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MLB: Washington 10, Milwaukee 5

  |   July 1, 2013 at 10:25 PM
WASHINGTON, July 1 (UPI) -- Jayson Werth drove in five runs and Bryce Harper homered in his first at-bat since an injury layoff Monday, boosting Washington over Milwaukee 10-5.

Werth stroked a two-run double in the third inning, triggering a five-run outburst, and added a two-run single in the next frame as the Nationals took the opener of a four-game series.

Harper, returning to the line-up for the first time in more than a month due to bursitis in his left knee, blasted a homer in the first inning.

Ryan Zimmerman hit a pair of runs-scoring singles for Washington, which banged out 13 hits.

Jordan Zimmermann (12-3) notched his fourth win in five starts, yielding four runs on nine hits over six innings.

Brewers starter Yovani Gallardo (6-8) was torched for eight runs on nine hits in three frames.

Juan Francisco and Rickie Weeks homered for Milwaukee.

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