Edwin Jackson carried a 1-hitter into the seventh, and Tyler Clippard dominated the ninth inning again as the Nationals beat the Orioles 3-1.
After another 0-for-4 night brought his average down to .218, Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman admitted his right shoulder continues to be a problem.
Edwin Jackson took a one-hitter into the seventh inning, Adam LaRoche homered, and the Washington Nationals beat rookie Wei-Yin Chen and the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 on Saturday night.
Veteran Mark DeRosa is about ready to return from an oblique strain, leaving the Nationals with a tough roster decision.
Despite his season-long struggles at the plate, Ryan Zimmerman will again bat third tonight for Davey Johnson in Baltimore. Join the conversation at 7:15 with our Nats Insider Mark Zuckerman!