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“A lot of guys on our team are swinging it well,” Harper said. “It’s contagious. Everybody is hitting it. It goes one through eight — even one through nine.”

The Nationals improved to 4-0 this year against the Marlins and have outscored them 31-10.

Washington started fast against Brad Hand after being swept in a three-game series at Atlanta last weekend. Jayson Werth missed a home run by inches when he doubled off the top of the wall with two out in the first, and Harper followed with an RBI single.

Moore skipped a ball off the top of the wall into the Marlins’ bullpen for a homer in the second. Rendon hit a two-run double later in the inning to make it 4-0.

Hand (0-1) fell to 1-11 in his career as a starter. He lasted only three innings while allowing five runs and five extra-base hits.

Things are going so bad for the Marlins they brought in closer Steve Cishek trailing by seven runs in the ninth because he needed the work.

It likely won’t get any easier for the Marlins on Tuesday, when they face Stephen Strasburg. He beat them last week and began this week leading the NL in strikeouts.