Vazquez makes Nats stumble
WASHINGTON (AP) - Javier Vazquez pitched seven strong innings, Emilio Bonifacio extended his hitting streak to 25 games and Mike Cameron hit two home runs as the Florida Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 7-5 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.
Vazquez (7-9) allowed one run and six hits in seven innings. It was the fifth time this season he's gone seven. He struck out four and walked three.
With Florida ahead 7-1, the Nationals scored four runs in the ninth off Steve Cishek. After allowing Michael Morse's two run single, Leo Nunez retired Laynce Nix on a fly to deep right to record his 28th save in 31 chances.
Bonifacio singled off Ryan Mattheus in the eighth, tying the second-longest hit streak in club history.
Cameron hit home runs in the eighth and ninth innings and drove in three.