|W: Roark (5-2, 3.86)|
|L: Moore (2-6, 4.98)|
|S: Glover (6)|
NATS Shut Out Giants; HARPER HBP Clears Benches (Ejections)
Tanner Roark (3.86 ERA) pitched 7 and combined with the 3 relievers for a 8 hit shutout of the Giants. Roark gave up 6 hits and 1 walk (112 pitches, 71 strikes). Oliver Perez (5.23) and Shawn Kelley (5.79) each faced 3 batters with Kelley giving up 2 hits. Koda Glover (2.20) took the 9th innings striking out 2 of 3 batters to get the save.
Ryan Zimmerman (.374) homered , going 3-for-4 and scoring 2 runs. Daniel Murphy (.319) had a 2 RBI night.
Ejections: Giants reliever Hunter Strickland hit Bryce Harper with a pitch in the 8th, causing Harper to charge the mound, and clearing both benches for an on-field fracas. Harper and Strickland were both ejected.
Former Nats Denard Span (CF – .241) and Mike Morse (PH – .194) were in the Giants lineup.
Next up – Tuesday at 10:15 PM: Gio Gonzalez (3-1, 2.90 ERA, 54K) vs. Jeff Samardzija (1-6, 4.50 ERA, 79 K).
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