Stephen Strasburg was just a little bit better than Cole Hamels on Sunday in leading the Nationals to a four-game split.
With Stephen Strasburg and Cole Hamels on the mound, this game was billed as a pitchers duel. It did not disappoint.
It’s a marquee pitching matchup at Nationals Park with Stephen Strasburg (7-9, 3.55) going up against Cole Hamels (6-5, 2.55).
Denard Span and Anthony Rendon set the table for the Nationals on Saturday, opening the floodgates for an 11-0 rout of the Phillies.
The Nationals annihilated the Phillies pitching staff, starting with A.J. Burnett, capped by Anthony Rendon's 3-run homer in the bottom of the second.