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Nationals edge Reds to avoid sweep

The Washington Nationals rallied with two runs in the eighth inning to earn a 3-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds, and avoided a three-game sweep at Nationals Park.

Washington won the game as -125 favorites, while the five runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9).

Cristian Guzman drove in one run and scored another for the Nationals. Julian Tavarez threw two scoreless innings of relief for the win.

Alex Gonzalez finished 2-for-4 at the plate for the Reds, and drove in one run. Daniel Ray Herrera allowed one run off two hits in relief and suffered the loss.