Barrera’s Three Hits Help Nationals Extend Marlins’ Skid

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MIAMI (AP) — Tres Barrera had 3 hits, including a homer, and the Washington Nationals bushed the reeling Miami Marlins 5-1 connected Tuesday night.

Yadiel Hernádez singled and tripled, portion Ryan Zimmerman besides went heavy for the Nationals.

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Erick Fedde (6-8) struck retired a career-high 10 successful 6 1/3 innings. He allowed 1 run, six hits and walked one. The Marlins struck retired 15 times against Washington pitchers and person mislaid 8 straight.

The Nationals broke a scoreless necktie successful a three-run 4th against Miami starter Jesús Luzardo (4-7). Hernández deed a one-out triple and scored connected Barrera’s two-run shot. Luis García followed Hernández’s blast with a treble and raced location connected Lane Thomas’ two-out RBI single.

Miami had a accidental to chopped into Washington’s vantage successful the bottommost fractional aft Jesús Sánchez reached connected a leadoff infield azygous and Brian Anderson followed with a double. But Sánchez overran 3rd and was thrown retired connected 2nd baseman Garcia’s relay toss. Fedde past struck retired Jorge Alfaro and Bryan De La Cruz.

After striking retired successful his archetypal 2 astatine bats against Luzardo, Zimmerman accrued Washington’s pb with a two-run changeable successful the fifth. Zimmerman drove Luzardo’s changeup into the seats successful left-field for his 12th homer.

Andres Machado relieved Fedde and got the last 2 outs of the sixth astir Jesús Aguilar’s RBI single. Kyle McGowin pitched a cleanable eighth and Kyle Finnegan followed with a scoreless ninth for the Nationals.

Luzardo was lifted aft 4 2/3 innings. The left-hander allowed 5 runs, 10 hits, struck retired 3 and walked one. He is 2-3 with a 9.67 ERA since the Marlins acquired him from the Oakland A’s for outfielder Starling Marte July 28.

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The Nationals recalled LHP Sam Clay and RHP Patrick Murphy from Triple-A Rochester. The nine optioned RHP Gabe Klobosits to Triple-A Rochester and designated RHP Jefry Rodríguez for assignment. RHP Javi Guerra cleared outright waivers and elected escaped bureau alternatively of a Triple-A duty astatine Rochester.


Nationals: OF Victor Robles (illness) didn’t commencement but entered arsenic a antiaircraft replacement successful the eighth and walked successful his lone sheet quality successful the ninth.

Marlins: LHP Trevor Rogers (restricted list) started a rehab duty astatine Single-A Jupiter Tuesday and RHP Zach Pop (right mediate digit soreness) was disposable successful a rehab alleviation role.


Nationals RHP Josiah Gray (0-1, 3.90) volition commencement the mediate crippled of the bid connected Wednesday portion RHP Edward Cabrera volition marque his large league debut for the Marlins.

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