Recap: Schwarber’s Walkoff Bomb Leads to a Nats Win
The Nats were looking for a much needed win to tie the series at one tonight. It was a historic night for Nats ace Max Scherzer, as he surpassed Cy Young in the all-time strikeout list. The win was their fourth on the year, and their second in their last three games.
The Nats were gifted with a superb start from their ace Max Scherzer tonight. With passing Cy Young on the all-time strikeout list, Scherzer finished with a line of 7IP 2H 0ER 2BB 10K’s. Scherzer turned the ball over to relievers Daniel Hudson and Brad Hand, who finished the game tallying a combined 2IP 1H 0ER 0BB 3K’s. The Nats offense was shut down for most of the game, scattering five hits. The big blast came when Kyle Schwarber came up in the bottom of the 9th. Schwarber took a 2-1 sinker deep into right field to walk it off securing a Nats win.
The Nats will be back in action tomorrow 4/17, with some afternoon baseball against the Diamondbacks. The Nats will be looking for the second win of the four game series. the Nats will be sending out Erick Fedde, while the Diamondbacks will be sending out Luke Weaver. First pitch is scheduled at 1:05PM.