Nationals Take 2-0 World Series Lead Behind Wild 7th Inning

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Published on October 24, 2019 - Duration: 01:12s

Nationals Take 2-0 World Series Lead Behind Wild 7th Inning

Nationals Take 2-0 World Series Lead Behind Wild 7th Inning .

The Washington Nationals are two wins away from their first World Series title.

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The Nationals scored 6 runs in the top of the 7th inning .

En route to a 12-3 win over the Houston Astros.

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With the scored tied 2-2, Washington catcher Kurt Suzuki hit a solo home run off Houston ace Justin Verlander.

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I can't remember the last time I barreled a ball up like that.

It felt great.

It felt like months ago – probably was months ago.

It felt great.

, Kurt Suzuki, via statement.

Later in the inning, the Astros committed their first intentional walk of the season to Juan Soto to load the bases.

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After an infield RBI single by Howie Kendrick, Asdrubal Cabrera hit a two-RBI single to center field.

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Ryan Zimmerman then hit a ball to Astros third baseman Alex Bregman, who committed a throwing error, .

Resulting in the final two runs of a six-run inning for Washington.

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