The Washington Nationals are on a mission.
Having needed another victory for their first trip to the World Series in franchise history, the Nationals wasted no time launching against St. Louis Cardinals starter Dakota Hudson. The Nationals scored seven runs in the first inning of NLCS Game 4 and sent the Cardinals to the right after only eight battles.
Adam Wainwright was called out of the bullpen to restore order. own running single.
Hudson was punished with seven runs. Only four were earned due to the mistake of Kolten Wong. The normally safe second baseman was unable to perform a routine throw on a double-play ball. St. Louis did not hear the piece. This game opened the door for the huge inning.
The following batsman, Victor Robles, arrived when Wong, right-fielder Jose Martinez and first-baseman Paul Goldschmidt misfed on a pop-up in a short right field. There was no error.
To save their season, the Cardinals now have to prevail with seven runs against Patrick Corbin. The experienced left-hander knocked out five of the first six batters he faced in Game 4. The Cardinals have scored a total of two runs in the first three games of the series.
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