best his previous high of 66 (top this year is Max Scherzer with 78).  Roark faced 28 batters, had a total of 102 pitches (67 strikes), 9 groundouts and 0 flyouts.  Relievers Enny Romero (3 batters), Shawn Kelley (1 batter) and Koda Glover (3 batters) gave up 1 hit, no walks, not runs with 1 K (Glover).

Chris Heisey experienced an injury (right biceps rupture) during batting practice and was placed on the 10-day DL; Brian Goodwin was called up from AAA/Syracuse.

Other NATS on the DL:  Joe Blanton (shoulder), Stephen Drew (leg), Sammy Solis (elbow), and Adam Eaton (knee – out for the season).

Coming up – Mariners on Thursday, 12:05 PM:  Gio Gonzalez (3-1, 2.86 ERA, 46 K) vs Ariel Miranda (3-2, 4.28 ERA, 47 K).

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