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MLB roundup: Nationals blast 8 HRs, rout Brewers

(TSX / STATS) -- WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals tied a franchise record Thursday with eight home runs in one game -- including four in a row in the third inning -- as they hammered the Milwaukee Brewers 15-2 to win the series in decisive fashion.

Brian Goodwin, Wilmer Difo, Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman hit consecutive homers in the third inning off Milwaukee's Michael Blazek (0-1), making Washington the first team to accomplish the feat since Arizona in 2010.

Anthony Rendon later homered in the same inning as the Nationals became the sixth team in major league history to rack up five in one frame -- the first since Milwaukee in 2006. Harper and Zimmerman each finished with two home runs as Washington equaled Montreal's eight-homer output of July 30, 1978, against Atlanta.

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Leaders
AVG: D. Murphy.340
HR: B. Harper25
RBI: B. Harper75
SB: T. Turner35
W: M. Scherzer11
ERA: M. Scherzer2.26
Saves: K. Glover8
K: M. Scherzer192
NL East
TeamWLPctGB
Washington 6139.610-
Atlanta 4852.48013
NY Mets 4752.47513.5
Miami 4653.46514.5
Philadelphia 3564.35425.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .277 (2)
Runs: 548 (3)
Hits: 961 (3)
Home Runs: 145 (8)
Stolen Bases: 68 (6)
OBP: .343 (3)
SLG: .471 (2)
Total Bases: 1636 (2)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.08 (10)
Runs Allowed: 442 (10)
Saves: 24 (14)
Strikeouts: 902 (7)
OpBA: .245 (8)
OBP: .313 (7)
SLG: .411 (11)
Run Support: 5.56 (2)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/27 S. Solís Called Up from Minors
7/27 S. Strasburg Placed on 10-Day DL (Right elbow nerve impingement)
7/26 R. Raburn Reinstated from Bereavement/Family Medical Emergency List
7/26 R. Raburn Placed on 10-Day DL (Left trapezius strain)
7/23 C. Heisey Placed on 10-Day DL (Left groin strain)
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Injuries
Date Player Status
7/26 R. Raburn Left trapezius strain (on 10-day DL)
7/26 S. Strasburg Right forearm discomfort (day-to-day)
7/23 C. Heisey Left groin strain (on 10-day DL)
7/11 J. Ross Right elbow strain (on 60-day DL)
7/7 M. Taylor Right oblique strain (on 10-day DL)
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