Matt Cain overpowered Washington, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Nationals 3-1 on Wednesday for their sixth win in eight games.
Jordan Zimmermann wanted to go deep in the game to give Washington’s bullpen a rest – he did just that.
Ivan Rodriguez hit a two-run single in the eighth to seal the Washington Nationals’ 5-2 win against the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. He was even more proud of the play he made a half-inning earlier.
The San Francisco Giants overcame Jonathan Sanchez’s wild start and Brian Wilson’s wild finish to edge the punchless Washington Nationals 2-1 Saturday.
The Athletics were close to finalizing a trade with the Washington Nationals on Thursday to bring outfielder Josh Willingham to Oakland for two prospects.