Zimmerman, Strasburg power Nationals to 3-game sweep

  •   April 21, 2017

Ryan Zimmerman has faced R.A. Dickey enough to know what to expect from his knuckleball.

Zimmerman hit a two-run homer, Stephen Strasburg struck out 10 and the Washington Nationals completed a three-game sweep with a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.

A night after they had 14 runs on 20 hits, the Nationals couldn’t solve Dickey until Zimmerman homered in the sixth to erase a 2-1 deficit.

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