May 31st: WSH-3, SF-1

Final R H E
WSH 3 9 0
SF 1 5 1
W: Scherzer (6-3, 2.56)
L: Cain (3-4, 4.37)
S:

SCHERZER COMPLETE IN SWEEP OF SF – 1ST NATS CG of 2017

Max Scherzer (2.66) pitched all 9 innings for his first complete game of the year, giving up only 1 run (no walks) and striking out 11 (100 pitches, 79 strikes).

The NATS scored all 3 runs in the 1st inning on Ryan Zimmerman’s (.368) 15th HR of the year (now tied with Bryce Harper).  Anthony Rendon (2-for-4) had 3 total bases, and Trea Turner (.256) had 2.  Bryce Harper (suspended) was replaced by Brian Goodwin (.208) in RF.

Next up:  Day off Thursday, at Oakland Athletics on Friday.

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