Sports Reynolds matches Nationals record with 10 RBIs in rout of Marlins

06:30  08 july  2018
06:30  08 july  2018 Source:   thescore.com

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The free-swinging power hitter continued to impress by blasting two home runs and tying a franchise record with 10 RBI during the Nationals ' 18-4 thrashing of the Miami Marlins at Nationals Park on Saturday. Reynolds got his day rolling with a two-run homer off Marlins starter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Reynolds homered twice and drove in a career-high 10 runs, Max Scherzer won for the first time since June 5, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 18-4 on Saturday Reynolds (5 for 5) tied his career high for hits and equaled the Nationals ' RBI record .

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WASHINGTON (AP) Mark Reynolds homered twice and drove in a career-high 10 runs, Max Scherzer won for the first time since June 5, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 18-4 on Saturday night.

Washington has won three straight and scored a combined 35 runs since calling a players-only meeting on Wednesday after falling under .500 for the first time since May 2.

Reynolds (5 for 5) tied his career high for hits and equaled the Nationals' RBI record.

Reynolds hit a two-run homer in the second inning into the same visitors' bullpen where his walk-off homer landed on Friday. He followed that up with an RBI double in the second, a two-run single in the fifth, a three-run homer in the sixth, and a two-run single in the seventh.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Reynolds homered twice and drove in a career-high 10 runs, Max Scherzer won for the first time since June 5, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 18-4 on Saturday Reynolds (5 for 5) tied his career high for hits and equaled the Nationals ' RBI record .

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mark Reynolds homered twice and drove in a career-high 10 runs, Max Scherzer won for the first time since June 5, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 18-4 on Saturday Reynolds (5 for 5) tied his career high for hits and equaled the Nationals ' RBI record .

Washington, which has won 14 straight against Miami, broke it open by batting around the order and scoring a season-best seven runs in the fifth inning.

Scherzer (11-5), who was 0-4 in his previous five starts, pitched seven innings, allowing four runs on four hits - three of which were home runs. The Nationals had been shut out in three of Scherzer's previous five starts.

Miami starter Wei-Yin Chen (2-6) lasted 4 1/3 innings, allowing seven runs on seven hits.

Bryce Harper had three hits and an intentional walk.

Starlin Castro and J.T. Realmuto hit the first back-to-back home runs of the season for the Marlins in the fourth inning. Yadiel Rivera hit his first homer of the season in the seventh.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Marlins: OF Brian Anderson was out of the lineup for the first time this season. After playing in Miami's first 90 games, manager Don Mattingly said it was time for a breather. . Mattingly said OF Lewis Brinson (right hip) is still sore and ''doing a little treatment, and that's all.''

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Mark Reynolds went 5 for 5 with two home runs and 10 RBI against the Marlins . He began Saturday with a homer, then continued with a single, double, another homer and another single, going 5 for 5 and tying the team record for most RBI in a game with 10 .

The Nationals ' first baseman was perfect from the plate in five appearances in an 18-4 victory over the Marlins . Reynolds 's first RBIs of the game came in The 10 RBIs ties a team record set last season by Rendon and it was the first 10 - RBI game since Scooter Gennett hit four home runs for the Reds

Nationals: Manager Dave Martinez said that RHP Stephen Strasburg (shoulder inflammation) is scheduled to go on a rehab assignment Tuesday with the goal of throwing 50-60 pitches. . OF Victor Robles (hyperextended left elbow) and RHP Koda Glover (right shoulder tendinitis) both played in a Gulf Coast League game Friday. Martinez said Glover is ''progressing well'' but that he wouldn't be pitching in back-to-back games. . C Matt Wieters (left hamstring strain) went 1 for 4 in a rehab start with Double-A Harrisburg and is expected to play again on Sunday before being re-evaluated.

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Marlins: Rookie RHP Trevor Richards (2-5, 5.26 ERA) makes his first start against the Nationals in the series finale.

Nationals: RHP Tanner Roark (3-10, 4.60 ERA) is looking for his first win since June 6. Roark is 5-8 with a 3.99 ERA in 22 games against the Marlins.

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Chris Sale, Max Scherzer named MLB All-Star Game starters .
Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale will start the MLB All-Star Game while Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer will counter for the National League. Harper is batting sixth in his fifth All-Star start, the lowest he has been in the National League lineup since the No. 9 spot in 2013. In a contract year that could be his last with Washington, Harper is hitting .214 with a .365 on-base percentage, .468 slugging percentage, 23 home runs and 54 RBIs.

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