Nationals Thump Pirates

The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register
Nationals Thump Pirates
Nationals Thump Pirates

Corbin, signed to a six-year, $140 million deal last winter, pitched eight scoreless innings to remain unbeaten in more than two months, and Asdrubal Cabrera had a three-run home run in a six-run third as the Nationals rolled to an 11-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night. Corbin (10-5) struck out four and walked two while throwing 93 pitches to help the Nationals maintain their lead atop the National League wild-card standings. “He was really good,” Martinez said. “He pounded the strike zone and kept everything down. He was awesome.” Corbin has not lost since June 11. The left-hander is 5-0 with a 2.12 ERA in 12 starts since then. “He just throttled us,” Pirates manager Clint

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