Washington Nationals break losing streak with 9-2 win against Philadelphia Phillies
WASHINGTON (AP) - Dan Haren won his third straight winning start while Anthony Rendon and Ryan Zimmerman homered to help the Washington Nationals snap a four-game losing streak with a 9-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.
Haren (7-11) limited the Phillies to two runs and four hits over seven innings for his first career win against Philadelphia in eight starts. He struck out seven without issuing a walk.
John Lannan (3-5) allowed eight runs, nine hits and five walks over five innings. The Phillies have lost seven of their last nine games.
Adam LaRoche snapped a 0 for 16 lifetime skid against Lannan with an RBI double in the fourth. Denard Span's two-run single capped a four-run fifth inning. Bryce Harper added an RBI single.
The Nationals went 6 for 10 with runners in scoring position.