Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Ricky Nolasco pitched a shutout and drove in
two runs as the Miami Marlins downed the Washington Nationals, 8-0, in the
finale of a three-game set.
Nolasco (12-12) gave up just four hits and a walk with six strikeouts and
added a two-run double in the second inning. It was his second shutout of the
season and fourth of his career. It was also his ninth career complete game.
Greg Dobbs had three hits and a run scored, Giancarlo Stanton added a solo
homer and two runs scored and Bryan Petersen also scored twice for the
Marlins, who have won three of four.
Edwin Jackson (9-10) gave up six runs on nine hits with a pair of walks and
strikeouts over 4 2/3 innings for the Nationals, who came into the game having
won six of their last seven.
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