(Washington, DC) - The Washington Nationals limited the high powered Cincinnati Reds to one hit during an 8-1 victory at Nationals' Park.
Gio Gonzalez had allowed 12 runs in his last two starts before his eight inning, 7-strikeout performance against the Reds.
Rafael Soriano pitched a scoreless ninth and Gonzalez picked up his second win of the season.
Bryce Harper made it 3-0 in the third-inning with his eighth home run of the season and Danny Espinosa homered later in the inning to make it 6-to-nothing.
Joey Votto provided the only offense for Cincinnati with a home run in the fourth.
Bronson Arroyo fell to 2-2 after giving up five runs in six innings pitched.
The Reds are 13-and-10 and resume their series in Washington tonight at 7:05.
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