(Steve Lombardozzi got the silent treatment upon his return to the dugout after hitting his first career HR in the first inning on Sunday. Screencap via MASN.)
Braves 3, Nationals 2 (Sunday). Tommy Hanson give Nats the silent treatment: Nothing but zeros after Lombardozzi (video here) and Bryce Harper (video here) lead off the 1st with back-to-back home runs. Gio Gonzalez struggles (4.2 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 BB, 5 K, 91 pitches, 56 strikes), pulled in 5th.
Nationals 2, Braves 0 (Saturday). Stephen Strasburg (7 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 9 K, 90 pitches, 59 strikes) made sure 2 runs on 4 hits was just enough offense.
Welcome back, Mike Morse. Please ignore the 0-for-the-weekend (0-8, 3 K)...
Gio Gonzalez named NL pitcher of the month for May; Bryce Harper is NL rookie of the month.
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