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Nats is finally playing. 9th place in the Soto March, led by the Brave 6-5

WASHINGTON (AP) – Juan Soto at the end of Tuesday’s ninth indie 3. On the field, he led alone with a victorious score, after waiting for the coronavirus Washington national team, with a 6-5 victory over the brave Atlanta. five days to start their season.

Left-handed caller Will Smith came in ninth, immediately yielding the single to newcomer Victor Robles, and then hitting Trea Turner on the pitch. That brought up Soto, the 2020 NL Combat Champion, who entered this key challenge 0 for 4 on Tuesday.

But Soto drove to the center field in a linear car, then threw his red helmet in the high air until he was attacked by teammates who had sprinted out of the house to meet him near the second base, jumping and shouting and watering him.

“MVP!” chants were heard from the announced 4,801 crowd. The first spectator allowed in the Nationals Park after the 5th game of the 2019 World Series.

The game did not start well for the Nationals.

Max Scherzer’s first pitch in 2021 was forged by Ronald Acuna Jr. for the first of four quarters.

Two shots after Akuna kicked the ball quickly to the left, admiring it a little, before choking his bat, Freddie Freeman took the curve ball from deep into the right, 2-0. Dansby Swanson took second from the lead, and Acuña slid to open the third.

All 39 pitches were entered, և The Brave recorded four runs from Scherzer, all through Homers.

On Tuesday, it was just one stroke since March 10 when reigning NL East champions Braves scored three goals together and started their season in Philadelphia.

Atlanta is now 0-4; Washington is 1-0.

Daniel Hudson worked hard to win the undefeated ninth.

Four players were positive about the COVID-19 outbreak; After being potentially identified, the seven had to be quarantined. The first four games of Washington were canceled, including three at home against the “Greats”, which were followed on Monday against the “Brave”.

So, after all the other participants in the professions were already competing, some of the key parts were missing, Washington manager Dave Martinez grabbed a microphone just after 4pm and shouted: “Fans of the nations. Welcome back! And welcome home. “Let’s play ball.”

About a minute later, Scherzer looked at hunter Jon Onathan Lucro, who was working on his first day on a contract with Washington, as two players in his position were added to the 10-day injured list. The ball is kicked out of play.

Sherzer eventually became more like him, retiring from 12 of his last 13 hits. The eligible team finished with six innings and allowed five hits. Marcel Ozuna’s single joined the quartet of deep disks in the third and left with 4 points each.

Washington equaled Lucro’s two-run double, all with the help of Thorner’s two-pointer in the third, both to Drew Smiley, who made his Braves debut a year after signing. , $ 11 million contract.

Smiley allowed two run runs in six innings.

Kyle Finnegan replaced Scherzer in the seventh, and Acuña made it 5-4.

But Washington loaded the bases in the eighth against AJ Minter, Andrew Stevenson, starting on the left for Kyle Schwarber, who was part of the IL contingent, made it 5 with the RBI Enfield single, which eliminated third baseman Austin Riley.

Small deal

The trade received Atlanta from Milwaukee for INF Orlando Arcia RHPs for Chad Sobotka and Patrick Weigel.


Brave. RHP Chris Martin, who rested on Sunday due to numbness in his fingers, “feels a little better,” said manager Brian Snitker, but was unavailable on Tuesday.

Nations. RHP Will Harris underwent 10 days of IL with right hand inflammation. The team initially worried that he might have a blood tissue problem, but it turned out that this was not the case.


The teams play with a double-header on Wednesday. Washington’s Steven Strasbourg և Atlanta Max Fried will come out on the field. No manager has indicated who will throw the next game.


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