|W: Scherzer (6-3, 2.56)|
|L: Cain (3-4, 4.37)|
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.