Nationals sweep skidding Phillies

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Nationals sweep skidding Phillies
Nationals sweep skidding Phillies

Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman and Juan Soto homered to lead the visiting Washington Nationals past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 Wednesday night at Citizens Bank Park. The Nationals swept the three-game series and won their fifth consecutive game overall. Washington starter Stephen Strasburg (8-7) tossed seven strong innings, allowing one run on five hits and no walks while striking out nine. Strasburg threw 101 pitches, 64 for strikes, and lowered his ERA to 3.87. Zimmerman and Anthony Rendon each had two hits for the Nationals. J.P. Crawford homered and had a career-high three hits for the skidding Phillies, who dropped their fifth in a row and fell 7 1/2 games behind the Atlanta Braves in the

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