Nationals Batter Cubs 11-6

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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


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