Detwiler, Ankiel lead Nats to 2-0 win over Marlins
WASHINGTON (AP) - Ross Detwiler and three relievers combined on a four-hitter, Rick Ankiel homered and had three hits and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 2-0 on Friday night.
Detwiler (2-0) allowed three hits over six innings and struck out seven, equaling a career high.
Craig Stammen threw a perfect seventh and Tyler Clippard struck out Hanley Ramirez with two on to end the eighth after walking Emilio Bonifacio on 14 pitches.
Henry Rodriguez walked two in the ninth but still earned his fourth save as Washington improved to 11-4.
Miami had its four-game winning streak snapped.
Leading off the third, Ankiel hit a 2-0 pitch from Carlos Zambrano (0-1) far over the center-field wall for his first home run of the year.