Nationals Batter Cubs 11-6

Automated InsightsAugust 22, 2013

Tanner Roark struck out three in relief as Washington trounced Chicago, 11-6. Nine different Nationals scored at least once in the win and they finished with a .394 wOBA, which is .095 points better than their season average.

The Nationals, behind 1-0, took the lead in the top of the second when Kurt Suzuki hit a single off starter Jake Arrieta, driving in Adam LaRoche and Ian Desmond. Up next, Steve Lombardozzi scored on a sacrifice bunt to make it 3-1. Tied 6-6 in the top of the seventh, the Nationals moved in front for good when Scott Hairston ripped a three-run homer off James Russell to drive in Jayson Werth and Bryce Harper.

Ross Ohlendorf (2-0) went 4 1/3 innings and got a no-decision while allowing four runs on six hits with two strikeouts and two walks. Roark (3-0) earned his third victory on the season after going 1 2/3 innings, surrendering two runs on four hits while fanning three and walking no one. Russell (1-4) took the loss after pitching one inning and allowing three runs on two hits with no strikeouts and one walk. Hairston had a strong game for the Nationals, going 1 for 1 with a home run, a run, and three RBIs. Suzuki also contributed, going 2 for 4 with a run and two RBIs. Anthony Rizzo was 3 for 4 with two home runs, two runs, three RBIs, and a walk in the loss.

The Nationals will play the Cubs again Thursday at Wrigley Field at 1:20 PM CDT.


Nationals Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 110.0 S. Hairston PH 1 1 1 1 3 0 0
A 92.0 K. Suzuki C 4 2 1 0 2 0 0
A- 91.1 J. Werth RF 3 1 2 1 3 2 1
B+ 87.8 R. Zimmerman 3B 5 2 1 0 1 0 2
B+ 87.7 A. LaRoche 1B 5 2 1 0 0 0 2
B 86.2 B. Harper LF 4 1 2 0 0 1 1
B 86.2 D. Span CF 5 1 1 0 1 0 0
B 84.3 S. Lombardozz 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 1
C+ 77.9 I. Desmond SS 2 0 1 0 0 1 1
C- 71.0 D. DeJesus PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D+ 67.0 A. Rendon SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 1


Cubs Offense
Grade Player P AB H R HR RBI BB SO
A+ 104.7 A. Rizzo 1B 4 3 2 2 3 1 1
A 93.0 C. Gillespie PH 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
B+ 88.8 D. Murphy 3B 5 2 1 0 1 0 1
B+ 88.7 J. Lake CF 5 2 1 0 0 0 1
B 86.8 B. Bogusevic LF 5 2 0 0 0 0 1
B 86.8 N. Schierholt RF 5 2 1 0 0 0 2
B 84.8 D. Barney 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
B 84.0 L. Watkins 2B 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
C- 71.0 D. McDonald PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
C- 71.0 S. Castro SS 5 1 1 0 0 0 1
D 64.0 W. Castillo C 3 0 0 0 1 0 2


Nationals Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 95.1 T. Clippard 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 13
A- 90.4 C. Stammen 1.0 0.00 1.00 1 2 0 12
C 76.0 R. Soriano 1.0 0.00 3.00 3 1 0 22
D 64.8 R. Ohlendorf 4.1 8.31 1.85 6 2 2 91
D 63.5 T. Roark 1.2 10.80 2.40 4 3 0 37


Cubs Pitching
Grade Player IP ERA WHIP HA SO BB PC
A 95.1 C. Villanueva 1.0 0.00 0.00 0 1 0 11
B+ 88.6 M. Bowden 1.0 0.00 1.00 1 1 0 22
D 64.6 H. Rondon 2.0 9.00 2.00 3 2 1 37
D 62.2 J. Arrieta 4.0 13.50 2.25 5 5 4 78
F 56.1 J. Russell 1.0 27.00 3.00 2 0 1 25