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Gonzalez HRs, pitches Nats to another shutout

Gonzalez HRs, pitches Nats to another shutout

ESPN.com Updated Apr 3, 2013
Left-hander Gio Gonzalez homered, providing all the offense necessary to back his six scoreless innings, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 3-0 Wednesday night.
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  • Gio a force with arm, bat in win over Marlins

    Gio a force with arm, bat in win over Marlins

    MLB.com Apr 3, 2013
    Left-hander Gio Gonzalez used his arm and his bat to help the Nationals blank the Marlins, 3-0, at Nationals Park on Wednesday night. Washington has now held Miami scoreless in its last 19 innings, extending back to last season.
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  • Kotchman exits with hamstring injury

    Kotchman exits with hamstring injury

    MLB.com Apr 3, 2013
    First baseman Casey Kotchman was replaced in the fifth inning of Wednesday's game against the Nationals after straining his left hamstring, and is listed as day to day.
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    Gonzalez HRs, Pitches Nats To Another Shutout

    Apr 3
    Nationals win second straight.

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