The Nationals have a huge game last night scoring 14 runs against the Cardinals. Before the 8th inning last night the game was pretty tight until the Nationals unloaded a 7 run inning on the cardinals with only one inning left to play in the field. The key player for the Nats were Bryce Harper and Stephen Drew. Stephen went 3 for 4 with 4 runs batted in and 3 runs scored. Bryce going 4 for 4 with 3 runs batted in and 2 runs scored.
Trea Turner was also played on the dl yesterday after straining his right hamstring after attempting to steal in the first inning of Saturdays 17 to 3 loss against the Phillies. Tonight the Nationals and the Cardinals will play again in the second of a 3 game series. The nats will have to face big right handed thrower Lance Lynn tonight at Nationals Park. The Nationals will be pitching Gio Gonzalez.