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Nolasco, Marlins blank Nats

Ricky Nolasco pitched a shutout and drove in two runs as the Miami Marlins downed the Washington Nationals, 8-0, in the finale of a three-game set.

Nolasco (12-12) gave up just four hits and a walk with six strikeouts and added a two-run double in the second inning. It was his second shutout of the season and fourth of his career. It was also his ninth career complete game.

Greg Dobbs had three hits and a run scored, Giancarlo Stanton added a solo homer and two runs scored and Bryan Petersen also scored twice for the Marlins, who have won three of four.

Edwin Jackson (9-10) gave up six runs on nine hits with a pair of walks and strikeouts over 4 2/3 innings for the Nationals, who came into the game having won six of their last seven.