#4. Nationals at Cubbies


One run was the difference at Wrigley Field as the Chicago (NL) Cubs defeated
the Washington Nationals 5 to 4.

Chicago (NL) promptly took the lead in their half of the first as they scored
3 runs on 2 base hits. The crucial at-bat was provided by Kris Bryant who
elicited a roar from the hometown fans when he cleared the fences for a
two-run home run. Washington tried unsuccessfully to come back in the 9th.

Jon Lester(3-2) went 7 and 2/3 innings allowing 3 runs for the win. Aroldis
Chapman recorded the save, his 6th. Max Scherzer(2-2) ended up with the
loss.

Wth the win Chicago (NL) now has a record of a division leading 10-5.
Washington has a record of 11-4 after the loss.


BOXSCORE: 2016 Washington Nationals At 2016 Chicago (NL) Cubs      10/19/2016
 
  Nationals          AB  R  H RBI AVG     Cubs               AB  R  H RBI AVG
  T.Turner CF         5  0  2  0 .317     D.Fowler CF         4  1  1  0 .322  
  A.Rendon 3B         5  0  1  0 .246     B.Zobrist LF        4  0  1  1 .133  
  J.Werth LF          3  1  2  2 .184     K.Bryant 3B         4  1  1  2 .214  
  D.Murphy 2B         4  1  2  0 .345     A.Rizzo 1B          4  1  1  1 .170  
  W.Ramos C           4  1  1  2 .278     W.Contreras C       4  0  0  0 .140  
  B.Harper RF         2  0  0  0 .167     J.Baez 2B           3  0  0  0 .316  
  D.Espinosa SS       4  0  0  0 .069     A.Russell SS        3  1  1  0 .157  
  R.Zimmerman 1B      4  0  1  0 .192     J.Heyward RF        2  1  0  0 .097  
  M.Scherzer P        2  0  0  0 .200     J.Lester P          3  0  1  0 .091  
A-M.Taylor PH         1  1  1  0 .300     P.Strop P           0  0  0  0 .000  
  M.Belisle P         0  0  0  0 .000     A.Chapman P         0  0  0  0 ----  
B-C.Heisey PH         1  0  0  0 .400                                          
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      35  4 10  4                 Totals      31  5  6  4
 
A-Pinch Hit For Scherzer In 8th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Belisle In 9th Inning
 
Nationals....... 0 0 0  0 0 0  0 4 0  -  4 10  2
Cubs............ 3 2 0  0 0 0  0 0    -  5  6  1
 
Nationals (11-4)         IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
M.Scherzer LOSS(2-2)      7       6   5   4   1   7   2 116   3.16
M.Belisle                 1       0   0   0   0   1   0  13   0.66
Totals                    8       6   5   4   1   8   2
 
Cubs (10-5)              IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR  PC    ERA
J.Lester WIN(3-2)         7 2/3   8   3   3   2   8   1 124   2.83
P.Strop                   0       1   1   1   0   0   1   6   1.69
A.Chapman SAVE(6th)       1 1/3   1   0   0   1   2   0  25   0.00
Totals                    9      10   4   4   3  10   2
 
ATTENDANCE- 40,216 DATE- Wednesday, October 19th 2016 TIME- Day WEATHER- Good
UMPIRES- Bill Welke, James Hoye, John Hirschbeck, Bob Davidson
T- 2:55
LEFT ON BASE- Nationals: 7  Cubs: 3
DOUBLE PLAYS- Nationals: 1  Cubs: 1
ERRORS- A.Rendon, M.Scherzer, D.Fowler
DOUBLES- D.Murphy(7th), B.Zobrist(2nd)
TRIPLES- T.Turner(2nd)
HOME RUNS- J.Werth(2nd), W.Ramos(2nd), K.Bryant(2nd), A.Rizzo(2nd)
RBIs- J.Werth-2(9th), W.Ramos-2(9th), B.Zobrist(3rd), K.Bryant-2(8th),
      A.Rizzo(5th)
STOLEN BASES- M.Taylor(1st)
CAUGHT STEALING- T.Turner, B.Harper
WALKS- J.Werth, B.Harper-2, J.Heyward
STRIKE OUTS- T.Turner-2, A.Rendon-3, B.Harper, R.Zimmerman, M.Scherzer-2,
             C.Heisey, D.Fowler, B.Zobrist-2, K.Bryant-2, W.Contreras, J.Baez-2
GIDP- D.Murphy, D.Fowler
2-out RBI- B.Zobrist, J.Werth-2, W.Ramos-2
RLISP 2-out- K.Bryant, M.Scherzer, W.Ramos, A.Rendon
TEAM RISP- Nationals: 2 for 7  Cubs: 2 for 4
 

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