Thursday, Sep. 15th-Nationals 10, Mets 1
The Nationals make it a clean sweep in New York winning their 4th straight at CitiField and 5th straight overall with a 10-1 win.
Rookie Tommy Malone started for Washington and earned his first win working 5.2 innings, giving up 3 hits and 1 run while walking 3 and striking out 4. The Nationals used 6 pitchers in the game.
For the Mets, another rookie, Chris Schwiden got the start and the loss. Schwiden pitched 5 innings surrendering 4 hits and 1 run, walking 2 and striking out 3. The Mets sent 7 pitchers to the hill.
Extra base hits once again were limited to doubles. Washington got 2 baggers from Ian Desmond, Danny Espinosa, Wilson Ramos and Ryan Zimmerman while the Mets got theirs from Ruben Tejada and Jason Bay who stroked 2.
Ian Desmond hit safely 5 times in the game for the first time in his career.
Washington 2, New York 0 WP Tommy Milone, LP Chris Schwiden
The final line: Washington 10 runs, 14 hits, 0 errors, New York 1 runs, 7 hits, 2 errors
Next game: Friday, September 16th vs the Florida Marlins in Washington, game time 7:05PM EDT
Nationals record: 71 wins, 77 losses
Current streak: 5 wins
Last edited by Aa3rt; 09-16-2011 at 01:09 PM.
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