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.