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Game Story

After hitting just .136 last April, the Washington Nationals are certainly enjoying the way Adam LaRoche has started this season. LaRoche continued his hot start Tuesday night, hitting a tying double in the eighth inning and a go-ahead single in the ninth to lift the Nationals over the Houston...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Was 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 9 0
Hou 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 1

Scoring Summary

Top 1st: Washington
Jayson WerthDFP
homered to deep left
WAS 1 - HOU 0
Top 3rd: Washington
José LobatónDFP
doubled to right,
Kevin FrandsenDFP
scored
WAS 2 - HOU 0
Bottom 3rd: Houston
Dexter FowlerDFP
singled to center,
Matt DomínguezDFP
scored
WAS 2 - HOU 1
George SpringerDFP
singled to left,
Dexter FowlerDFP
and
Jason CastroDFP
scored,
George SpringerDFP
to second advancing on throw
WAS 2 - HOU 3
Top 8th: Washington
Adam LaRocheDFP
doubled to deep left center,
Jayson WerthDFP
scored
WAS 3 - HOU 3
Top 9th: Washington
Adam LaRocheDFP
singled to shallow center,
Denard SpanDFP
scored,
Jayson WerthDFP
to second,
Jayson WerthDFP
to third on right fielder
George SpringerDFP
's fielding error
WAS 4 - HOU 3

Pitching Details

Batting

Washington

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Denard SpanDFP
CF
4 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 .222
Anthony RendónDFP
3B
5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .294
Jayson WerthDFP
DH
4 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .280
Adam LaRocheDFP
1B
5 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 .312
Ian DesmondDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 .234
Danny EspinosaDFP
2B
4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .276
Nate McLouthDFP
RF
2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 .111
Kevin FrandsenDFP
LF
3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .265
José LobatónDFP
C
4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 .266
Totals 35 4 9 4 1 5 8 1 17
Batting
2B - A LaRoche (5, R Valdes); J Lobaton (6, J Cosart)
HR - J Werth (4, 1st inning off J Cosart 0 on, 2 Out)
RBI - J Werth (15), A LaRoche 2 (17), J Lobaton (5)
2-out RBI - J Werth
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A LaRoche 1, K Frandsen 2, J Lobaton 2
GIDP - I Desmond
Team LOB - 10
Running
SB - D Span (3, 2nd base off J Fields/J Castro)

Houston

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
José AltuveDFP
2B
5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .279
Dexter FowlerDFP
CF
4 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .239
Jason CastroDFP
C
2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 .228
George SpringerDFP
RF
4 0 1 2 0 0 3 0 2 .176
Jesús GuzmánDFP
1B
3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .196
Marc KraussDFP
PH-1B
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .130
Chris CarterDFP
DH
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .160
L.J. HoesDFP
LF
2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .140
Alex PresleyDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .242
Matt DomínguezDFP
3B
3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .225
Marwin GonzálezDFP
PR
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261
Jonathan VillarDFP
SS
2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 .228
Totals 31 3 5 3 0 5 13 0 11
Batting
2B - J Castro (3, G Gonzalez); M Dominguez (4, G Gonzalez)
S - J Villar
RBI - D Fowler (7), G Springer 2 (4)
2-out RBI - D Fowler, G Springer 2
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Altuve 1, J Guzman 1
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
E - G Springer (4, field)
DP - 1 (J Villar-J Altuve-M Krauss)

Pitching

Washington

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Gio GonzálezDFP
6.0 5 3 3 2 9 0 1.14 3.25
Craig StammenDFP
1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.91 4.11
Tyler ClippardDFP
(W, 2-2)
1.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.42 2.84
Rafael SorianoDFP
(SV, 5)
1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1.00 0.00

Houston

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jarred CosartDFP
6.0 5 2 2 2 6 1 1.29 5.52
Anthony BassDFP
(HLD, 3)
1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.17 4.61
Raúl ValdesDFP
(BS, 1)
0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.80 8.10
Chad QuallsDFP
1.0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2.16 5.40
Josh FieldsDFP
(L, 0-3)
1.0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1.74 9.58
Pitching
WP - J Cosart
IBB - N McLouth (by C Qualls)
HBP - K Frandsen (by J Cosart)
Pitches-strikes - G Gonzalez 111-65; C Stammen 9-5; T Clippard 19-14; R Soriano 17-8; J Cosart 105-65; A Bass 15-10; R Valdes 4-2; C Qualls 21-12; J Fields 22-9
Ground balls-fly balls - G Gonzalez 3-6; C Stammen 1-1; T Clippard 1-0; R Soriano 1-1; J Cosart 8-3; A Bass 2-1; R Valdes 0-1; C Qualls 1-0; J Fields 2-0
Batters faced - G Gonzalez 25; C Stammen 3; T Clippard 4; R Soriano 5; J Cosart 26; A Bass 4; R Valdes 1; C Qualls 5; J Fields 5
Game Details
Game Time: 3:25.
Umpires: HP--Ted Barrett. 1B--Paul Schrieber. 2B--Will Little. 3B--Mark Carlson.
Weather: 81 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 15 mph, In From Center.
Attendance: 23,394.