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Zimmerman, Fedde power Nationals to 8-2 victory over Marlins

Zimmerman, Fedde power Nationals to 8-2 victory over Marlins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ryan Zimmerman homered, Erick Fedde pitched five staunch innings and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 8-2 on Tuesday evening.

One evening after being no-hit for 6 2/3 innings, the Nationals scored early and pounded out 14 hits in worthwhile for the 2d time in three games.

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Fedde (7-9) beat the Marlins for the 2d time in lower than a month, allowing a spin on three hits with eight strikeouts and no walks. On Aug. 24, he gave up a spin on six hits in 6 1/3 innings with a profession-excessive 10 strikeouts.

Juan Soto had three hits, an RBI and a stroll for Washington, and Keibert Ruiz had three hits.

Lewin Diaz homered twice for the Marlins and is 5 for 10 with four runs scored in his final three games.

Miami starter Jesus Luzardo (5-8), drafted by the Nationals in 2016, allowed four runs on seven hits and used to be lifted after 4 1/3 innings.

Zimmerman’s 14th homer of the season, a blast into the upper deck in proper-heart, gave the Nationals a 1-0 lead within the 2d. Washington led 4-1 before Diaz’s 2d home spin prick attend it to 4-2 within the seventh.

The Nationals pulled away with a four-spin eighth that integrated two bases-loaded walks.


Marlins: Supervisor Don Mattingly acknowledged RHP Sandy Alcantara used to be comely the day after being hit on the left knee by a fracture from Juan Soto within the fourth inning of an eight-inning, one-hit effort. … C-OF Jorge Alfaro, who left Saturday’s recreation with left calf tightness, used to be on hand to pinch-hit.

Nationals: Supervisor Dave Martinez, who had an operation on his left ankle Sept. 2 and has been carrying a solid, had a note-up path of Tuesday. Bench coach Tim Bogar managed the personnel.


Marlins: LHP Trevor Rogers (7-7, 3.73) faces the Nationals for the third time this season. He’s 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA and nine strikeouts in 10 innings. He hasn’t obtained since June 10, and the Marlins are 2-7 in his nine starts since.

Nationals: LHP Josh Rogers (1-0, 3.65), who signed a minor league contract with the Nationals in June, makes his third delivery for Washington. He has allowed 12 hits in 12 1/3 innings, while walking four and inserting out six.


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Zimmerman, Fedde power Nationals to 8-2 victory over Marlins