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Scherzer pitches 7 scoreless innings, Nats beat Braves 3-1

Scherzer pitches 7 scoreless innings, Nats beat Braves 3-1

Something highly unusual then happened: At Braves third base coach Ron Washington's urging, the umpires conferred to discuss whether d'Arnaud had foul tipped the pitch. He gave up two hits and walked two, including light-hitting Kurt Suzuki with the bases loaded to give the Braves a shot. I still have 10 pitches left in me.' I knew they had three right-handed hitters coming up. "It was just a mess". Scherzer sacrificed Difo to second, and the runner scored on Adam Eaton's single up the middle. "That's all I've got to say".

Scherzer went seven innings, gave up two hits, struck out seven, and walked three on 116 pitches (76 strikes) as he picked up his second win of the season.

Mike Foltynewicz (0-2) made his second start of the season and almost lost his cool a couple of times over frustration with Bucknor's spotty strike zone. His third-inning grand slam just cleared the reach of leaping Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte.

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Despite Corbyn's bravado, his party is demoralized and divided under his left-wing leadership and is expected to fare badly. Until today, May had repeatedly ruled out holding an early election, saying there would be no national vote until 2020.

Even on a balmy night for the opener of a three-game series against the defending NL East champions, the crowd of 21,834 was the smallest in five games at SunTrust Park.

Mets 5, Phillies 4: Jay Bruce homered twice and drove in five runs, including a tiebreaking shot in the eighth as NY ended its four-game losing streak. "You see a lot of things, but when it's consistently not with the standards of the league, I think something needs to be done".

But Washington has dominated its division rival the last two-plus season, improving to 37-13 in their last 50 meetings.

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Mourinho, though, praised the performance of 19-year-old forward Rashford and his team-mates for a dominant Old Trafford showing. Herrera looked to have handled the ball in the build-up to that goal but he wasn't penalized.

ATLANTA (AP) - Bryce Harper assumes everybody already knows the Washington Nationals will again be a team to watch in the National League. Treinen, who has a 7.11 ERA with three saves in four chances, will shift to a setup role.

"It wasn't a foul tip where we were", Baker said.

Nationals: RHP Joe Ross will be called up from Triple-A Syracuse for his first big league start of the season. SS Trea Turner (right hamstring strain) is at extended spring training at West Palm Beach, Florida and could come off the 10-day DL "in a couple days", according to Baker.

CNN Exclusive: Erdogan insists Turkey reforms don't make him a dictator
A hero for many in Turkey's pious working class, Erdogan has over the years also won support from liberal businessmen. They said this move "removed an important safeguard and were contested by the opposition".

Braves OF Matt Kemp will test his right hamstring in a rehab game at Triple-A Gwinnett on Wednesday, pushing back his return to the active roster. Washington is 6-1 in Strasburg's last 7 starts against the Braves and 5-1 in his last 6 road starts against Atlanta. But Braves catcher Kurt Suzuki alertly threw to third base when Harper tried to sneak a stolen base, and Harper was thrown out trying to retreat to second.


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