Nationals Force A Game 7 As Strasburg Stifles Astros

The Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros, 7-2, on Tuesday night to force a Game 7 in the 2019 World Series. Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg added to his excellent postseason resume with another strong start in the Game 6 victory. He threw 8 1/3 innings in the win, giving up two earned runs and five hits. He struck out seven batters and walked two. In 36 innings this postseason, Strasburg has 47 strikeouts against three walks (one unintentional walk). He started Game 2 of the World Series against the Astros and allowed two runs in six innings of work in the eventual Washington win.

 

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