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WASHINGTON (AP) - Tyler Moore had two hits and drove in a pair of runs, and Washington relievers threw four scoreless innings as the Nationals defeated the New York Mets 5-2 Friday night.

Scott Hairston had an RBI double and a single for Washington, which has won nine straight against the Mets going back to last season.

Nationals starter Tanner Roark (3-1) pitched five innings, giving up two runs on four hits.

Ross Detwiler, Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard and Rafael Soriano each pitched one inning. Soriano got his ninth save after walking two batters with two outs before Jayson Werth made a jumping catch against the right field wall on a drive by Daniel Murphy in the ninth.

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