Marlins snap Nationals win streak at five
WASHINGTON (AP) - Javier Vazquez threw his first complete-game shutout in more than six years to lead the Florida Marlins to a 3-0 win against the Washington Nationals.
Vazquez (11-11) allowed five hits for his eighth career shutout. His last came as a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 1-0 win at Detroit on May 22, 2005.
Mike Stanton had an RBI double and two singles for the Marlins, who had lost their previous four games.
Vazquez threw 104 pitches, struck out seven and did not walk a batter. He only allowed baserunners in three innings, and retired the final eight hitters. It was the 27th complete game of his career.
Washington starter John Lannan (9-13) lost for the sixth time in seven starts and the Nationals ended a five-game winning streak.
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