Nationals pave road to World Series with seven-run first inning in NLCS Game 4

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Nationals pave road to World Series with seven-run first inning in NLCS Game 4
Nationals pave road to World Series with seven-run first inning in NLCS Game 4

Cardinals starter Dakota Hudson had faced only three batters in his NLCS Game 4 start and the Nationals already had a lead. Then the floodgates opened. Life comes at you fast. Trea Turner led off with a single to right field, then moved to third base on Adam Eaton's double to right-center. Anthony Rendon followed up with a sacrifice fly to center field. Juan Soto then knocked in Eaton with a double to left field. Hudson then intentionally walked postseason hero Howie Kendrick to bring up Ryan Zimmerman. Zimmerman ripped a grounder down the left field line that third baseman Tommy Edman adroitly snagged, whipping his throw to Kolten Wong at second base for the force out. Wong, however, couldn't

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