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 LaRoche homered to deep right
WAS 1 - CHC 0
Top 3rd: Washington
Anthony Rendón hit sacrifice fly to center, Nate McLouth scored
WAS 2 - CHC 0
Bottom 4th: Chi Cubs
Luis Valbuena homered to deep right, Starlin Castro scored
WAS 2 - CHC 2
Top 5th: Washington
Wilson Ramos homered to deep center
WAS 3 - CHC 2
Kevin Frandsen singled to shallow center, Nate McLouth scored, Anthony Rendón to third
WAS 4 - CHC 2
Jayson Werth singled to shallow right, Anthony Rendón scored, Kevin Frandsen to third
WAS 5 - CHC 2
Adam LaRoche safe at first on first baseman Anthony Rizzo's fielding error, Kevin Frandsen scored, Jayson Werth to third
WAS 6 - CHC 2
Top 9th: Washington
Adam LaRoche singled to right, Ross Detwiler scored, Jayson Werth to third
WAS 7 - CHC 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Washington

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Anthony Rendón3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .282
Kevin Frandsen2B 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240
Ross DetwilerP 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
Jayson WerthRF 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 .268
Adam LaRoche1B 5 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 .308
Ryan ZimmermanLF 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 .233
Wilson RamosC 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 .275
Ian DesmondSS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .232
Nate McLouthCF 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .197
Blake TreinenP 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .100
Scott HairstonPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .313
Xavier CedeñoP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Danny Espinosa2B 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 CoghlanLF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .202
Ryan SweeneyCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .202
Anthony Rizzo1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
Starlin CastroSS 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .283
Luis Valbuena3B 4 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 .271
Welington CastilloC 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .244
Nate SchierholtzRF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .200
Darwin Barney2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .198
Jeff SamardzijaP 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176
Mike OltPH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .142
James RussellP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Neil RamírezP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Junior LakePH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234
Pedro StropP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Héctor RondónP 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 Treinen(W, 1-3) 5.0 4 2 2 1 3 1 1.39 2.29
Xavier Cedeño 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1.20 0.00
Ross Detwiler(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 Samardzija(L, 2-7) 5.0 7 6 5 0 6 2 1.20 2.83
James Russell 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.04 1.96
Neil Ramírez 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.80 1.27
Pedro Strop 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.22 3.08
Héctor Rondón 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.