Chris Coghlan and Starlin Castro each had two hits and two RBIs.
Dexter Fowler had two hits and scored twice, and Hammel allowed just one run in eight-plus innings.
Tsuyoshi Wada allowed five runs in 3 2/3 innings.
Tsuyoshi Wada opposes Tanner Roark tonight at Nationals Park.
That was a well-timed throw from Ross.
Jake Arrieta allowed one run in six innings of work.
Jake Arrieta opposes Gio Gonzalez tonight at Nationals Park.
Both starting pitchers were magnificent Wednesday night in Washington’s 3-0 win.
Bryce Harper hit his 18th home run, and Max Scherzer struck out a season-high 13 to outduel Jon Lester.
Max Scherzer opposes Jon Lester tonight at Wrigley Field.
Kris Bryant and Bryce Harper each homered.
Jordan Zimmermann opposes Kyle Hendricks tonight at Wrigley Field.
Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth, and Tanner Roark pitched five effective innings.
Bryant and Harper grew up playing together in Las Vegas and are now expected to be two of the biggest stars in the game.
Scherzer was 18-5 with a 3.15 ERA in 2014.
LaRoche had 26 homers and 92 RBIs last season.
The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again.
These photos capture great moments.
The San Francisco Giants advanced, beating the Washington Nationals in the NLDS in three close games. But are the upsets really a surprise?
The Cardinals eliminated the Dodgers to advance to the NLCS for the fourth straight year.