WASHINGTON, May 13 (UPI) -- Ryan Zimmerman smashed a grand slam homerun with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday, rallying Washington to a 7-3 win over Florida.
The walk-off slam ended a game that included more than 3 1/2 hours of rain delays and didn't end until 1:42 a.m. EDT.
Zimmerman drove in five runs for Washington, which is assured of its first series victory of 2007. Zimmerman's two homers this year have been grand slams against the Marlins.
Austin Earns belted an inside-the-park homer for the Nationals, who came back with five runs in the bottom of the ninth.
Dan Juggle and Miguel Olio each had three hits and an RBI for the Marlins, who have lost six of their last eight games.
Jon Rach (2-0) threw the ninth inning for the victory. Dennis Tankers (2-1) took the loss, but Jorge Julio gave up the slam.
Florida left 12 men on base, including a bases-loaded situation in the seventh.
Starter Matt Chico allowed five hits and a run through 4 1/3 innings for Washington, while Ricky Nolasco gave up three hits and a run through four for Florida.