Zimmermann, Nats top Dodgers in twinbill openerSep 19, 2012 - 11:19 PM Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Jordan Zimmermann tossed six innings of one- run baseball, helping the NL East-leading Washington Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-1, in the first game of a doubleheader Wednesday at Nationals Park.
Kurt Suzuki, Ryan Zimmerman and Tyler Moore had an RBI apiece for the Nationals, who snapped a three-game skid.
Zimmermann (11-8) gave up six hits while striking out four and walking two for Washington, which started a seven-game homestand on Wednesday.
Hanley Ramirez knocked in the lone run for the Dodgers, who have lost two in a row.
Los Angeles starter Aaron Harang (9-10) allowed two runs on seven hits over 4 1/3 innings.
Tuesday night's opener of this three-game series was postponed due to torrential downpours.
- LOS ANGELES: 1
Sep 19 7:13 PM
- Pinch-Hitter Tyler Moore groundout to second scored Ian Desmond with two out. On the play, Kurt Suzuki advances to second. Runner on second with two outs and Jayson Werth due up.
Dodgers 1, Nationals 3 Bot 6, 2 OutsSep 19 6:11 PM
- Ryan Zimmerman groundout to second scored Bryce Harper with one out. None on with one out and Adam LaRoche due up.
Dodgers 1, Nationals 2 Bot 5, 1 OutSep 19 5:44 PM
- Hanley Ramirez single to right scored Andre Ethier with two out. On the play, Matt Kemp advances to second. Runners on first and second with two outs and Shane Victorino due up.
Dodgers 1, Nationals 1 Top 3, 2 OutsSep 19 4:56 PM
- Kurt Suzuki sacrifice fly to right scored Michael Morse with two out. Runner on first with two outs and Jordan Zimmermann due up.
Dodgers 0, Nationals 1 Bot 2, 2 OutsSep 19 4:43 PM
- LOS ANGELES: 0
Top 1, 0 Outs
Sep 19 4:06 PM
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