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Nationals vs. Giants Series Preview: Nats wrap up West Coast trip in San Francisco

Nationals vs. Giants Series Preview: Nats wrap up West Coast trip in San Francisco

The Washington Nationals couldn’t get a series win in Los Angeles but will hope for better luck in the Bay Area. Nationals (10-12) vs. Giants (9-12) series info: Game 1: Monday, April 23 at 10:15 p.m. EST (MASN2/106.7 The Fan) Game 2: Tuesday, April 24 at 10:15 p.m. EST (MASN2/106.7) Game 3: Wednesday, April 25 at 3:45 p.m. EST (MASN/106.7) Pitching matchups: Monday: Gio Gonzalez (2-1, 2.49 ERA) vs. Chris Stratton (1-1, 2.22) Tuesday: Tanner Roark (1-1, 3.24) vs. Ty Blach (1-3, 4.10) Wednesday: Max Scherzer (4-1, 1.36) vs. Jeff Samardzija (1-0, 0.00) What to watch for: Respect the...
DodgerBlue.com Apr 21, 2018
Nationals’ Max Scherzer Uses Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw As Measuring Stick

Nationals’ Max Scherzer Uses Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw As Measuring Stick

Although Clayton Kershaw and Max Scherzer made their respective MLB debuts in the same season, Friday's matchup...
Federal Baseball Apr 21, 2018
Max Scherzer vs Clayton Kershaw lives up to hype; Nationals beat Dodgers, 5-2 in LA

Max Scherzer vs Clayton Kershaw lives up to hype; Nationals beat Dodgers, 5-2 in LA

The first matchup of three-time Cy Young award-winners in 12 years was all everyone hoped for, though the Nationals got to Clayton Kershaw early. Max Scherzer came out on top this time. An injury issue and DL stint for Rich Hill forced the Los Angeles Dodgers to reshuffle their starting rotation, so instead of a Clayton Kershaw vs Stephen Strasburg matchup in the second of three in LA on Saturday, we got Kershaw vs Max Scherzer in Friday night’s series opener in Dodger Stadium. “I’d really zone in on trying to hit the first two pitches. He wants to get ahead, so I’d try to be very...
DodgerBlue.com Apr 21, 2018
Dodgers News: Cody Bellinger Frustrated By Failure To Capitalize On Opportunities Against Max Scherzer

Dodgers News: Cody Bellinger Frustrated By Failure To Capitalize On Opportunities Against Max Scherzer

A game started by a pair of pitchers who each have three Cy Young Awards to their name did not begin as expected...
www.bostonherald.com Apr 21, 2018
Nats beat Dodgers 5-2 in uneven matchup of Scherzer, Kershaw

Nats beat Dodgers 5-2 in uneven matchup of Scherzer, Kershaw

LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers didn't make it easy on Max Scherzer. In the end, though, he was just better than Clayton Kershaw.Scherzer allowed one run over six innings in the 13th all-time meeting of three-time Cy Young Award winners and the Washington Nationals beat Los Angeles 5-2 on Friday night.Scherzer (4-1) scattered four hits, struck out nine and walked a season-high three in the first such matchup since 2006."Their lineup is tough and they present a lot of problems," he said. "But you don't measure yourself against the worst, you measure yourself against the best."Kershaw (1-3) gave...
WTOP Apr 21, 2018

Nats beat Dodgers 5-2 in uneven matchup of Scherzer, Kershaw

Scherzer allowed one run over six innings in the 13th all-time meeting of three-time Cy Young Award winners and the Washington Nationals beat Los Angeles 5-2 on Friday night. The post Nats beat Dodgers 5-2 in uneven matchup of Scherzer, Kershaw appeared first on WTOP.
Los Angeles Times Apr 21, 2018

If Max Scherzer were in Dodgers’ rotation, things might be different

It felt like October, sweaters, blankets, fans huddled and howling.It looked like October, Dodgers and Washington Nationals, Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer, playoff shadows, Cy Young shine. Then the October game started, and the Dodgers fell flat back into April. Clayton Kershaw scuffling, bats...
NorthJersey.com Apr 21, 2018
Max Scherzer, Nationals get the best of Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers

Max Scherzer, Nationals get the best of Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers

Max Scherzer vs. Clayton Kershaw took center stage in a rare heavyweight pitching duel when the Dodgers hosted the Nationals at Dodger Stadium on Friday night.        
Federal Baseball Apr 21, 2018
Max Scherzer outduels Clayton Kershaw; Washington Nationals beat Dodgers 5-2 in series opener in LA...

Max Scherzer outduels Clayton Kershaw; Washington Nationals beat Dodgers 5-2 in series opener in LA...

Washington won their third game of four on the current road trip as Nationals’ ace Max Scherzer outdueled Dodgers’ lefty Clayton Kershaw in the series opener in Chavez Ravine... Max Scherzer outdueled Clayton Kershaw in a battle of three-time Cy Young winners in LA, and Washington’s ace handed a 4-1 lead to the Nationals’ bullpen after six innings and 106 pitches. Two nights after the Nats’ relievers blew a late lead in Citi Field, they held on for a 5-2 win over the Dodgers in the series opener in Chavez Ravine, with Matt Grace, Sammy Solis, Brandon Kintzler, and Sean Doolittle...
Los Angeles Times Apr 21, 2018

Clayton Kershaw outlasts Max Scherzer, but Nationals still beat Dodgers 5-2

In the middle of the seventh inning of a 5-2 loss to Washington, Clayton Kershaw hunched on the bench inside his dugout. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts patted Kershaw on the leg and sat down next to him. Nationals ace Max Scherzer had already completed his evening. Kershaw’s night would end soon...
Federal Baseball Apr 20, 2018
Nationals vs. Dodgers Series Preview: Which team overcomes its disappointing start?

Nationals vs. Dodgers Series Preview: Which team overcomes its disappointing start?

Raise your hand if you thought the Nats and Dodgers would have a combined .472 winning percentage entering their first series. Nationals (9-10) vs. Dodgers (8-9) series info: Game 1: Friday, April 20 at 10:10 p.m. EST (MASN2/106.7 The Fan) Game 2: Saturday, April 21 at 9:10 p.m. EST (MASN2/106.7) Game 3: Sunday, April 22 at 8:05 p.m. EST (ESPN/106.7) Pitching matchups: Friday: Max Scherzer (3-1, 1.33 ERA) vs. Clayton Kershaw (1-2, 1.73) Saturday: Stephen Strasburg (2-1, 3.08) vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu (2-0, 2.87) Sunday: Jeremy Hellickson (0-0, 3.86) vs. Alex Wood (0-2, 3.91) What to watch...
www.ocregister.com Apr 20, 2018

Max Scherzer outduels Clayton Kershaw as Nationals top Dodgers in rare matchup of Cy Young Award winners

Staked to an early lead, the Nationals ace allows only one run over six dominant innings, striking out nine in a 5-2 victory. Kershaw scatters nine hits and is charged with four runs over seven innings.
DodgerBlue.com Apr 20, 2018
Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Vs. Nationals’ Max Scherzer: Rare Matchup Between 3-Time Cy Young Award Winners

Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Vs. Nationals’ Max Scherzer: Rare Matchup Between 3-Time Cy Young Award Winners

After sweeping the San Diego Padres and extending their winning streak to four games in the process, the Los Angeles...
Federal Baseball Apr 20, 2018
Wire Taps: Martinez keeping ship steady; Turner walking more

Wire Taps: Martinez keeping ship steady; Turner walking more

Catch up on the last 24 hours while we all wait for late night Nationals baseball from Los Angeles. Take a deep breath. It’s Max Scherzer versus Clayton Kershaw tonight. You deserve this. Here’s what’s cooking at Chavez Ravine: Dave Martinez is calmly steering Nationals through choppy early-season watersMartinez preaches about tomorrow — but when tomorrow comes, he tries to shake things up if they didn't work the day before. (Also, it seems that Bryce Harper really likes him?) Trea Turner is walking more than ever. The hits should follow.Trea Turner, since putting in some offensive...
WTOP Apr 20, 2018

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Kershaw; Riggleman takes over

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ CY VS. CY The marquee pitching matchup of the young season takes place in Los Angeles, where Nationals ace Max Scherzer faces Clayton Kershaw and… The post LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Kershaw; Riggleman takes over appeared first on WTOP.

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