The Indians came up short in the Nation's capital as the Washington Nationals had control of this game from the second inning moving forward.
Everything went well in the first inning as the game was tied 0-0 going into the second. The Nats showed why they deserve to be in the NL wildcard when The team scored 9 runs in the 2nd inning, including a grand slam home run. Making the score 9-0 in favor of the Nats.
The Indians tried their best to answer back. The positive of this rally is it was the younger players who stepped up and tried to rally back. In the forth Luplow and Haase would all go deep Making the score 4-9. The Nats would get another earned run Making the score 4-10 after 4.
Then in the 5th inning, Reyes would add a two run home run that would tie the Franchise record for home runs in a season.
The game would stay that way until the 9th inning when Jordan Luplow after a 10 pitch at bat with 2 outs in the 9th. would hit the record breaking home run. Making the score CLE 7 - Was 10. That would be the final.