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Washington Nationals (15-7)


Thu. 4/28 Fri. 4/29 Sat. 4/30 Sun. 5/1 Mon. 5/2
vs. Phi
L 0-3
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@ StL
W 5-4
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Was 6 - 1 StL
Final
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@ StL
11:15 AM PT12:15 PM MT1:15 PM CT2:15 PM ET14:15 ET18:15 GMT2:15 11:15 AM MST1:15 PM EST1:45 PM VEN22:15 UAE1:15 PM CT
@ KC
5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 PM MST7:15 PM EST7:45 PM VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 PM CT

Werth's bat, Ross' arm lead Nationals past Cardinals 6-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) Jayson Werth's three-run home run capped a four-run first inning and Joe Ross had another stingy outing for the Washington Nationals in a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.

Ross (3-0) allowed one run on six hits in six innings, raising his ERA to 0.79. He has given up only two runs in 22 2/3 innings and bounced back nicely after skipping a turn because of a blister on his right middle finger.

Werth added an RBI single in the eighth, his fifth in the first two games of a weekend series and 10th of the year. Washington goes for a sweep Sunday after raising its record to 8-24 at 11-year-old Busch Stadium.

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Leaders
AVG: D. Murphy.364
HR: B. Harper9
RBI: B. Harper24
SB: B. Harper5
W: S. Strasburg4
ERA: G. González1.42
Saves: J. Papelbon8
K: S. Strasburg40
NL East
TeamWLPctGB
Washington 167.696-
NY Mets 147.6671
Philadelphia 1310.5653
Miami 1111.5004.5
Atlanta 518.21711
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .232 (24)
Runs: 87 (20)
Hits: 171 (25)
Home Runs: 25 (14)
Stolen Bases: 12 (15)
OBP: .306 (22)
SLG: .388 (18)
Total Bases: 286 (22)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 2.42 (2)
Runs Allowed: 59 (2)
Saves: 9 (4)
Strikeouts: 195 (7)
OpBA: .213 (2)
OBP: .280 (4)
SLG: .315 (2)
Run Support: 3.83 (21)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/28 B. Revere Sent to Minors For Rehabilitation
4/27 M. Belisle Placed on 15-Day DL (Strained right calf)
4/27 S. Solís Called Up from Minors
4/26 W. Ramos Placed on Bereavement/Family Medical Emergency List
4/26 P. Severino Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/27 M. Belisle Strained right calf (on 15-day DL)
4/5 B. Revere Strained right oblique (on 15-day DL)
4/1 A. Barrett Recovery from right elbow surgery (on 60-day DL)
3/17 B. Arroyo Torn right rotator cuff (day-to-day)
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