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MLB: Florida 4, Washington 1

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Anibal Sanchez held Washington to one run over seven-plus innings Saturday and the Florida Marlins downed the Nationals 4-1.

Sanchez (12-9) allowed four hits, struck out four and issued no walks over 7 1/3 frames, boosting the Marlins to their seventh win in their last 11 games.

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Clay Hensley pitched a scoreless ninth to collect his second career save, enabling the Marlins to clinch their three-game series at Nationals Park.

Emilio Bonifacio delivered a two-run single in the fifth to put Florida ahead for good and Logan Morrison reached base for the 31st straight game with an RBI single in the Marlins' victory.

Washington starter Jason Marquis (2-8) pitched well but took the loss, yielding two runs, five hits and a walk while striking out eight in six innings.

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