Apr 01

This Day in Washington Nationals History

April 1, 2013

Bryce Harper’s two homers and Stephen Strasburg’s seven scoreless innings led the defending NL East champion Washington Nationals, a 2-0 victory over the Miami Marlins.

The 20-year-old Harper was playing in his first season opener with the Nats’. The Nats’ left fielder came out of the dugout for a curtain call after the second homer, The crowd of 45,274 at Nationals Park were on their feet giving the young star an standing ovation as Harper is pumping his right fist above his head.

Standings At Close of Play of April 1, 2008

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Washington Nationals             2    2    0    0 1.000     -    14    8
New York Mets                    2    1    1    0  .500   1.0    11    7
Florida Marlins                  2    1    1    0  .500   1.0     7   11
Atlanta Braves                   2    0    2    0  .000   2.0    13   15
Philadelphia Phillies            1    0    1    0  .000   1.5     6   11

The Nats did not play on this date.

Standings At Close of Play of April 1, 2011

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                   1    1    0    0 1.000     -     2    0
Philadelphia Phillies            1    1    0    0 1.000     -     5    4
Florida Marlins                  1    1    0    0 1.000     -     6    2
Washington Nationals             1    0    1    0  .000   1.0     0    2
New York Mets                    1    0    1    0  .000   1.0     2    6

The Nats did not play on this date.

Standings At Close of Play of April 1, 2013

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                   1    1    0    0 1.000     -     7    5
Washington Nationals             1    1    0    0 1.000     -     2    0
New York Mets                    1    1    0    0 1.000     -    11    2
Philadelphia Phillies            1    0    1    0  .000   1.0     5    7
Miami Marlins                    1    0    1    0  .000   1.0     0    2

Washington Nationals 2, Miami Marlins 0

Day

Game Played on Monday, April 1, 2013 (D) at Nationals Park

MIA N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  0
WAS N    1  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  x  -   2  5  0
BATTING
Miami Marlins                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Pierre lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Coghlan cf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Stanton rf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Polanco 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Brantly c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Solano 2b                     2   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Kotchman 1b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Hechavarria ss                3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Nolasco p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Dobbs ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dunn p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   0   3   0       1   6      24   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Qualls-Hechavarria-Kotchman.
BATTING - 
2B: Stanton (1,off Strasburg).
Team LOB: 3.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Span cf                       4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Werth rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Harper lf                     4   2   2   2       0   0       3   1
Zimmerman 3b                  3   0   0   0       0   3       1   3
LaRoche 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   1      10   1
Desmond ss                    2   0   1   0       1   0       0   1
Espinosa 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Ramos c                       2   0   1   0       1   0       7   1
Strasburg p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Clippard p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lombardozzi ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Soriano p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       26   2   5   2       2   5      27  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Harper-Ramos-LaRoche-Espinosa-Ramos.
BATTING - 
HR: Harper 2 (2,1st inning off Nolasco 0 on 2 out,4th inning off Nolasco 0
on 0 out).
SH: Strasburg 2 (2,off Nolasco 2).
GDP: Espinosa (1,off Qualls).
Team LOB: 4.
PITCHING
Miami Marlins                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Nolasco L(0-1)                6     3   2   2   2   5   2  23
Qualls                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Dunn                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        8     5   2   2   2   5   2  30
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Strasburg W(1-0)              7     3   0   0   0   3   0  23
Clippard                      1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Soriano SV(1)                 1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     3   0   0   1   6   0  30
Umpires: HP - Jeff Kellogg, 1B - Eric Cooper, 2B - Paul Schrieber, 3B - Chad Fairchild
Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 45274
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