At the end of three innings in Washington, the Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals are tied, 1-1.
Adam LaRoche got the Nationals on the board in the bottom of the second, when he led of the inning with a home run. It was LaRoche's second home run of the series, and it put the Nationals up 1-0.
The Cardinals answered in the top of the third inning, when Pete Kozma scored from third on a Carlos Beltran sacrifice fly. Kozma reached third when Ian Desmond misplayed a ground ball, allowing John Jay to reach first base and leaving the Cardinals with just one out.
Through three innings, Nationals' pitcher Ross Detwiler has allowed only a single hit, and the lone run against him is unearned due to the error by Desmond. He's thrown 48 pitches, striking out one and walking one. Cards pitcher Kyle Lohse has also thrown 48 pitches through his first three innings of work, allowing only one hit (the LaRoche home run). Lohse has struck out three batters with no free passes.