San Francisco Giants
In their current series the Washington Nationals are manhandling a Giants team that is just two years removed from winning the World Series. The similarities in the makeup of the two teams are spitting, with a rotation shouldering the load of an unproductive offense by the sensational play of their top three starters.
Ryan Zimmerman’s line drive to right-center kept going — and going and going — until it landed in the first row, highlighting another big Fourth of July for the resurgent third baseman and as the NL East-leading Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 9-4 Wednesday.
Matt Cain strikes out eleven, knocks in a run and goes the distance in helping the Giants defeat the Nationals 3-1 and taking the three game series in San Francisco.
Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann does it all on the way to his fourth victory of the season.
Michael Morse had 3 RBI and popped his ninth of the season, but it wasn’t enough as the Nationals fall in extra innings to the Giants 5-4.
Gorzelanny (1-2) finished with eight innings and scattered three hits with no runs and four strikeouts for his first win in a Nationals uniform.
Marquis allowed only five hits, and only one of the extra base variety, struck out seven and walked none in the Nationals first complete game shutout since April 2010.
It’s tempting to get excited about the Washington Nationals holding a record of 8-7 this morning. After all, this is a franchise that lost 24 games more than it won last year, 34 more games […]
The Washington Post hosted a DC Sports Owners Summit with Ted Leonsis (Capitals, Wizards, Mystics), Dan Snyder (Redskins), Robert Tanenbaum (Nationals), Marla Lerner Tanenbaum (Nationals), Will Chang (DC United, San Francisco Giants). They talked about what […]