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Monday's recap: Nationals 2, Cubs 1

Monday's recap: Nationals 2, Cubs 1

The summary Wilson Ramos hit an opposite-field home run to right-center off Justin Grimm with two out in the sixth to give the Nationals a 2-1 victory Monday over the Cubs at warm and windy Wrigley Field. The Cubs had only four hits in five innings off spot starter Tanner Roark. At the plate After his 12-game hitting streak ended Sunday, rookie Kris Bryant embarked on another streak by lining a pitch off Roark that barely cleared the wall in left-center. But reliever Blake Treinen fooled Bryant on a 97 mph fastball for a called third strike in the sixth. On the mound Tsuyoshi Wada, making his second start, limited the Nationals to two hits after allowing a home run to Denard Span...