Nationals Get 19 Hits in 13-0 Win Over CubsWASHINGTON (AP) - Gio Gonzalez pitched eight sparkling innings and Ryan Zimmerman tied a career high with four hits and drove in three runs as the Washington Nationals roughed up the Chicago Cubs without recently traded Jeff Samardzija for a 13-0 victory Saturday.
Jayson Werth and Anthony Rendon added three hits and two RBIs for the Nationals on a day the Cubs were forced to start Carlos Villanueva (4-6) following the trade of Samardzija, the scheduled starter, and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics.
Washington posted a season high in runs and hits (19), including eight doubles but no home runs.
Gonzalez (6-4) allowed four hits, while striking out seven and walking one. He's now thrown 29 consecutive scoreless innings against Chicago and 22 overall.
See other LocalSports news:Large School Girls Sectional Finals
Regional Continue In Small School Basketball
Kaskaskia College Sweeps Southeastern
White Scores 29 Points in Iowa's 68-60 Win Over Illinois
Bulls Derrick Rose out again with knee injury, needs surgery