MLB Scoreboard

Auto Update: On

Now

Bryce, Scherzer lead Nats to series win

Bryce Harper hit his second homer in as many nights to give him 18 total this season, and Max Scherzer (13 Ks, 7 IP) outdueled Jon Lester (10 Ks, 7 IP) to win his fifth straight start. Box score

AP

#VoteDbacks @Dbacks

Update: Tuffy Gosewisch was removed from tonight's game due to a jammed left knee.

Angels @Angels

Carlos Perez legs out an infield single that drives in Freese! We're tied at 1 in the second.

Rizzo a target at the plate

Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo was hit by a league-leading 13th pitch this season in the 8th inning against the Nats. He was hit by 15 all of last year. The Nats lead 2-0, but the Cubs have runners on 1st and 2nd with no outs and Kris Bryant at the plate. Follow live

ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Bryce Harper now has 8 HR in the 10 games Max Scherzer has started this season and 10 HR in the 37 games started by everyone else.

Chicago Cubs @Cubs

10 strikeouts matches a season high for Lester. It's his ninth career 10-K game and 22nd career double-digit strikeout effort.

#VoteDbacks @Dbacks

#Dbacks take the lead! A misplay from Jason Heyward allows two runs to come in on David Peralta's base hit. 3-2 in the 6th.

Mark Saxon @markasaxon

Big pregame standing ovation for Juan Uribe when they play his walk-up song as he jogs in the outfield, including from Dodgers players

Jayson Stark @jaysonst

Let's put Harper's month in even better perspective. He hit 13 HR all last season. In 395 PA. He's hit 13 HR this month. In 98 PA. Wow.