Max Scherzer’s brilliance saves Nationals’ NLDS hopes

Max Scherzer’s brilliance saves Nationals’ NLDS hopes WASHINGTON — Max Scherzer’s season-saving, seven-inning pitching performance and Ryan Zimmerman’s three-run homer lifted the wild-card Washington Nationals to a 6-1 victory over the league-best Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday to force a deciding Game 5 in their NL Division Series. Scowling and muttering to himself in his…

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