Gio Gonzalez pitches in the 2011 All-Star game in Phoenix
American League All-Star Gio Gonzalez of the Oakland A's pitches during the eighth inning of the 2011 All-Star game in Phoenix Arizona on July 12, 2011. The National League Team defeated the American League Team 5-1. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
Bryce Harper homered and scored the go-ahead run on a 10th-inning single Wednesday, sparking the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 win over San Francisco.
Starlin Castro's RBI single in the eighth produced a tie and the Chicago Cubs went ahead on a ninth-inning error Sunday in their 2-1 win over Washington.
Danny Espinoza and Tyler Moore each homered and drove in three runs Sunday, powering the Washington Nationals over Pittsburgh 6-2.
Tim Hudson racked up his 200th career victory and went 2-for-3 with a solo homer at the plate Tuesday, boosting Atlanta over Washington 8-1.
Gio Gonzalez allowed one hit over eight innings Thursday, carrying Washington to an 8-1 win over Cincinnati that snapped the Nationals' four-game skid.
Paul Maholm fired 7 2/3 shutout innings and Andrelton Simmons blasted a three-run homer Sunday in the Atlanta Braves' 9-0 series-sweeping rout of Washington.
Adam LaRoche socked two homers and Jayson Werth also went deep en route to three RBI Tuesday in Washington's 8-7 slugfest defeat of the Chicago White Sox.
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Gio Gonzalez combined with four relievers on a four-hitter Wednesday and Washington recorded its second shutout in as many games -- 3-0 over Miami.
David Wright had five RBI and Gio Gonzalez provided five strong innings Tuesday to lift the United States over Puerto Rico 7-1 in the World Baseball Classic.