Dodgers Shutout Nationals in Game 1

The Los Angeles Dodgers did not exactly look sharp in Game 1 at home against the Washington Nationals, but there pitching was much better in that game and that is why Los Angeles won Game 1 over Washington 6-0.

Max Muncy had an RBI in the first-inning on a bases loaded walk for the Dodgers.

Patrick Corbin walked four batters in that inning. He had a rough game because Corbin (0-1) was the losing pitcher in this game for the Nationals.

He pitched six innings and gave up three hits. Patrick Corbin walked five batters and struck out nine.

In the fifth-inning, Muncy reached base on a fielding error and it allowed Cody Bellinger to score, but then Chris Taylor was thrown out at home.

Max Muncy hit a two-run single for Los Angeles in the seventh-inning.

Gavin Lux and Joc Pederson each hit solo homers for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the eighth-inning off of Hunter Strickland.

Walker Buehler (1-0) was the winning pitcher for Los Angeles. He pitched six scoreless innings and gave up one hit. Buehler walked three batters and struck out eight.

The Dodgers have a 1-0 lead in this series and this best-of-five series will continue on Friday night at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.

The projected starting pitchers for Game 2 will be Stephen Strasburg (18-6, 3.32 ERA) for Washington and Clayton Kershaw (16-5, 3.03 ERA) for the Dodgers.


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