MLB: Washington 4, N.Y. Mets 0

July 21, 2009 at 10:31 PM

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) -- John Lannan pitched a seven-hit shutout Tuesday, pacing the Washington Nationals to a 4-0 victory over the New York Mets.

Lannan (7-7), who walked none, had his first-ever shutout and his second complete game of the season.

Adam Dunn was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for the Nationals, who won for the first time in six games under new Manager Jim Riggleman, who replaced Manny Acta during the All-Star break. Josh Willingham, Alberto Gonzalez and Wil Nieves each had an RBI for Washington, which ended a six-game losing streak.

Losing pitcher Oliver Perez (2-3) allowed four runs on four hits with six walks.

Jeff Francoeur had two hits for the Mets.

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