MLB: Washington 4, New York Mets 1

July 27, 2013 at 6:40 PM

WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- Dan Haren logged his first victory in 2 1/2 months Saturday and the Washington Nationals hit three homers in their 4-1 win over the New York Mets.

Haren (5-11) collected his first win since May 9 -- a span of 11 starts -- yielding one run on three hits. The veteran right-hander walked one and struck out six.

Tyler Clippard pitched a scoreless eighth and Rafael Soriano picked up his 26th save as the Nationals won a second straight after dropping the opener of their four-game series against New York.

Bryce Harper launched a two-run homer while Ian Desmond and Denard Span each added a solo shot for Washington.

Mets starter Dillon Gee (7-8) surrendered four runs on six hits in seven innings.

David Wright socked a bases-empty homer for New York.

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