Mike Fiers has always been a late bloomer. He was a 22nd round pick in 2009, and was already 24 years old as his college career took some time due to injuries. He never ranked as a top prospect, and has logged 116 games and 483.1 innings in the Minor Leagues, despite making his MLB debut in 2011.
Jayson Werth hit a game-winning RBI double in the bottom of the ninth after the Brewers tied it in the top of the inning and the Washington Nationals beat Milwaukee 5-4 on Sunday afternoon.
Bryce Harper homered and went 3 for 4 for his first multi-hit game since late April, but the Nationals fell 4-2 to the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night despite belting out 11 hits.
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Scooter Gennett had a grand slam and five RBIs, Khris Davis added a solo shot and the Milwaukee Brewers roughed up ace Stephen Strasburg in a 9-2 victory Wednesday over the Washington Nationals.
Washington Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg (6-6) was tagged for eight hits and seven runs in 4 2/3 innings.
Davey Johnson caught up with Hank Aaron in the hotel lobby in Milwaukee last week, and introduced his players to him one-by-one in hopes the “offensive magic that Henry had would rub off on them.”
Fernando Abad entered a tight game and in a short span of three batters everything went downhill for the Washington Nationals.