If this is how the Nationals are going to play in the postseason, then the rest of the National League playoff contenders better watch out. The Phillies fell victim again to the Nats tonight in the final home game of the 2012 season. The Phils may be looking powerful as of late, but they were no match for Morse, Harper, and the rest of the mighty Nats.
Last night, Bryce Harper hit a two-run homer in the first inning off of Kyle Kendrick, putting his team up early on. He did the same tonight off of Tyler Cloyd, this time for a solo home run.
The Phillies got that run back in the bottom of the inning, and then some. Gio Gonzalez loaded the bases up for Darin Ruf. Ruf didn't disappoint- he cleared the bases with a double, putting the Phillies up 3-1.
Michael Morse hit the first of his two home runs in the top of the second. This one was a solo dinger to left-center, making it a one-run ballgame.
In the fourth, Michael Morse tacked on another run with an RBI groundout scoring ...