Tonight we have the Cardinals and the Nationals. In the office for the Nationals is Tanner Roark ( starting pitcher ). Cardinals are wearing their gray uniforms. Nationals are wearing their white uniforms. For those who don’t know, during the week the games that I cover will be a recap due to my job.
Bottom of the 1st: Nationals get their hitting going with a line drive double from Adam Eaton. A 1 out single from Bryce Harper to score Eaton. 1-0 Nationals. Ryan Zimmerman with 2 out walk.
Top of the 2nd: Cardinals the lead, 2-1. Bottom of the 2nd: Stephen Drew with a line drive single to right field. Eaton with a 2 out ground ball single to center scoring Drew. Tie ball game, 2 all.
Top of the 3rd: 3-2 Cardinals. Bottom of the 3rd: Harper with a line drive single to left field to open the inning. Zimmerman with a 1 out ground ball single to center field.
Bottom of the 4th: Matt Wieters with a ground ball single. Roark reaches on a force attempt, throwing error by second baseman. Eaton gets a ground ball single to score Piscotty. Tied once more 3-3. Harper with a 1 out walk.
Top of the 5th: 5-3 Cardinals. Bottom of the 5th: Zimmerman ground ball single to shortstop. Jayson Werth ground ball single to right field. Drew fly ball double to right field scoring Zimmerman 5-4 Cardinals. Wieters line drive single to left field to score Werth. Tied 5-5. Eaton 1 out sac fly to center giving Nationals the lead 6-5.
Top of the 6th: Matt Albers gets the office keys from Roark. Bottom of the 6th: Harper ground ball bunt for a single to start the inning. Daniel Murphy ground ball single to right field. Werth with a 1 out ground ball single to left field. Drew gets a sac fly to score Harper. 7-5 Nationals.
Bottom of the 7th: Wiler Difo replaces Albers.
Top of the 8th: Koda Glover gets the office keys from Albers. Bottom of the 8th: Harper draws a lead off walk. Zimmerman with a line drive double to left field. Kevin Siegrist gets intentionally walk ( bases loaded ). Drew ground ball single to right field scoring Harper and Zimmerman. 9-5 Nationals. Wieters draws a walk. Adam Lind doubles on a fly ball to right field. Scoring is Werth and Drew. 11-5 Nationals. Eaton draws a walk. Anthony Rendon grounds out but scores Wieters and advances the runners. 12-5 Nationals. Harper sharp ground ball single scoring Lind and Eaton. 14-5 Nationals.
Top of the 9th: Eaton moves from center to left field. Michael Taylor replaces Werth at center. Cardianls go the YARD ( Homerun ) 14-6 Nationals. BALL GAME!!