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Bryce Harper homered off the restaurant in center field, Danny Espinosa added a two-run blast and the Washington Nationals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to five games. Jhonatan Solano added his first career homer as the Nationals improved to 6-2 in interleague play. Washington's five-game winning streak matches a season best. The Nationals also won five straight from April 10-14. Jose Bautista hit a two-run shot, but the Blue Jays lost for the fifth time in six games and dropped to .500 at 31-31. Toronto has not been below .500 at any point this season. Harper posted his second straight three-hit game, finishing 3 for 4. He singled in the first, homered in the third, grounded into a fielder's choice in the fifth and reached on a bunt single in the eighth. Harper has reached safely in eight of his past 10 plate appearances. Chien-Ming Wang earned his first victory as a starter this season in his third attempt, allowing two runs and ...
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