Even though Washington Nationals were on the wrong end of the result, it was a positive outing for Stephen Strasburg.
One day after notching his 200th career save, Soriano blew one Monday night, giving up four runs in the ninth inning as the Miami Marlins rallied to beat Washington 7-6.
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Not even a visit from the usually cooperative Miami Marlins could bring the Washington Nationals out of their offensive funk.
Stephen Strasburg struck out 12 in 6 2-3 innings on a day Washington really needed to rest its relievers, and Jayson Werth and Ian Desmond homered, leading the Nationals past the Miami Marlins 7-1 Thursday for a three-game sweep.
Jayson Werth and Bryce Harper each delivered his first homer of the season as Washington overcame deficits of 5-0 and 7-6 in a topsy-turvy game.
Gio Gonzalez threw six crisp innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 5-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
The Marlins look to the 22-year-old Christian Yelich to lead off and start in left field.
Baseballs aren’t the only things being launched over Spring Training stadiums in Florida.
Members of both the Washington Nationals and the visiting Florida Marlins had some fun during Saturday’s rain delay.