Phillies get even with Nats in DC

9:35 PM, May 25, 2013   |    comments
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Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Delmon Young drove in the lead run and Domonic Brown added an insurance RBI in the eighth inning, as Philadelphia topped Washington, 5-3, in the middle test of a three-game series from Nationals Park.

Brown and Erik Kratz homered in the second inning and Jimmy Rollins added an RBI double for the Phillies, who recovered from a 5-2 loss in Friday's opener and won for the fifth time in their last eight overall.

Chad Durbin (1-0) gave up one hit and recorded two outs in relief of Jonathan Pettibone, who worked six innings and allowed three runs on nine hits with six strikeouts.

Jonathan Papelbon tossed a scoreless ninth for his ninth save.

Adam LaRoche homered and drove in two, while Denard Span added three hits, an RBI and run scored for the Nationals, whose two-game win streak ended with their fifth loss in seven outings.

Drew Storen (0-1) was charged in defeat with two runs in the deciding frame. Dan Haren yielded four hits and three runs while fanning 10 in his six-inning start.

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