Bryce Harper’s 20th home run of the season to right center gave the Nats a 3-1 lead to end the first.
Harper’s Homer Leads Nats to Victory
The Marlins were able to get on the board early against Gio Gonzalez on Ed Lucas‘s RBI single in the top of the first inning.
The Marlins were able to score another run on Justin Ruggiano‘s RBI double in the sixth, but that would be all for the night.
Gio picked up his 11th win of the season. He allowed seven hits, two walks, two earned runs, and stuck out three over six innings of work.