The Houston Astros set a franchise record by hitting three triples in a five-run first inning, backing starter Bud Norris with a season-high 17 hits on the way to an 11-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
Superb pitching from their rotation is a big reason the Washington Nationals are tied for the most wins in the majors.
Jayson Werth drew a bases-loaded walk and Wilson Ramos hit a sacrifice fly as the Washington Nationals rallied in the eighth inning and beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Wednesday night for their third straight win.
After a shaky debut, the Washington Nationals’ Gio Gonzalez seemed far more comfortable in his most recent start.
Stephen Strasburg pitched six innings for his second win of the season, to lead the Washington Nationals to a 6-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday.
Watch the best prospect in Major League Baseball get thrown out of a game
Jose Altuve, one of the few Astros prospects to get excited about, made his major league debut in Tuesday’s game against the Washington Nationals.
J&R discuss the controversial moment from the National’s first round pick from last year.