Baseball: Darvish gets 3rd win of season as Padres top Nationals


Yu Darvish picked up his third win of the season after throwing six effective innings in the San Diego Padres’ 7-4 victory Tuesday over the Washington Nationals.

Darvish (3-3) allowed three runs on six hits, two of them home runs, while walking one and striking out four in a 90-pitch outing at Nationals Park.

Against the veteran right-hander, the Nationals came back from a 3-0 deficit to tie the game in the fifth inning on back-to-back home runs from CJ Abrams and Lane Thomas.

A sixth-inning Fernando Tatis Jr. sacrifice fly gave the Padres a 4-3 lead, and the visitors added three more runs in ...

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