Rougned Odor capped a five-RBI day with a three-run homer with two outs within the ninth inning and the visiting San Diego Padres rallied to beat the Washington Nationals 8-6, taking the rubber contest of the three-game sequence
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Washington scored 5 runs within the seventh to take a 6-5 lead however Jake Cronenworth and Juan Soto singled off Hunter Harvey (2-2) to start out the ninth. Harvey bounced again, placing out Xander Bogaerts and Matt Carpenter, however Odor lined a 1-0 fastball to proper for his second homer in as many days.
Drew Carlton pitched a scoreless eighth inning and Josh Hader labored the ninth for his thirteenth save for San Diego, which had misplaced 5 consecutive sequence.
Padres starter Blake Snell allowed one run on 4 hits in 5 innings
Dominic Smith had a double and a single for the Nationals
The Nationals took a 1-0 lead within the first inning when Lane Thomas singled, went to second on an error and scored on a Joey Meneses single
With two outs within the second, San Diego’s Ha-Seong Kim fouled a ball off his knee and left the sport. Brandon Dixon changed him and singled to left. Trent Grisham adopted with an opposite-field fly ball that landed simply past the fence to present the Padres a 2-1 lead
Fernando Tatis, Jr. led off the fifth with a single and Soto walked. After a balk by Erasmo Ramirez moved each runners up a base, Xander Bogaerts singled house Tatis. With two outs, Odor doubled, scoring Soto and Bogaerts to make it 5-1.
Luis Garcia and Meneses opened the Washington seventh with singles off reliever Tim Hill. Jeimer Candelario adopted with a double to proper, scoring Garcia to make it 5-2. Nick Martinez relieved Hill, however
Corey Dickerson lined a single to left and Meneses scored, and Smith grounded a single to proper, scoring Candelario to chop the deficit to 5-4.
A throwing error by Martinez on a Alex Name bunt allowed Dickerson to attain the tying run and put runners on second and third, nonetheless with no outs. With the infield in, pinch-hitter Keibert Ruiz’s smash deflected off second baseman Cronenworth as Smith scored to make it 6-5.
–Area Stage Media