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.
Bryce Harper got doubled up on a fly out. Later, he was retired in a rundown after going too far around second base. The Nationals’ aggressive play wound up costing them in a close game.
The Colorado Rockies tried a little bit of everything to break out of their funk. They wore their socks high and even engaged in a pregame staring contest.
Adam LaRoche has been scuffling this month. He hopes one swing will turn things around.
The Washington Nationals turned their clubhouse into a postgame rave scene, complete with blaring music, fog machine and dancing lights.
Roark pitched seven strong innings, and Ryan Zimmerman and Wilson Ramos drove in three runs apiece to lead the Nationals over the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 Saturday night.
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.
Jayson Werth homered and drove in four runs, and Tanner Roark pitched seven strong innings to lead the Washington Nationals to a 10-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.
Ryan Zimmerman’s go-ahead single in the 10th inning had the Nationals celebrating on the field. Washington got some good news off the field, too.