Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Ryan Zimmerman drove in three runs and
Jordan Zimmermann was good enough to win his fourth straight decision in
Washington's 6-2 victory over the Dodgers in the opener of a three-game set.
Adam LaRoche knocked in a pair to help the Nats snap a two-game skid and kick
off a 10-game road trip on the right foot.
Zimmermann (7-1) gave up nine hits but allowed just two runs over 7 2/3
frames. The righty has surrendered just three runs over his last 31 2/3
Bryce Harper had a hit, walked twice and scored two runs before leaving the
contest in the fifth inning after colliding face first with the right field
The Dodgers, back to their losing ways after a brief two-game win streak, got
only three innings of work out of Josh Beckett (0-5), who remains winless in
eight starts. He was tagged for four runs -- two earned -- on three hits.
Matt Kemp and Skip Schumaker each drove in a run for LA, which has dropped
nine of its last 11 games.
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