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MLB: Washington 5, Pittsburgh 2

May 5, 2013 at 5:06 PM   |   Comments

PITTSBURGH, May 5 (UPI) -- Danny Espinoza and Tyler Moore each homered and drove in three runs Sunday, powering the Washington Nationals over Pittsburgh 6-2.

Espinoza tied the game 1-1 with a second-inning sacrifice fly and put the Nationals ahead to stay with a two-run blast in the fourth.

Moore added a three-run shot in the eighth to ice the win for Washington, which claimed the rubber match of a three-game series.

Wilson Ramos provided three hits in the victory.

Gio Gonzalez (3-2) limited the Pirates to two runs on five hits over six innings, walking two and striking out five.

Pirates starter Wandy Rodriguez (2-2) struck out seven but was touched for three runs on six hits over six full frames.

Starling Marte smacked a solo homer for the Bucs.

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