Houston Astros Lose 96th Game of the Season 4-3 to the Washington Nationals
Jimmy Paredes, inserted in the game in the top of the 11th, made a wild throw to second base, allowing Ryan Zimmerman to score the winning run in the Washington Nationals’ 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night for their 96th loss of the season and an MLB worst 48-96 record.
With one out, Lucas Harrell (0-1) walked Zimmerman and Michael Morse. Wilton Lopez replaced Harrell. Jayson Werth hit a bouncer to Paredes, who pinch-ran in the top of the 11th. Parades overthrew second baseman Jose Altuve and Zimmerman scored. Werth was credited with a single.
Tyler Clippard (3-0), Washington’s fifth pitcher worked two scoreless innings for the win.