Nationals 5, Reds 1
WASHINGTON — Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer came within five outs of his second no-hitter of the season, shutting down the Reds into the eighth inning while striking out 10. Tucker Barnhart singled with one out in the eighth. To that point, the Reds only had walks in the first, third and seventh. Scherzer had a no-hitter at Nationals Park on June 20 against the Pirates. Wilson Ramos and Matt den Dekker homered for the Nationals.