43-38
7 - 2
34-46

Game Story

The Washington Nationals hit the halfway point of the season tied with Atlanta for the NL East lead. Adam LaRoche will take that. ''I like our position in the standings and I like how our team is playing,'' LaRoche said after Washington swept a day-night doubleheader from the Cubs on Saturday...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Was 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 7 10 0
ChC 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 1

Scoring Summary

Top 2nd: Washington
Adam LaRocheDFP
homered to deep right
WAS 1 - CHC 0
Top 3rd: Washington
Anthony RendónDFP
hit sacrifice fly to center,
Nate McLouthDFP
scored
WAS 2 - CHC 0
Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
Luis ValbuenaDFP
homered to deep right,
Starlin CastroDFP
scored
WAS 2 - CHC 2
Top 5th: Washington
Wilson RamosDFP
homered to deep center
WAS 3 - CHC 2
Kevin FrandsenDFP
singled to shallow center,
Nate McLouthDFP
scored,
Anthony RendónDFP
to third
WAS 4 - CHC 2
Jayson WerthDFP
singled to shallow right,
Anthony RendónDFP
scored,
Kevin FrandsenDFP
to third
WAS 5 - CHC 2
Adam LaRocheDFP
safe at first on first baseman
Anthony RizzoDFP
's fielding error,
Kevin FrandsenDFP
scored,
Jayson WerthDFP
to third
WAS 6 - CHC 2
Top 9th: Washington
Adam LaRocheDFP
singled to right,
Ross DetwilerDFP
scored,
Jayson WerthDFP
to third
WAS 7 - CHC 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Washington

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Anthony RendónDFP
3B
4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .282
Kevin FrandsenDFP
2B
3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Ross DetwilerDFP
P
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
Jayson WerthDFP
RF
4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 .268
Adam LaRocheDFP
1B
5 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 .308
Ryan ZimmermanDFP
LF
5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 .233
Wilson RamosDFP
C
4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .275
Ian DesmondDFP
SS
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .232
Nate McLouthDFP
CF
3 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .197
Blake TreinenDFP
P
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .100
Scott HairstonDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .313
Xavier CedeñoDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Danny EspinosaDFP
2B
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .217
Totals 35 7 10 6 2 2 10 0 10
Batting
2B - N McLouth 2 (6, J Samardzija, J Russell)
HR - A LaRoche (11, 2nd inning off J Samardzija 0 on, 0 Out), W Ramos (2, 5th inning off J Samardzija 0 on, 0 Out)
S - B Treinen
SF - A Rendon
RBI - A Rendon (46), K Frandsen (8), J Werth (35), A LaRoche 2 (43), W Ramos (12)
2-out RBI - K Frandsen, J Werth, A LaRoche
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Zimmerman 2, S Hairston 1
GIDP - J Werth
Team LOB - 7

Chi Cubs

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Chris CoghlanDFP
LF
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .202
Ryan SweeneyDFP
CF
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .202
Anthony RizzoDFP
1B
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
Starlin CastroDFP
SS
4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .283
Luis ValbuenaDFP
3B
4 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 .271
Welington CastilloDFP
C
4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .244
Nate SchierholtzDFP
RF
4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .200
Darwin BarneyDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .198
Jeff SamardzijaDFP
P
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176
Mike OltDFP
PH
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .142
James RussellDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Neil RamírezDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Junior LakeDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
Pedro StropDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Héctor RondónDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 2 6 2 1 1 6 0 8
Batting
2B - S Castro (24, X Cedeno)
HR - L Valbuena (5, 4th inning off B Treinen 1 on, 1 Out)
RBI - L Valbuena 2 (20)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Schierholtz 1, D Barney 1
Team LOB - 5
Fielding
E - A Rizzo (6, field)
DP - 1 (S Castro-D Barney-A Rizzo)

Pitching

Washington

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Blake TreinenDFP
(W, 1-3)
5.0 4 2 2 1 3 1 1.39 2.29
Xavier CedeñoDFP
1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.20 0.00
Ross DetwilerDFP
(SV, 1)
3.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.53 4.00

Chi Cubs

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jeff SamardzijaDFP
(L, 2-7)
5.0 7 6 5 0 6 2 1.20 2.83
James RussellDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.04 1.96
Neil RamírezDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.80 1.27
Pedro StropDFP
1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.22 3.08
Héctor RondónDFP
1.0 1 1 1 2 1 0 1.32 3.86
Pitching
HBP - K Frandsen (by N Ramirez); N McLouth (by J Samardzija)
Pitches-strikes - R Detwiler 34-21; B Treinen 78-54; X Cedeno 18-13; J Samardzija 75-54; J Russell 14-10; N Ramirez 15-8; P Strop 13-10; H Rondon 22-10
Ground balls-fly balls - R Detwiler 3-3; B Treinen 10-4; X Cedeno 1-2; J Samardzija 8-5; J Russell 2-2; N Ramirez 0-1; P Strop 2-0; H Rondon 2-0
Batters faced - R Detwiler 9; B Treinen 20; X Cedeno 5; J Samardzija 23; J Russell 4; N Ramirez 4; P Strop 4; H Rondon 6
Game Details
Game Time: 2:45.
Umpires: HP--Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B--Mike DiMuro. 2B--Mike Estabrook. 3B--Tom Woodring.
Weather: 85 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Right to Left.
Attendance: 32,267.