Garrett Mock earned the victory, upping his record to 3-5. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)
By Bill Ladson / MLB.com
The Nationals spoiled the return of Cubs starter Carlos Zambrano behind the duo of Josh Willingham and Elijah Dukes. The former slugged two homers and tallied six RBIs while the latter sealed the game in the fifth with a grand slam.
a-Struck out for Heilman in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Gorzelanny in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Soto, G (13, Mock), Lee, D (28, Clippard). HR: Zambrano (4, 3rd inning off Mock, 0 on, 1 out), Bradley (10, 7th inning off Clippard, 0 on, 2 out), Baker, Je (3,
9th inning off Rivera, S, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Bradley 7; Zambrano 4; Ramirez, Ar 2; Baker, Je 4; Soto, G 2; Fukudome 2; Lee, D 2. RBI: Zambrano (8), Fukudome (47), Soto, G 2 (31), Bradley (32), Baker, Je (15). 2-out RBI: Soto, G 2; Bradley. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Theriot; Fontenot; Ramirez, Ar; Fukudome. GIDP: Soto, G. Team RISP: 3-for-10. Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING CS: Ramirez, Ar (1, 2nd base by Mock/Nieves).