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Max Scherzer vs Mark Melancon Battle Sees Washington Fall 9-8

Washington got a 2-HR day from Trea Turner on Thursday at Petco Park but San Diego still managed to defeat Washington 9-8 in baseball action.

The Padres were a -150 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.

San Diego got 1 innings from Mark Melancon, who gave up 0 earned runs on 0 hits, while striking out 0. Mark Melancon earned the victory, while the Padres got 4 RBIs from Daniel Camarena in the win.

Washington got a 3.2-inning outing from Max Scherzer in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 1 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Trea Turner had 3 hits in the loss for the Nationals.

Next game, San Diego takes its act home to face Colorado looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face San Francisco.