Tonight was Ivan Nova’s last start of the 2017 season. An up and down season for Nova left in injury, as the Pittsburgh Pirates’ right hander left after just two innings of work after being hit on the hand while trying to bunt. The Washington Nationals beat the Bucs in a close game tonight by a 4-2 score.
Tyler Glasnow relieved Nova, giving up one run on two hits and five walks in 3.2 innings. Edwin Jackson started for Washington, giving up two runs on four hits in six innings.
Daniel Murphy’s RBI single in the first scored Wilmer Difo to give the Nationals a 1-0 lead. Pittsburgh responded with two runs in the third. Christopher Bostick’s RBI double scored Max Moroff to tie the game, and Starling Marte gave the Bucs a 2-1 lead with an RBI single.
After tying the game in t...Read More