Nats Win On Strasburg’s First Career Complete Game
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg pitched a four-hitter and struck out 10 in the first complete game of his career, Jayson Werth had his second straight three-hit game and the Washington Nationals completed a three-game sweep with a 6-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday night.
Strasburg (6-9) dominated the reeling Phillies for his first victory since July 7 against San Diego. The Nationals had lost five straight games started by the right-hander.
The Phillies never had a runner in scoring position during their 11th straight road loss. Philadelphia has lost nine of 11 overall.
Washington scored two runs in the fourth and three in the fifth against Kyle Kendrick (10-9), who surrendered 11 hits over 5 1-3 innings.
Source: Associated Press