Bryce Harper hit his league-leading 41st homer, a two-run shot in the seventh inning, and Tyler Moore added a solo home run as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 at Nats Park on Saturday.
With the Mets loss to the Yankees earlier in the day, the Nats are seven games back with 14 to play.
Harper drove in a run a sacrifice fly earlier in the day to up his RBI total to 95. Moore’s homer, his fifth of the season, came in the fifth inning off starter Brad Hand. Moore finished 2 for 3 for the day. [Read more…]