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.
Adam LaRoche was struggling so much at the plate, he decided to try something different. So he grabbed teammate Jayson Werth’s bat.
Jordan Zimmermann earned his career-high 13th win in front of his family and Bryce Harper hit a home run in the Nationals’ 4-1 victory over Milwaukee on Friday.
Kyle Lohse tossed eight sharp innings on short rest and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Wednesday, shutting down Bryce Harper and Co. for the second night in a row.
Stephen Strasburg had hitters flailing at curveballs for seven scoreless innings Tuesday night, getting all eight of his strikeouts with the same pitch in a magnificent outing that was wasted when the Milwaukee Brewers scored off the Washington Nationals bullpen for a 4-0 victory.
Bryce Harper homered on his first swing since coming off the disabled list and his Washington Nationals teammates quickly joined in, beating the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 10-5 on Monday night.
In the long-term, Jean Segura could be a Brewers fixture at shortstop for the next few years.