|W: Yates (1-0, 3.46)|
|L: Ross (2-1, 6.18)|
|S: Maurer (6)|
ROSS STRUGGLES, TAYLOR SHOWS GREAT GLOVE WORK
SP Joe Ross (6.18) struggled with command of his slider, giving up 5 runs on 12 hits (including 1 HR) and 1 walk, striking out 4. Ross faced 25 batters (85 pitchers, 61 strikes) and had 4 groundouts and 3 flyouts.
NATS 3 runs: Adam Lind had 2 RBI, scoring Trea Turner in the 1st inning on a forceout and driving in Ryan Zimmerman in the 5th. eWilmer Difo (.182) and Brian Goodwin (250) both went 2-for-4; Difo scored on Goodwin’s single in the 2nd.
Taylor glove: In the 6th inning with 1 out, Taylor raced over to make an amazing catch covering 79 feet on the play with an opportunity time of 4.4 seconds – “a five star grab.” This after HRs on the previous two nights.
Next up: Monday 4:05 PM the NATS @ SF GIANTS – Tanner Roark (4-2, 4.32 ERA, 50 K’S) vs. Matt Moore (2-5, 5.28 ERA, 49 K’s).
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