Sweep to the Max! Scherzer K's 10 to erase Mets

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Max Scherzer delivered a dominant performance, holding the Mets to two hits across 7 1/3 shutout innings, and Daniel Murphy hit two home runs to guide the Nationals to a 4-2 victory Wednesday night at Nationals Park to complete a three-game sweep.

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Even before debut, Giolito's heat ranks with game's elite

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Lucas Giolito, baseball’s top prospect, arrives in the big leagues on Tuesday with high expectations, and the skills to match. Given his elite velocity and plus extension, he’s already among the best at the most important thing a pitcher can do: make life hard on hitters.

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