The Nationals take a happy flight back to D.C. on the wings of a 9-1 road trip!

Thr Nationals scored 16 runs in this game, but it wasn’t a laugher in the bottom of the 6th inning when the score was 4-2 in favor of the Nationals.

In winning this game, the Nationals set their best mark for a 10 game road trip going 9-1, and the only loss was to these Rockies in the first game of the series. The Rockies entered Tuesday’s game with the best record in the National League, and the Nationals grabbed back the best record with winning the last 3 games from the Rockies. The Nationals 11 run 7th inning was their highest scoring inning in their history. The¬†Nationals 16-6 start to the season is the best in Washington D.C. baseball history since 1932.

All Nationals starters including Gio Gonzalez got at least one hit in the game as the Nationals tallied 19 hits. Bryce Harper raised his home run total to 8 with a home run today tying Ryan Zimmerman for the team lead.

Photo by ConatsGuy for TalkNats; Bryce Harper’s 8th HR of 2017

Gio Gonzalez threw 6 2/3 innings giving up only two-runs on his way to another quality start and a win.

Happy flight.

 

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