Lucroy, Gennett and Davis homer, but Brewers fall to Nationals 9-5

WASHINGTON — Anthony Rendon and Wilson Ramos homered, Danny Espinosa hit a three-run double and the Washington Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-5 Sunday, August 23rd.

Bryce Harper doubled twice for Washington, which completed consecutive series victories for the first time since winning three straight in late June.

Jordan Zimmermann (10-8) allowed four runs over 5 2-3 innings.

Matt Garza (6-14) gave up seven runs over four 2-3 innings in his shortest outing since May 16. He allowed eight hits and a career high-tying six walks and raised his career ERA 7.17 against Washington in eight starts.

Jonathan Lucroy, Scooter Gennett and Khris Davis homered for Milwaukee.