Ramos homers, drives in 2 as Nationals defeat Giants 3-1

Jul 6, 2015 12:34 AM by Ross Field

WASHINGTON (AP) - Wilson Ramos snapped a tie with a sixth-inning homer, Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven solid innings and the Washington Nationals beat the struggling San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Sunday night, completing a three-game sweep.

Ramos added an RBI single in the eighth and Bryce Harper, voted a starter on the National League All-Star team, had a double and single.

Zimmermann (7-5) has allowed one run over 22 2-3 innings in his last three starts.

Drew Storen pitched the ninth, picking up his 25th save for Washington, which has won nine straight at home.

Brandon Crawford hit his 12th homer of the season for the Giants, who lost manager Bruce Bochy and starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong to ejections and finished 0-6 on their road trip.

Reliever George Kontos (2-1) allowed Ramos' homer.

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