Craig Stammen earned a no-decision after 6 1/3 innings of four-run ball. (AP)
By Bill Ladson / MLB.com
Inspired by a pregame pep talk with manager Manny Acta, the resilient Nationals put together an eighth-inning rally to halt a seven-game skid. Rookie starter Craig Stammen showed promise in his Major League debut, earning a no-decision.
a-Grounded out for Snell in the 7th. b-Struck out for LaRoche, An in the 9th. c-Struck out for Jaramillo in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: LaRoche, Ad (13, Stammen), Moss (8, Stammen). HR: LaRoche, Ad (7, 7th inning off
Stammen, 1 on, 1 out). TB: LaRoche, Ad 6; Moss 3; LaRoche, An. RBI: LaRoche, An 2 (20), LaRoche, Ad
2 (20). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hinske. Team RISP: 1-for-5. Team LOB: 3.
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