Washington Nationals 2 Detroit Tigers 1
Moment of the game
With the game deadlocked at one apiece to start the eighth inning, Rendon crushed a pitch over the right-field wall to give the Nationals a 2-1 lead, and ultimately the series finale victory. Rendon finished the game going 2-for-5 with two hits and an RBI.
Rendon has been one of the main bright spots for the Nationals' this year and hopes his consistent performances are enough to be named an all-star reserve; the MLB releases the full roster tonight at 5:30 p.m.
BONUS: Max Scherzer tallied 14 strikeouts in eight innings of one-run ball - It’s the fourth start in a row that Scherzer has recorded double-digit strikeouts, the eighth time in 18 starts this year and the 90th time in his career, the most among active pitchers.
Quote of the game
"I'm out there doing my job pitching deep into a game, handing it to Do' [Shawn] means we're winning and that's a good thing." - Scherzer
- Tuesday, Nationals vs. Marlins, 7:05 p.m. ET, Nationals Park,
- Nationals: Patrick Corbin (7-5, 3.72 ERA)
- Marlins: Zac Gallen (0-1, 3.60 ERA)
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