SAN DIEGO, April 25 (UPI) -- Chad Tracy drove in two runs with a pinch-hit single Tuesday to carry the Washington Nationals past San Diego 3-1.
Rick Ankiel singled in Washington's third run in the ninth with two outs but was later thrown out trying to steal second.
Gio Gonzalez (2-0) allowed two hits and struck out six in six innings for the victory. Henry Rodriguez was credited with his fifth save of the season.
Clayton Richard (1-2) took the loss, which ended San Diego's two-game winning streak. Richard gave up two runs on three hits and walked five in 6 1/3 innings.
San Diego scored its only run in the bottom half of the seventh when Andy Parrino singled with two runners aboard.
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