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W:J.Samardzija(1-0) L:J.Zimmermann(0-1) S:C.Marmol (1)
HR: WAS- A.LaRoche (2) CHC- None



Washington Top 1st
- UMPIRES: Home,Doug Eddings; First, Paul Nauert; Second, Dana DeMuth; Third, Kerwin Danley;
- Ian Desmond doubled to left. Runner on second with none out and Danny Espinosa due up.
- Danny Espinosa flied out to center. Runner on second with one out and Ryan Zimmerman due up.
- Ryan Zimmerman flied out to right. Runner on second with two outs and Adam LaRoche due up.
- Adam LaRoche struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 1st
- David DeJesus lined out to third. None on with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro lined out to right to end the inning.

Washington Top 2nd
- Jayson Werth struck out swinging. None on with one out and Xavier Nady due up.
- Xavier Nady grounded out short to first. None on with two outs and Roger Bernadina due up.
- Roger Bernadina struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 2nd
- Alfonso Soriano flied out to center. None on with one out and Ian Stewart due up.
- Ian Stewart grounded out first to pitcher. None on with two outs and Bryan LaHair due up.
- Bryan LaHair lined out to left to end the inning.

Washington Top 3rd
- Wilson Ramos grounded out short to first. None on with one out and Jordan Zimmermann due up.
- Jordan Zimmermann struck out swinging on a foul tip. None on with two outs and Ian Desmond due up.
- Ian Desmond flied out to center to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 3rd
- Marlon Byrd grounded out to first. None on with one out and Steve Clevenger due up.
- Steve Clevenger singled to left. Runner on first with one out and Jeff Samardzija due up.
- Jeff Samardzija sacrifice bunt, pitcher to second covering first. On the play, Steve Clevenger advances to second. Runner on second with two outs and David DeJesus due up.
- David DeJesus lined out to second to end the inning.

Washington Top 4th
- Danny Espinosa flied out to left. None on with one out and Ryan Zimmerman due up.
- Ryan Zimmerman grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Adam LaRoche due up.
- Adam LaRoche lined out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 4th
- Darwin Barney grounded out pitcher to first. None on with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro singled to center. Runner on first with one out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Starlin Castro stole second and advanced to third on a Wilson Ramos passed ball. Runner on third with one out and Alfonso Soriano at the plate.
- Alfonso Soriano sacrifice fly out to left scored Starlin Castro. None on with two outs and Ian Stewart due up.
- Ian Stewart struck out swinging to end the inning.

Washington Top 5th
- Jayson Werth popped out to short. None on with one out and Xavier Nady due up.
- Xavier Nady flied out to right. None on with two outs and Roger Bernadina due up.
- Roger Bernadina flied out to center to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 5th
- Bryan LaHair doubled to right. Runner on second with none out and Marlon Byrd due up.
- Marlon Byrd grounded out pitcher to second to first. On the play, Bryan LaHair advances to third. Runner on third with one out and Steve Clevenger due up.
- Steve Clevenger lined out to short. Runner on third with two outs and Jeff Samardzija due up.
- Jeff Samardzija struck out swinging to end the inning.

Washington Top 6th
- Wilson Ramos singled to right. Runner on first with none out and Jordan Zimmermann due up.
- Jordan Zimmermann sacrifice bunt, catcher to second covering first. On the play, Wilson Ramos advances to second. Runner on second with one out and Ian Desmond due up.
- Ian Desmond singled to right. On the play, Wilson Ramos advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Danny Espinosa due up.
- Danny Espinosa sacrifice fly out to right scored Wilson Ramos. Runner on first with two outs and Ryan Zimmerman due up.
- Ryan Zimmerman struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 6th
- David DeJesus flied out to left. None on with one out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney doubled to left. Runner on second with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro flied out to center. On the play, Darwin Barney advances to third. Runner on third with two outs and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Alfonso Soriano singled to left scored Darwin Barney. Runner on first with two outs and Ian Stewart due up.
- Ian Stewart struck out swinging to end the inning.

Washington Top 7th
- Adam LaRoche struck out looking. None on with one out and Jayson Werth due up.
- Jayson Werth grounded out third to first. None on with two outs and Xavier Nady due up.
- Xavier Nady flied out to left to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 7th
- Bryan LaHair doubled to right. Runner on second with none out and Marlon Byrd due up.
- Marlon Byrd bunt foul pop out to catcher. Runner on second with one out and Steve Clevenger due up.
- Steve Clevenger struck out swinging. Runner on second with two outs and Jeff Samardzija due up.
- Jeff Samardzija popped out to second to end the inning.

Washington Top 8th
- Roger Bernadina grounded out catcher to first. None on with one out and Wilson Ramos due up.
- Wilson Ramos grounded out pitcher to second to first. None on with two outs and Jordan Zimmermann due up.
- Chad Tracy is pinch-hitting for Jordan Zimmermann.
- Pinch-Hitter Chad Tracy struck out swinging to end the inning.

Chicago Cubs Bottom 8th
- Ryan Mattheus starts the inning for the Nationals.
- David DeJesus walked. Runner on first with none out and Darwin Barney due up.
- Darwin Barney flied out to left. Runner on first with one out and Starlin Castro due up.
- Starlin Castro doubled to left scored David DeJesus. Runner on second with one out and Alfonso Soriano due up.
- Starlin Castro stole third. Runner on third with one out and Alfonso Soriano at the plate.
- Alfonso Soriano intentionally walked. Runners on first and third with one out and Ian Stewart due up.
- Sean Burnett enters the game for the Nationals with runners on first and third and one out.
- Ian Stewart singled to center scored Starlin Castro. On the play, Alfonso Soriano advances to third. Runners on first and third with one out and Bryan LaHair due up.
- Bryan LaHair struck out swinging. Runners on first and third with two outs and Marlon Byrd due up.
- Marlon Byrd grounded out pitcher to first to end the inning.

Washington Top 9th
- Ian Desmond grounded out second to first. None on with one out and Danny Espinosa due up.
- Danny Espinosa struck out looking. None on with two outs and Ryan Zimmerman due up.
- Ryan Zimmerman reached first on Starlin Castro`s throwing error. Runner on first with two outs and Adam LaRoche due up.
- Ryan Zimmerman advances to second on defensive indifference. Runner on second with two outs and Adam LaRoche at the plate.
- Adam LaRoche two-out, two-run Home Run (2) to right scored Ryan Zimmerman. Jayson Werth due up.
- Carlos Marmol enters the game for the Cubs with none on and two outs.
- Jayson Werth walked. Runner on first with two outs and Xavier Nady due up.
- Xavier Nady fouled out to third to end the game.

Washington 3, Chicago Cubs 4


Final
- Confirmed
- WP: J.Samardzija (1-0); LP:J.Zimmermann (0-1); S:C.Marmol (1).

Washington 3, Chicago Cubs 4