So close to seeing José Altuve, Alex Bregman, George Springer and their Astros add to the title they won in Game 7 at Dodger Stadium two years ago, they watched this chance suddenly vanish.
Kendrick smacked the second pitch from Harris down the right field line where it slammed into the foul pole for a home run that put the Nationals ahead 3-2. The team might have ended the series sooner had their fans not callously booed President Trump during Game Five at Nationals Park, where the historically successful commander-in-chief was greeted by chants of "lock him up!" following his successful assassination of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Greinke had one-hit the Nationals through 6.1 innings before surrendering a homer to Anthony Rendon and walking Juan Soto.
A Soto single in the eighth inning widened the lead to 4-2, and right fielder Adam Eaton gave the Nationals more cushion in the top of the ninth with a single that scored two more runs. "@Nationals shocked the world, took the trophy to the nation's capital, and made many Montreal Expos fans happy again!"
Coming into the season, despite being favored by some to win the National League East, the Nationals faced the adversity of losing 2015 MVP Bryce Harper to rival Philadelphia. He said that the team needed only to win that day's game to turn things around.
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I was the guy who said to him in the academy come here to play with us. We've got to think, to know when things are risky .
The Pirates traded Cole to the Astros on January 13, 2018, getting starting pitcher Joe Musgrove, third baseman Colin Moran, relief pitcher Michael Feliz and minor-league outfielder Jason Martin in return.
"What a story", said Ryan Zimmerman, the only player who's been a part of every Nationals team. But this group of guys, we bounce back.
After the series was over McIngvale was a good sport about it all and just wanted to thank several people and places, including Scarlet Pearl Casino who he said outdid the rest.
The three-time Cy Young victor became a late scratch before Game 5 on Sunday after waking up and being unable to get out of bed due to a nerve issue. In the two subsequent elimination games, the Nats fell behind but stayed relaxed enough to win both contests late.
"I don't know. It's nearly like we've done it so many times that we have to get punched in the face to kind of wake up". Scherzer was scratched from his Game 5 start due to neck spasms. Corbin was lifted for Daniel Hudson, who pitched a scoreless ninth.