Reds beat Nats 3-0 after Washington wins suspended recreation 5-3

Sonny Grey pitched six innings of two-hit ball and the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Nationals 3-0 in seven innings for a cut up after Washington received 5-3 within the completion of a suspended recreation

WASHINGTON — Sonny Grey pitched six innings of two-hit ball and the Cincinnati Reds defeated the Nationals 3-0 in seven innings on Thursday night time for a cut up after Washington received 5-3 within the completion of a suspended recreation.

Trea Turner and Josh Bell hit run-scoring singles within the sixth inning for the Nationals within the end of a recreation that began Wednesday night time.

Grey (1-3) struck out 5, walked one and required solely two putouts from his outfield to finish Cincinnati’s first sequence win in Washington since 2015.

Eugenio Suárez hit his eleventh homer and first leadoff shot of his profession. The drive got here towards Stephen Strasburg (1-2), who allowed all three runs and departed after a two-run fifth.

Jesse Winker singled in a run off the second-base bag and Tyler Naquin doubled contained in the left subject line. Grey additionally singled within the inning, one in all 5 hits Strasburg allowed.

Lucas Sims labored the ninth for his third save.

Washington led 3-0 when Wednesday night time’s recreation was suspended in center of the fourth inning following a rain delay of three hours, 4 minutes.

When it resumed Thursday afternoon, Austin Voth (1-0) allowed two hits in two scoreless innings to comply with the 4 scoreless innings Joe Ross pitched on Wednesday.

“For me, I attempted to deal with it like I used to be popping out of the bullpen,” mentioned Voth, who has 21 begins over his large league profession however none this season.

“At the moment form of felt regular,” he added latter. “Like I used to be making ready for a day recreation. It did not appear too bizarre.”

Daniel Hudson allowed two inherited runners to attain in a three-run eighth, and Brad Hand labored the ninth for his eighth save in 10 probabilities.

Nick Castellanos and Tucker Barnhart singled in runs for the Reds, and Kyle Farmer added a sacrifice fly. Winker had 4 hits.

“We did not give up,” Barnhart mentioned. “We put some good at-bats collectively within the eighth. We simply could not get something going within the ninth.”

Ross and Starlin Castro singled in runs Wednesday, and Alex Avila drew a bases-loaded stroll off Jeff Hoffman (3-4), who gave up two runs, two hits and 5 walks in 1 1/3 innings.

TRAINERS ROOM

Reds: Hoffman, who was positioned on the 10-day injured listing after he left Wednesday’s recreation with shoulder soreness, returned to Cincinnati and was evaluated. “He has a shoulder impingement,” supervisor David Bell mentioned. “It is not going to require surgical procedure. He’ll have an aggressive rehab on it and attempt to get again as fast as he can.” Cincinnati recalled LHP Cionel Perez from Triple-A Louisville. He opened Thursday’s motion with an ideal fourth inning.

Nationals: RHP Tanner Rainey was activated from the COVID-19 injured listing and RHP Kyle McGowin was optioned to Triple-A Rochester. Rainey got here on to begin the eighth, permitting three runs and three singles with out retiring a batter. … RHP Erick Fedde has been cleared to take part in baseball actions on Friday however stays on the COVID-19 injured listing. “He is missed a while,” supervisor Dave Martinez mentioned of Fedde, whose final begin got here on Could 16. “We have got to determine a very good recreation plan for him to maintain him wholesome.” UP NEXT

Reds:: RHP Vladimir Gutiérrez makes his main league debut Friday at Wrigley Discipline.

Nationals: LHP Jon Lester (0-2) begins Friday towards Milwaukee.

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