facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Miami 8, Washington 0

Sept. 9, 2012 at 5:13 PM

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Ricky Nolasco hurled his second shutout of the season and added a pair of RBI Sunday, sparking the Miami Marlins' 8-0 whitewash of Washington.

Nolasco (12-12) surrendered four hits and a walk while striking out six in tossing his eighth career shutout and ninth career complete game.

He also contributed a two-run double while Greg Dobbs added three hits and a run scored in the win.

Giancarlo Stanton chipped in with a solo homer as the Marlins took the rubber match of a three-game series.

Nationals starter Edwin Jackson (9-10) was touched for six runs on nine hits over 4 2/3 innings.

National League East-leading Washington lost for just the second time in eight contests.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Eric Hosmer, Kansas City Royals continue to have a blast
Chicago White Sox continue surge with win vs. Boston Red Sox
Golden State Warriors' Steve Kerr having back surgery
New York Mets' Noah Syndergaard shuts down San Diego Padres
Chris Davis powers Baltimore Orioles past Atlanta Braves