Shairon Martis gave up one run on five hits, struck out six and did not issue a walk. (AP)
By Bill Ladson / MLB.com
Shairon Martis shut down the Cardinals in a complete-game victory. The right-hander didn't give up a hit until the fifth. In the bottom of the fifth, the Nationals' offense came alive, with Adam Dunn slugging a three-run homer. Washington tacked on two runs in the eighth.
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: