Wilson Ramos snapped a tie with a sixth-inning homer, Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven solid innings and the Washington Nationals beat the struggling San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Sunday night, comp
Nats complete sweep of Giants at home
Jordan Zimmermann held the Giants to 1 run over 7 IP, and Wilson Ramos had a HR and RBI single to hand the Giants their 6th straight loss. The first-place Nationals have now won 9 straight games at home. Box score
Wilson Ramos with another RBI
The Nationals catcher hit a solo shot in the 6th to go up 2-1 over the Giants, and he ripped an RBI single in the 8th to score Bryce Harper from 2nd to put the Nats up 3-1. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN
Jordan Zimmermann exits with lead
The Nats starter allowed just 1 ER vs. San Francisco on 3 hits through 7 IP as he left the game with the 2-1 lead. Nats RHP David Carpenter is in to pitch the 8th. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN
Wilson Ramos gives Nats the lead
The catcher hit a solo shot off Giants RHP George Kontos to put the Nats up 2-1 in the bottom of the 6th. The Nationals are looking for their third straight sweep at home. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN
Giants' Vogelsong, Bochy tossed
Manager Bruce Bochy and starter Ryan Vogelsong were ejected in the 5th inning for arguing balls and strikes. Josh Osich is coming in to pitch in his second MLB appearance. The Giants and Nats are tied 1-1 in D.C. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN
Nationals, Giants tied up after 4
Michael Taylor's RBI single got the Nats on the board first in the 2nd, but a Brandon Crawford solo HR in the 4th tied it up at 1 apiece in D.C. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN
Watch: Giants at Nationals on ESPN
RHP Jordan Zimmermann and the Nats are looking for a ninth straight home win, while Ryan Vogelsong and the Giants are looking to avoid their sixth straight loss. Nats OF Bryce Harper has homered in five of his last seven games vs. the Giants. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN
The Kansas City Royals lead all teams with four All-Star starters, while Josh Donaldson of the Toronto Blue Jays and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals are top vote-getters.
NL All-Star outfield starters
The top votegetters for the National League:
- OF Bryce Harper, Nationals
- OF Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins
- OF Matt Holliday, Cardinals Watch All-Star selection show
Harper sets NL votes record
Nationals OF Bryce Harper received 13,864,950 All-Star Game votes, the most among National Leaguers this season and the most ever for an NL player. Watch All-Star selection show
The Washington Nationals placed starter Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a left oblique strain.
Strasburg returns to disabled list
A left oblique strain has landed Nationals SP Stephen Strasburg on the disabled list. The injury knocked him out of yesterday's game. This is his second trip to the DL this season. He is 5-5 with a 5.16 ERA in 2015.
Top stats to know heading into the matchup in Washington
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Joe Peta: “If you're inclined to try to exploit the undervalued nature of the Giants' offense, it sure would be nice if they were facing an overvalued pitcher. Cue Jordan Zimmermann's entrance music.” Betting guide (Insider)
ESPN Chalk's Vegas experts give their best bets for the Sunday Night Baseball game between the Giants and Nationals, featuring a Ryan Vogelsong-Jordan Zimmermann pitching matchup.
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