MIAMI – Tres Barrera homered and the Washington Nationals beat the reeling Miami Marlins 5-1.
Yadiel Hernádez singled and tripled, while Ryan Zimmerman also went deep for the Nationals.
Erick Fedde (6-8) struck out a career-high 10 in 6 1/3 innings. He allowed one run, six hits and walked one.
The Marlins struck out 15 times against Washington pitchers and have lost eight straight.
The Nationals broke a scoreless tie in a three-run fourth against Miami starter Jesús Luzardo (4-7).
Hernández hit a one-out triple and scored on Barrera’s two-run shot. Luis García followed Hernández’s blast with a double and raced home on Lane Thomas’ two-out RBI single.