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      Nationals beat Dodgers 7-2 on John Lannan home run

      Jerry Hairston celebrates with teammates after his grand slam.

      LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Lannan hit his first major league home run and Jerry Hairston Jr. broke the game open with a ninth-inning grand slam to help the Washington Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 on Friday night.

      Lannan (7-6) allowed two runs and three hits in 6 1-3 innings with six strikeouts and four walks to win for the fifth time in his last six decisions. The left-hander has a 2.28 ERA over his last 11 starts since giving up six runs in an 8-3 loss at Baltimore on May 21.

      Aaron Miles, who entered the game in a double-switch, chased Lannan with a double off the fence in left-center and took third on a groundout by Tony Gwynn, Jr. But lefty Sean Burnett threw a called third strike past Rafael Furcal to end the threat.