WJBD Radio

Images

Now Playing

Local Sports

WJBD - Local Sports - 'Small Ball' Helps Cards Beat Nats 4-2 for Sweep

'Small Ball' Helps Cards Beat Nats 4-2 for Sweep

WASHINGTON (AP) - Yadier Molina hit a two-run single off Stephen Strasburg during St. Louis' three-run first inning, and the Cardinals beat the Nationals 4-2 Wednesday to complete a sweep and give Washington's All-Star ace the only four-start losing streak of his young career.      

Jaime Garcia (2-1) allowed a run on Bryce Harper's sixth-inning groundout, but otherwise added to the offensive struggles of the Nationals, who have lost six consecutive home games and nine of their last 12 overall to fall to 10-11.       

Washington produced only four runs in the three-game set, a rematch of the 2012 NL division series won by St. Louis.  Needing to be nearly perfect given Washington's lack of offense, Strasburg (1-4) struggled through a 26-pitch, 12-minute first inning.

See other LocalSports news:

Rookie Beckham Leads Giants Past Rams 37-27
Stafford, Suh Lead Lions Over Bears 20-14
Kane Leads Blackhawks Past Maple Leafs 4-0
High School Basketball Round-Up
Burns Gives Sharks 3-2 Win Over Blues in OT




This Site logo