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WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew Stevenson was still driving toward Nationals Park when Tuesday night’s game against the Phillies began. Thanks to a lengthy rain delay Myles Garrett Jersey Elite , he got there in plenty of time to help Washington get the win.Stevenson and Wilmer Difo hit back-to-back home runs in a five-run sixth inning and Washington rallied past the Phillies 10-4 on Tuesday night, hours after the Nationals traded Daniel Murphy and Matt Adams.Stevenson, who was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse earlier in the day, tied the game with his first career homer, a two-run pinch-hit shot to center.“He got in during the rain delay,” manager Dave Martinez said. “Came to my office and I told him, ‘Hey, congratulations. Happy to have to you. Get your uniform on and get loose. You might be in this ballgame.'”The 24-year-old Stevenson, who spent time with the Nationals earlier this season and last, left Syracuse by car at around 3 p.m. after getting the word from manager Randy Knorr that he needed to get to Washington and no flight was available.“(Knorr said) ‘I know you’re gonna be late, but they might need you the second half of the game http://www.clevelandbrownsteamonline.com/myles-garrett-jersey ,'” Stevenson said. “Ended up making it so it turned out pretty good.”Difo — starting at second base after Murphy was dealt to the Chicago Cubs — followed Stevenson’s homer with a go-ahead shot to right off Victor Arano (1-2).Ryan Zimmerman hit his 11th homer of the season and doubled for Washington and Matt Wieters drove in three runs with a pair of singles.Jimmy Cordero (1-0) pitched one inning for the win.“I would say that the Nationals have been a dangerous since opening day and they will be a dangerous team until the last game of the season,” Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said. “That lineup is really good from top to bottom and they demonstrated that tonight.”Philadelphia’s Roman Quinn hit his first career home run in a game that was delayed 1:42 by rain in the third inning. Quinn struck out with the bases loaded and two outs in the eighth against Wander Suero.After gambling on the team as constituted by standing pat at the July trade deadline, general manager Mike Rizzo and ownership essentially threw in the towel Tuesday.For Murphy, the Nationals got Class A infielder Andruw Monasterio and a player to be named or cash. First baseman Adams was sent to St. Louis for $50,000.Washington dropped two of three to the visiting Miami Marlins during the weekend following a 2-5 road trip.With the Phillies trailing 1-0 in the sixth Tuesday night, Quinn led off with a home run. After Cesar Hernandez reached on an error, three singles and a groundout made it 4-1.Washington starter Tanner Roark, who was lifted after the rain delay, pitched three scoreless innings and added an RBI double. He leads MLB pitchers with eight RBIs.Vince Velasquez threw two innings before and after the delay for Philadelphia, allowing one run.NEXT MEN UPTo fill the spots created by the departures of Murphy and Adams, the Nationals recalled Stephenson and infielder Adrian Sanchez from Syracuse.TRAINER’S ROOMPhillies: C Wilson Ramos Authentic Myles Garrett Jersey , recently returned from the disabled list, was rested after playing Saturday and Sunday. “We have a bit of a slippery, rainy day today and when it comes to Ramos we are really concerned with how we are going to manage his health through the end of the season and into October,” Kapler said.Nationals: LHP Tommy Milone was placed on the 10-day DL (retroactive to Aug. 20) with left-shoulder soreness and RHP Kelvin Herrera (right rotator cuff impingement) was reinstated from the 10-day DL.UP NEXTNationals RHP Stephen Strasburg (6-7, 3.90) returns from the DL (cervical nerve impingement) to make his first 2018 start against the Phillies. He’s 10-2 with a 2.22 ERA in 21 career starts against Philadelphia. The Phillies will recall RHP Zach Eflin (9-4, 3.70) from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to make the start. BOSTON (AP) — Two and a half seasons after he came to Boston, David Price is finally delivering the excitement that accompanied his arrival.“This is the pitcher Boston signed,” the Red Sox lefty said after pitching eight innings of three-hit, shutout ball to beat the Cleveland Indians 7-0 on Thursday. “For me to get back to that, it’s about time.”Price (14-6) earned his fifth straight win, getting three bases-loaded doubles in a six-run fifth inning to help the Red Sox split their four-game series with the AL Central-leading Indians. After losing the first two games Jarvis Landry Jersey Elite , Boston won twice in 20 hours to open a 9½-game lead over the idle New York Yankees in the AL East.The Red Sox, who have the best record in baseball at 90-39, have not lost four games in a row all season, and they are the only team in the majors that has not been swept.“Hopefully we can be the first to 100, too,” said Blake Swihart, who entered the game as a pinch-runner when Mitch Moreland bruised his knee and delivered the go-ahead double in the fifth.Price signed a seven-year, $217 million contract before the 2016 season and pitched well in his first season in Boston but has yet to win a playoff game with the Red Sox. He has allowed five runs in six starts since the All-Star break, an ERA of 1.09 that is the lowest in the league among regular starters.On Thursday, he hit a batter but walked none, striking out seven before leaving to a standing ovation and high fives from his teammates after the top of the eighth. The Indians had not been shut out at Fenway Park since the final week of the 2009 season.“That’s a playoff-caliber team http://www.clevelandbrownsteamonline.com/jarvis-landry-jersey ,” Red Sox manager Alex Cora said. “That’s one of the best teams in the big leagues and he was outstanding today.”Adam Plutko (4-4) matched him into the fifth, when Sandy Leon led off with a ground-rule double and moved to third on Jackie Bradley Jr.’s single. One out later, Plutko walked the bases loaded and then gave up Swihart’s line drive to right-center that made it 2-0.J.D. Martinez was intentionally walked, then Xander Bogaerts hit a one-hopper off reliever Adam Cimber that went over third baseman Jose Ramirez’s head and off the tip of his glove for another two-run double. Another intentional walk loaded the bases, and then Eduardo Nunez poked a double down the first-base line to make it 6-0.In all, Plutko allowed five runs on five hits and five walks, striking out four in 4 1/3 innings.“He competed like crazy,” Indians manager Terry Francona said. “And then we got into the fifth and we just couldn’t stop the bleeding.”Martinez singled in a run in the sixth — his major league-leading 109th RBI of the season — to give Boston a 7-0 lead.DEFENSIVE HELPSwihart entered the game as a pinch-runner in the first after first baseman Mitch Moreland aggravated an existing knee injury sliding for a foul ball. In addition to driving in the go-ahead run for the second straight game, he also had a nice scoop when Price made a bad throw to first on Roberto Perez’s comebacker in the sixth.Price knocked the ball down with his glove and scrambled behind the mound to get it, then bounced a throw to Swihart, who was playing in just the sixth game of his career at the position. The ball bounced off Swihart’s glove but he grabbed it with his bare hand just in time to beat the runner.Price also got some help when second baseman Brock Holt made an over-the-shoulder catch in shallow right in the fifth inning. And Swihart started a 3-6 double play in the eighth.LOST IN THE SUNCleveland leftfielder Melky Cabrera lost Moreland’s fly ball in the sun in the first inning Authentic Jarvis Landry Jersey , waving for help from his infielders before ducking out of the way of the ball. Moreland was safe with a single, giving the Red Sox runners on first and second with one out.Plutko struck out Martinez and Bogaerts to escape.COLD BATSRamirez (2 for 14) and shortstop Francisco Lindor (3 for 17) struggled in the series.“I thought they (Boston) did a good job, but I also think at times there’s just a period where guys just don’t stay as hot,” Francona said.TRAINERS ROOMIndians: Activated RHP Josh Tomlin from the 10-day disabled list (right hamstring strain) and put RHP Neil Ramirez (lower back spasms) on the 10-day DL.Red Sox: Moreland left the game with a bruised left knee after sliding near a photo pit in pursuit of Yandy Diaz’s foul popup in the first. Moreland remained in the game, but left for Swihart in the bottom of the first.UP NEXTIndians: Open a three-game series at Kansas City, with righty Mike Clevinger (9-7) facing righty Brad Keller (6-5).Red Sox: Travels to Tampa Bay for a three-game set. Righty Hector Velazquez (7-1) faces a Rays starter TBD.

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