MLB: Washington 6, Los Angeles Dodgers 3

Aug. 7, 2010 at 1:20 AM

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Adam Dunn hit a pair of three-run homers Friday that powered Washington to a 6-3 decision over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

John Lannan, who was recently recalled from Class AA to take the place of rookie sensation Stephen Strasburg in the Washington rotation, went six innings and was the beneficiary of Dunn's two blasts.

The home runs in the first and third innings both came with Ian Desmond and Ryan Zimmerman aboard and both came off Clayton Kershaw (10-7).

Los Angeles produced three runs in the fourth, two of them on a homer by Andre Ethier, but three Washington relievers combined to throw three hitless innings.

Rookie Drew Storen, who has a 3-2 record in 33 appearances in his rookie season, worked the ninth for his first major league save.

Lannan (3-5) allowed two earned runs on five hits in picking up the victory.

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