Sport Nationals walk off the Padres one day after Nationals Park shooting
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Washington had a heroic finish to their game Sunday after a there was a shooting outside of their ballpark on Saturday.
It was an ugly scene at Nationals Park Saturday night, as there was anduring the vs San Diego Padres game. Multiple people were injured as a result, and the game was suspended.
The Washington D.C. police are trying to find the shooter, and haveto the shooting. Washington returned to the ballpark on Sunday, and their game had much less drama, and a way better ending.
Alcides Escobar hits a walk-off single for a day after shooting at Nationals Park
The Sunday matchup between Washington and San Diego was an entertaining affair for all of the right reasons. It was a high-scoring game, and the Padres rallied in the ninth to make it a 7-7 game. Washington infieldercame through as the hero in clutch time, hitting a walk-off single to give the Nationals the 8-7 victory. Escobar had two hits, two RBIs, a run and a walk.
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The walk-off is a great ending to what was a great game for the team. It also gives fans something to cheer about, as the past 24 hours have been hectic and frightening. Hopefully, the momentum from this game can help the team gain ground in a crowded NL East.
Padres star Fernando Tatis sent to 10-day IL after latest shoulder injury .
San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. was sent to the 10-day injured list on Saturday afternoon with a shoulder injury, the team announced. Tatis left the Padres' 9-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies early on Friday night after suffering another partially dislocated left shoulder. Prior to tonight’s game, the Padres placed SS Fernando Tatis Jr. (left shoulder inflammation) and RHP Chris Paddack (left oblique strain; retro to 7/28) on the 10-day IL.