Colby Rasmus is congratulated after hitting his first big league homer. (Alex Brandon/AP)
By Lisa Winston / MLB.com
Joel Pineiro matched Nationals starter Shairon Martis frame for frame until the fifth, when a two-out error by Chris Duncan, who was playing first in place of Albert Pujols, set up a decisive three-run homer by Adam Dunn. Colby Rasmus hit his first Major League homer in the seventh.
BATTING 2B: Zimmerman (9, Pineiro). 3B: Kearns (2, Walters). HR: Dunn, A (7, 5th inning
off Pineiro, 2 on, 2 out). TB: Guzman, C; Zimmerman 3; Dunn, A 4; Kearns 4; Hernandez, A 2; Nieves. RBI:
Johnson, N (6), Dunn, A 3 (18), Kearns (12), Hernandez, A (6). 2-out RBI: Dunn, A 3; Hernandez, A. Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Kearns 2. SF: Johnson, N. Team RISP: 2-for-5. Team LOB: