5 months Strasburg strikes out 11, Nationals hold off Braves 5-4 Manilatimes |Sports
ATLANTA: The Washington Nationals are in obvious need of a momentum-changing win as they approach the end of May. Much closer to last place than first in the NL East. Adam Eaton hopes overpowering performances by Stephen Strasburg and closer Sean Doolittle will start that turnaround. Strasburg matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven innings and the Nationals took the lead on three straight walks to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night.Advertisements
“It was a great team win, something we can build on,” said Eaton, who drew the first of back-to-back, bases-loaded walks in ... more