Washington Nationals drop eighth-straight, 2-1 Philadelphia Phillies in extras in D.C.


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Josiah Grey’s final scheduled begin was worn out by a last-minute rain delay, and he ended up getting pushed again to this afternoon after he warmed up final Monday, and sat round for 90 minutes earlier than they have been capable of play.

His final day trip on the mound, the 24-year-old tossed 5 scoreless on 101 pitches in a 2-1 loss to the Miami Marlins, through which he gave up six hits and struck out six batters.

“Josiah was — he did nice. I do know the pitch rely received up there, he received out of some high-leverage conditions, and he was good for 5 innings, actually good. Simply had 100 pitches,” supervisor Davey Martinez mentioned after the outing which left Grey with a 4.33 ERA, a 5.43 FIP, and a .230/.325/.461 line towards in 12 begins and 62 13 IP.

As we speak in D.C., Grey tossed 4 scoreless to begin, on 69 pitches, working his means out of a bases-loaded, 2-out jam within the first, retiring the aspect so as within the second and third, and stranding a 2-out error by Luis García (No. 5, 4th throwing error) within the fourth.

A 25-pitch fifth through which he labored round a two-out stroll to Kyle Schwarber left Grey at 94 pitches total, and he labored round a 2-out Okay/wild pitch on which a runner reached, and a stroll in a 23-pitch sixth which left him at 117 whole.

Josiah Grey’s Line: 6.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 4 Ks, 117 P, 66 Ks, 8/4 GO/FO.

Nola vs the Nationals:

After incomes a W in his first begin of the season, Aaron Nola went winless for his subsequent eight outings, posting a 3.69 ERA, a 3.48 FIP, and a .224/.279/.400 line towards in 46 13 IP in that stretch, however coming into this afternoon’s sport, the 29-year-old right-hander, who snapped his winless streak 4 begins again, was unbeaten in 4 turns within the Philly rotation, with a 2.45 ERA, a 1.94 FIP, and a .194/.209/.296 line towards in 29 13 IP in these outings.

Nola labored round a one-out single by Juan Soto within the first, a two-out hit by Keibert Ruiz within the second, and he retired the Nationals so as within the third, finishing three scoreless on 43 pitches, with three strikeouts.

Nola’s nine-pitch, 1-2-3 fifth left him at simply 60 pitches whole, with 5 Ks from the 16 batters he’d confronted, and he labored round a leadoff single by Luis García and an intentional stroll to Juan Soto for his sixth scoreless body.

Josh Bell singled to guide off the Nationals’ seventh, however he was stranded at first base three outs as Nola accomplished his seventh scoreless inning of labor at pitches total.

Returning to the mound at 88 pitches total within the eighth, Nola retired the aspect so as on 18 pitches, leaving him at [checks math] 106 whole in eight scoreless frames.

Aaron Nola’s Line: 8.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 8 Ks, 106 P, 71 S, 8/4 GO/FO.

Bullpen Motion:

Erasmo Ramírez got here on for the Nationals within the high of the seventh inning and retired the primary batter he confronted, however Phillies’ third baseman Yairo Muñoz took a first-pitch cutter over the center of the plate out to left for a solo homer and the primary run of the sport for both membership, 1-0 Phillies. No. 2 for Muñoz. 394-foot shot.

Ramírez returned to the mound within the high of the eighth and received an inning-ending double play out of Odubel Herrera after giving up a one-out stroll to J.T. Realmuto.

Reed Garrett received the highest of the ninth for the Nationals, and he labored round a leadoff single by Alex Bohm for a scoreless body, with assist from a caught stealing at second.

Brad Hand got here on for the save alternative within the backside of the ninth inning, and the left-hander walked Juan Soto to begin the inning, and two outs later, gave up a game-tying, RBI single to proper by pinch hitter Lane Thomas, who went with a 2-2 slider and hit it the opposite strategy to drive Soto in, 1-1.

This one went to extras. Garrett returned to the mound within the high of the tenth, and gave up a leadoff single to middle by Rhys Hoskins which scored the Phillies’ ghost runner, 2-1. Kyle Schwarber stepped in subsequent and walked, and Didi Gregorius singled to load them up for Nick Castellanos. That was it for Garrett.

Andres Machado took over with the bases loaded with Phillies and received three outs with none extra runs coming in.

Seranthony Dominguez received the underside of the tenth for the Phils, and stranded the Nats’ free runner to finish it.

Remaining Rating:

Nationals now 23-46

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