Stephen Strasburg did not disappoint the Home Crowd in his MLB debut which was also his first victory! He pitched 7 innings while giving up only two runs in the 5-2 win over the Pirates. Strasburg establish a Nats record in his 1st start with 14 Strikeouts! The Nats did trail in this game after 4 innings but were able to come back by scoring 3 run tin the six inning. The Nats improve to 28-31 and are tied for 4th place in the NL East.
Strasburg was excellent picking up his first victory in his 1st MLB start. The Clip and Save show reappeared in last night's game. Tyler Clifford and Matts Capps combined for 2 shut out innings of relief. Capps picked up his 19th save of the year.
The Nats scored 5 runs on eleven hits. Adam Dunn and Ryan Zimmerman led the Nats with 3 hits a piece. Dunn, Zimmerman and Josh Willingham all hit homers in the victory. Dunn had 2 RBI.