⚾️⚾️ The Morning Briefing: Nationals lose series to Cubs
Good Morning Washington Nationals Fan,
Here are the latest headlines and analyses around the Washington Nationals and Major League Baseball for today, July 20th. My name is Haden Raymer and this is your morning briefing. Today’s top story is the Nationals losing the series against the Cubs.
Leading today’s Morning Briefing: Nats lose 8-3
The Washington Nationals lost to the Chicago Cubs 8-3. The Nationals were down 3-1 heading into the eighth, and tied the game thanks to a Jeimer Candelario solo shot and singles from Dom Smith, Corey Dickerson, and Luis García. The bullpen then reverted back to its old ways, allowing five runs in the bottom of the eight. Keibert Ruiz stays hot, 1-4 with a double.
Your Nats Report Player of the Game is Candelario. The Nats next game is on Friday at 7:05 p.m. on MASN2.
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Down on the Farm
The Rochester Red Wings lost to the Durham Bulls 9-3. Derek Hill went 2-5 with a triple. Jackson Rutledge threw three innings of two run ball with three strikeouts.
The Harrisburg Senators lost 4-3 to the Bowie Baysox in extra innings. Trey Lipscomb made his pro debut at second base, James Wood went 1-4 with a double. Jacob Young drew a walk and stole a base. Brady House walked twice. Robert Hassell III went 1-3 with a walk. Dustin Saenz threw five strong innings with two runs.
The Wilmington Blue Rocks lost 12-3 to the Greensboro Grasshoppers. Jordy Barley went 1-2 with a stolen base.
The FredNats won 3-0 over the Augusta GreenJackets. Jarlin Susana tossed five scoreless innings with four strikeouts. Wilmer Perez went 2-4 with a double.