Washington Nationals defeat Milwaukee Brewers, 8-3

WASHINGTON (AP) Ryan Zimmerman and the Washington Nationals turned to the long ball to end a five-game skid.

Zimmerman, Cristian Guzman and Adam Dunn homered, and the Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 on Sunday.

"We can hit," Nationals interim manager Jim Riggleman said. "We're more surprised when we don't score some runs than when we do score them."

Rookie right-hander Craig Stammen (4-6) allowed three runs and five hits over 6 1-3 innings to win for the f...

Washington — What exactly do the Milwaukee Brewers have in left-hander Manny Parra?

That was the question of the day - other than why they can't win on Sunday - after Parra suffered another meltdown in the Brewers' uninspired 8-3 loss to Washington at Nationals Park.

Though an error figured into a three-run first inning, Parra had his club down, 5-0, after only two frames. He was gone one out into the fourth, having been roughed up for eight hits, including three hom...