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Roark pitched seven strong innings, and Ryan Zimmerman and Wilson Ramos drove in three runs apiece to lead the Nationals over the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 Saturday night.
The Nats offense erupted early and chased starter Matt Garza in the first inning as they cruised to an 8-3 victory over the Brewers.
An offensive explosion and a quality start helped Washington trounce Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon, 10-3, and roll into the All-Star break. More here.
Tanner Roark and the Nationals lost 7-2 to Jason Hammel and the Cubs last week. Nothing changed eight days later.
Justin Ruggiano homered for the second straight game for the Chicago Cubs, who used another solid outing from Jason Hammel to beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Friday.
Jayson Werth hit his first homer in almost a month and drove in three runs, and the Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.
That Stanton home run, all 447 feet of it, proved the difference in a Memorial Day matinee. The two-run shot helped Miami to a 3-2 victory over the skidding Nats, who have lost seven of their last 10 games.
Roark, 27, is pitching above expectations. He has started nine games for Washington this season. His ERA is 3.42. He has a complete-game shutout under his belt. He has struck out 26 batters and walked nine.
After striking out 13 times in an 11-1 loss to Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals on Friday night, the San Diego Padres had reason to look forward to facing a much less-imposing pitcher on Saturday.