The Oakland Athletics refused to be shown up by the National League’s top dog, returning the favor of one day prior handing the Washington Nationals a 10-4 defeat Saturday afternoon.
The Washington Nationals were able to hang a 20-spot in the hit column, earning a 13-3 thrashing of the hapless Oakland Athletics.
It’s not been for a lack of hustle, but the out-of-sync Giants (22-33) were swept by the Nationals 33-19) after falling 3-1 Wednesday night.
The National League East is not viewed as a powerhouse division. But with teams of the caliber of the Washington Nationals and New York Mets how could that be?
The American League and National League batting title awards were renamed after Major League Baseball legends Rod Carew and Tony Gwynn respectively.