Saturday, Washington hurler Edwin Jackson returned the favor.
Jackson tossed 6 1/3 strong innings, as the Nationals beat the Orioles 3-1.
Jackson surrendered just one earned run on four hits, while striking out five on the night. With the victory, Jackson goes to 4-4 on the season and his ERA shrinks to 2.91.
Tyler Clippard picked up the save for the Nationals—his 11th.
Wei-Yin Chen took the loss for the Orioles. The rookie left-hander pitched five innings, giving up two earned runs on six hits.
With the loss, Chen is now 7-3 with a 3.38 ERA.
Offensively, the Nationals got on the board first in the top of the second inning when Xavier Nady singled home Michael Morse. A throwing error by third baseman Wilson Betemit allowed Washington's first baseman Adam LaRoche to score from second ...
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