Tag: Wild Card

Trent Grisham’s Glove Named Player of the NL Wild Card Game

by Alex Poletti

In a close 4-3 victory, the Nationals selected Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Trent Grisham’s glove as their player of the game following a pivotal error that allowed three runs to score. Due in large part to Grisham’s miscue, the Brewers season has come to a close, leaving the Nationals to face the Dodgers in the NLDS.

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With Wild Card Berth, Nationals Clinch NLDS Loss

by Alex Poletti

In the bottom of the sixth with two out and the bases loaded, Trea Turner drove a 92-mph pitch from Phillies reliever Phil Hughes into the left field bleachers in front of a jam-packed Nationals Park. With that homer, the shortstop secured Washington another trip to the playoffs, their first since 2017. Not only did Washington secure a spot in the National League Wild Card game, but they also earned their way to get eliminated from the playoffs in the NLDS once again.

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