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MIAMI (AP) - Stephen Strasburg dominated his favorite foil, striking out 11 and allowing two hits in eight innings to help the Washington Nationals avert a series sweep by beating Miami 5-0. Ryan Zimmerman hit two solo home runs, and Brian Dozier also had a solo homer. Strasburg has won his past nine decisions against the Marlins, and has more victories over Miami than against any other team.
BALTIMORE (AP) - Kyle Gibson pitched six sharp innings, Willians Astudillo drove in two runs and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 for a three-game sweep. A day after hitting 11 home runs in a doubleheader, the Twins used a different approach to secure their ninth straight win over Baltimore. Minnesota did not hit a homer and scored two unearned runs.
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - Washington Capitals winger T.J. Oshie is expected to miss the rest of the playoffs after undergoing surgery to repair a broken right clavicle. Coach Todd Reirden had already called Oshie out indefinitely. Oshie was injured late in Game 4 at the Carolina Hurricanes on a hit from behind from Warren Foegele.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Héber Araujo dos Santos scored and assisted on a goal by Alexandru Mitrita and New York City FC beat D.C. United 2-0 for its first victory of the season. NYCFC (1-1-5) snapped an eight-game winless streak, dating to the 2018 MLS playoffs.
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