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"When we get these opportunities, we need to figure out a way to get those guys in," he said. "We didn't have a lot today but when we do have the opportunity (in the first inning) — and at that point a ground ball to the infield scores the guy —we have to find a way to put it in play. "
The Nationals took a 1-0 lead in the second inning. Werth singled to start the inning and scored on Anthony Rendon's sacrifice fly as he slid around the tag from Lucroy.
Wilson Ramos' seventh home run of the season in the fifth inning boosted Washington's lead to 2-0. LaRoche's home run in the sixth inning closed out the scoring.
Notes: Roenicke said LHP Tom Gorzelanny is expected to miss at least one start after being struck on his pitching elbow by a line drive Friday night. ... The attendance for the first two games of the series was 70,514, meaning the team handed out $705,100 in vouchers for food and merchandise. The team is handing out $10 vouchers to every fan that attends a home game in August as a result of slugger Ryan Braun's suspension for the rest or the season. ... Brewers RHP Kyle Lohse (7-7) will pitch the series' finale Sunday against the Nationals' RHP Taylor Jordan (1-3).
|Atlanta - LP: J. Teheran||2||FINAL|
|Philadelphia - WP: C. Hamels||9|
|Toronto - WP: C. Hynes||9||FINAL|
|Boston - LP: D. Hinojosa||7|
|Tampa Bay - WP: J. Norberto||3||FINAL|
|NY Yankees - LP: C. Whitley||0|
|San Diego||8||Top 9th Inning|
|Chicago WSox||12||Bottom 7th Inning|
|Cleveland||2||Top 7th Inning|
|Milwaukee||4||Bottom 6th Inning|
|Texas||4||Bottom 7th Inning|
|San Antonio||6:00 PM|
|LA Clippers||9:00 PM|
|New Orleans||9:30 PM|