WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Washington's Bernie Castro hit RBI triples from both sides of the plate, highlighting Alfonso Soriano's historic night in an 8-5 win over Milwaukee.
With a steal in the first inning, Soriano became the fourth player in major league history with 40 home runs and 40 stolen bases in the same season.
Pedro Astacio (4-5) picked up the win, giving up four runs and six hits through 5 2/3 innings for the Nationals, who had lost six of their last eight games.
Bush (11-11) took the loss, yielding five runs on seven hits in four innings.
Soriano's game jersey was shipped to the Hall of Fame after the game.