Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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PHOENIX (AP) -- Stephen Strasburg allowed one hit over six innings and Ryan Zimmerman homered to help the Washington Nationals rout the slumping Arizona Diamondbacks 9-1 on Friday night for their seventh straight win. Michael Morse homered, Steve Lombardozzi had a career-high four hits and scored three runs and Bryce Harper added two sacrifice flies for the Nationals, who remained 4 1-2 games ahead of Atlanta in the NL East. Strasburg (13-5) issued four walks, including consecutive passes to Justin Upton and Miguel Montero in the fourth that led to the Diamondbacks' lone run. The right-hander struck out six and threw 58 of his 104 pitches for strikes en route to his second career one-hit outing. Strasburg raised his season innings total to 133 1-3, just under 27 fewer than the 160-inning cap the Nationals have planned for him in his first full season back from Tommy John surgery. Arizona starter Trevor Cahill (9-10) went six innings, allowing four runs, six hits and three w...
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