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Marlins Beat Nationals, Split Doubleheader

Posted By Sports Talk Florida On August 4, 2012 @ 7:08 AM In main feature,MLB | No Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Josh Johnson outpitched Gio Gonzalez for another win over Washington, and the Miami Marlins beat the Nationals 5-2 Friday night to split their doubleheader.

In the first game, Adam LaRoche and Mark DeRosa each drove in three runs, leading John Lannan and the Nationals to a 7-4 win.

Johnson (7-7) improved to 9-1 lifetime against Washington. He fell one out short of his first complete game since Apr. 26, 2010.

Johnson gave up one earned run and five hits. He struck out nine and walked none, and also got two hits.

Source: AP


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