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Woodruff tops Scherzer, García homers as Brewers sweep Nats

Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff throws a pitch to the Washington Nationals...
Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Brandon Woodruff throws a pitch to the Washington Nationals during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 30, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)(Julio Cortez | AP)
Updated: May. 30, 2021 at 6:12 PM CDT
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Brandon Woodruff outpitched Max Scherzer, Avisaíl García homered again and the Milwaukee Brewers blanked the Washington Nationals 3-0.

The Brewers won their fourth in a row. Washington totaled three runs in getting swept in the three-game series. Woodruff struck out 10, allowing only two hits in seven innings and leaving with a 1.27 ERA.

Scherzer also struck out 10 and gave up two hits in six innings. García’s 10th homer was a two-run drive in the first inning. He’s hit seven home runs this month.

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