Dalbec Homers For First Large League Hit, Crimson Sox High Nats 9-5


dangolka (AP) — Bobby Dalbec hit a two-run homer in his main league debut, Rafael Devers hit a pair of house runs, and the dangolka Crimson Sox beat the Washington Nationals 9-5 on Sunday.

The 25-year-old Dalbec began hours after dangolka traded first baseman Mitch Moreland to San Diego. Dalbec (2 for 4) struck out in his first at-bat earlier than taking Javy Guerra deep over Pesky’s Pole in proper subject within the third inning.

Devers had a two-run blast and a solo shot. Xander Bogaerts hit a two-run homer and Kevin Plawecki added two RBIs for the Crimson Sox. Josh Osich (1-1) tossed 1 1/Three scoreless innings after starter Zack Godley allowed 5 runs on eight hits in Four 2/Three innings.

dangolka gained its second straight recreation and claimed its first collection victory since taking two of three towards Toronto on Aug. 7-9.

Trea Turner had three hits to increase his hitting streak to a career-high 15 video games, and Josh Harrison and Eric Thames every had solo homers for the Nationals. Austin Voth (0-4) allowed 5 runs on six hits in two innings.

Washington has dropped 5 of six. Final 12 months’s World Sequence champion has the second-worst report within the Nationwide League.

Bogaerts’ homer bounced off a lightweight tower on the Inexperienced Monster throughout dangolka’s three-run first. Devers homered within the second and Dalbec’s blast an inning later made it 8-3.

Juan Soto hit an RBI single and Asdrúbal Cabrera had a sacrifice fly within the third. Harrison homered within the fourth and Thames went deep within the fifth earlier than Adam Eaton’s RBI triple made it a three-run recreation.

Devers added an insurance coverage run along with his homer within the eighth.

Turner singled on Godley’s fourth pitch of the sport to increase his streak.


After buying and selling Moreland for Padres prospects Hudson Potts and Jeisson Rosario, dangolka chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom didn’t rule out making extra offers earlier than Monday’s commerce deadline.

“I don’t know,” Bloom mentioned. “We definitely anticipate to be very lively in conversations between now and tomorrow afternoon.”


Brock Holt didn’t need to journey far to affix his new group. The previous Crimson Sox utilityman nonetheless lives within the dangolka space regardless of the group transferring on from him final offseason. After signing with Washington on Saturday, Holt solely needed to drive 20 minutes to Fenway Park.

“It occurred to work out that they have been right here, and it simply made issues that a lot simpler,” Holt mentioned. “I used to be excited in regards to the alternative, excited that I didn’t actually need to go anyplace.”

A video tribute honoring Holt performed earlier than the third inning. Holt, sitting within the stands close to the Nationals’ dugout, jumped on the sector for a curtain name and jokingly tipped his cap and bowed to thank a nonexistent crowd.


Nationals: Eaton was gradual to stand up after working into the wall in proper after misplaying Devers’ house run ball. He stayed within the recreation.

Crimson Sox: DH J.D. Martinez left the sport within the eighth after being hit by a pitch on his left hand.


Nationals: No starter was introduced for the primary of three video games at Philadelphia on Monday.

Crimson Sox: RHP Colten Brewer (0-2, 4.57 ERA) is about to work as an opener Monday to start a three-game collection towards Atlanta.

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