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      Tigers' bats silenced by Nationals

      Bryce Harper hit a solo homer and drove in another run with a sacrifice fly, Jordan Zimmermann won his NL-leading sixth game and the Washington Nationals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 Wednesday night.

      Denard Span added a triple and a single for Washington, which has won five of six.

      Zimmermann (6-1), whose scoreless streak was snapped at 20 innings in the third, allowing a run on seven hits over seven innings. He fanned seven and lowered his ERA to 1.59 in winning his third straight start.

      Rafael Soriano pitched a scoreless ninth for his 11th save.

      Jhonny Peralta had two hits for the Tigers, who had won four straight and nine of 10.

      Detroit's Anibal Sanchez (3-3) allowed three runs, two earned, on eight hits and struck out eight.