Morse, Zimmerman homer as Nats down Reds

Michael Morse went 2-for-4 with a solo home 4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in the opener of a three-game series.

Ryan Zimmerman cracked a solo homer and Ian Desmond added a pair of RBI for the Nats.

Chien-Ming Wang (2-2) gave up four runs on seven hits over 6 1/3 innings to earn the win in his first career start against the Reds. He issued only one walk and did not strike out a batter. Drew Storen worked a 1-2-3 ninth to notch his 32nd save of the season.

Jay Bruce and Ramon Hernandez had RBI singles, while Edgar Renteria chipped in with an RBI double for the Reds, who have lost 12 of their last 17 road contests.

Mike Leake (10-8) yielded six runs -- five earned -- on seven hits while striking out five and walking one.