MLB: Nats sweep Cardinals, O’s split with White Sox

washington nationalsNats complete rare sweep in St. Louis

Max Scherzer threw seven shutout innings to push the Washington Nationals to a 6-1 win at St. Louis on Sunday.

Scherzer (3-1, 3.55 ERA) struck out nine, didn’t walk a batter and allowed four hits.

Scherzer was also 2-for-2 at the plate.

Clint Robinson and Danny Espinosa homered in a three-run seventh for the Nats (17-7).

Bryce Harper was 0-for-4 with four strikeouts.

 

baltimore oriolesWhite Sox blitz O’s to salvage series split

Chris Sale continued his hot start to the 2016 season in a 7-1 in at Baltimore on Sunday.

Sale (6-0, 1.66 ERA) struck out six, walked four and allowed five hits and a run in five and a third innings for the White Sox (18-8).

Ubaldo Jimenez (1-3, 5.20 ERA) took the loss for the O’s (14-10), giving up six runs on seven hits in four and two-thirds innings.


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