Abrams, Nats squeeze past Cubs for 2nd straight night, 2-1

Chicago Cubs' relief pitcher Adbert Alzolay (73) tags out Washington Nationals' CJ Abrams as Abrams is caught stealing second during the seventh inning on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

WASHINGTON — Jake Irvin had dozen of relatives and friends fly in from his native Minnesota to witness his major league debut for the Washington Nationals — and then he hit the “O” on the back of Nico Hoerner’s jersey with the first pitch of his career.