Our Clients:

Field Level Media - Professional sports content solutions | FLM

May 4, 2022 2:30 am

Nationals pound out 16 hits in rout of Rockies

Josh Bell smacked a three-run homer and Juan Soto launched a solo shot as the Washington Nationals routed the Colorado Rockies 10-2 on Tuesday night in Denver.

Keibert Ruiz had three hits and three RBIs and Yadiel Hernandez had three hits and drove in two as Washington won for the third time in four games following an eight-game losing streak. The Nationals have reached double digits in all three of the victories.

Bell also had three hits and Maikel Franco and Alcides Escobar added two apiece as Washington racked up 16.

Right-hander Erick Fedde (2-2) put together his best performance of the season. He allowed one run, six hits and two walks and struck out three in seven innings.

C.J. Cron slugged his National League-leading ninth homer of the season for the Rockies. Cron went 3-for-3 with a walk, but Colorado had its three-game winning streak halted.

Rockies right-hander German Marquez (0-2) struggled badly. He gave up seven runs and 10 hits in five innings. He struck out five and walked two.

Washington began its assault in the third inning. Escobar singled and Cesar Hernandez was hit by a pitch. One out later, Bell went the opposite way with an 0-1 fastball by Marquez and deposited the ball over the fence in left for his third blast of the season and a 3-0 lead.

Colorado plated a run in the bottom of the frame on a fielder’s choice by Randal Grichuk, and Washington got it back in the top of the fourth on a sacrifice fly by Victor Robles.

Soto led off the fifth by sending a first-pitch changeup 414 feet over the fence in left-center. It was his fifth homer of the campaign. Ruiz ripped a two-run single to center later in the inning to make it 7-1.

In the seventh, Yadiel Hernandez delivered a two-run double to center to make it 9-1.

Cron hit a 415-foot blast to left off Nationals right-hander Erasmo Ramirez with two out in the eighth.

Ruiz added an RBI single in the ninth for Washington.

–Field Level Media

You may also like

Sep 25, 2022 2:59 am

Kyle Wright records 20th win as Braves beat Phillies

Michael Harris II was a triple shy of the cycle, William Contreras added a homer, two singles and two RBIs and the Atlanta Braves defeated the host Philadelphia Phillies 6-3…

Sep 25, 2022 2:20 am

MLB roundup: Braves’ Kyle Wright MLB’s first 20-game winner

Michael Harris II was a triple shy of the cycle, William Contreras added a homer, two singles and two RBIs and the Atlanta Braves defeated the host Philadelphia Phillies 6-3…

Sep 25, 2022 1:59 am

Athletics get to Jacob deGrom early, cruise past Mets

The Oakland Athletics overcame Pete Alonso’s first-inning homer with an offensive barrage on Saturday afternoon, cruising to a 10-4 victory over the visiting New York Mets. With the loss, the…

More Baseball News

Sep 25, 2022 2:59 am

Kyle Wright records 20th win as Braves beat Phillies

Michael Harris II was a triple shy of the cycle, William Contreras added a homer, two singles and two RBIs and the Atlanta Braves defeated the host Philadelphia Phillies 6-3…

Sep 25, 2022 2:20 am

MLB roundup: Braves’ Kyle Wright MLB’s first 20-game winner

Sep 25, 2022 1:59 am

Athletics get to Jacob deGrom early, cruise past Mets

Sep 25, 2022 1:45 am

Clayton Kershaw pitches Dodgers past Cardinals

Sep 25, 2022 1:14 am

Clayton Kershaw pitches Dodgers past Cardinals

Read all
fb-post
advertisment
title-icon

Upcoming events

See all odds