Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Gio Gonzalez threw the second complete game of
his career and hit his first major league home run to help the Washington
Nationals take a 4-3 win against the Houston Astros in the third portion of a
Gonzalez (14-6) gave up three runs on nine hits with two walks and seven
strikeouts and hit a two-run home run in the second inning for the Nationals,
who have won five straight. Ryan Zimmerman added two hits and a run scored.
Armando Galarraga (0-2) allowed three runs on six hits with six walks and five
strikeouts over five-plus innings. Justin Maxwell had two hits and drove in a
run for the Astros, who lost for the 33rd time in their past 37 games.
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