Max Scherzer of Washington Nationals tosses immaculate inning in win over Tampa Bay Rays

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The atlanta braves are the team leading the way in the national league east and they are playing a late night game in san diego tonight sean nukem gets the start for the braves he's been very good this year six and one with a two seven three era jordan lyles on the mound for san diego get this about the braves they have lost fifteen out of their last seventeen games at petco park dating back to august of two thousand twelve they've been outscored by fifty in that that time ninety four to forty four the only home run they've hit since two thousand fourteen at petco park the last four years came from cameron mabon in two thousand fifteen the braves for whatever reason have not been able to play well at all in san diego the mets hoping that continues tonight as the mets would drop to seven and a half games out of first if the braves beat the padres tonight at petco park washington one so the mets are now six and a half games behind the nationals they beat tampa four to two wilson ramos made his triumphant return to nationals park he received a thunderous ovation in dc tonight and then he saw max scherzer do sherzer usually does thirteen strikeouts from sherzer tonight his tenth victory already this season as he beat nathan evolved sean doolittle the save matt adams at a home run for washington in that game sure zor also pitched an immaculate inning nine pitches three strikeouts it's happened less than one hundred times in the history of baseball and sherzer became just the fifth pitcher to do it twice in his career the others to do it two or more times are all hall of famers lefty grove nolan ryan randy johnson and sandy colfax colfax the only pitcher in history to have three different immaculate innings in his career shirts or got his second tonight as part of a thirteen strikeout effort in the nationals win philadelphia's leading the cubs tonight five nothing in the fifth phillies have dropped to third in the national league east jake arrieta very critical of his team over the weekend in which he produced their only run against the giants by hitting a homer arrieta back at wrigley field tonight against the cubs though not pitching in.

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