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Soto, Robles HR as Nats beat Marlins to complete sweep

Washington Nationals' Victor Robles (16) celebrates his two-run home run against the Miami Marlins with Kurt Suzuki, right, during the sixth inning of...
Miami Marlins' Sandy Alcantara pitches against the Washington Nationals during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami....
Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon throws out Miami Marlins' Garrett Cooper at first during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 27, 2...
Miami Marlins' Sandy Alcantara scores against the Washington Nationals during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami. (...
Miami Marlins pitcher Sandy Alcantara get hit by a pitch during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Thursda...
Washington Nationals' Juan Soto smiles in the dugout after his home run against the Miami Marlins during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday...
Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg pitches to a Miami Marlins batter during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami...

Washington Nationals' Victor Robles (16) celebrates his two-run home run against the Miami Marlins with Kurt Suzuki, right, during the sixth inning of...

Miami Marlins' Sandy Alcantara pitches against the Washington Nationals during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami....

Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon throws out Miami Marlins' Garrett Cooper at first during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 27, 2...

Miami Marlins' Sandy Alcantara scores against the Washington Nationals during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami. (...

Miami Marlins pitcher Sandy Alcantara get hit by a pitch during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Thursda...

Washington Nationals' Juan Soto smiles in the dugout after his home run against the Miami Marlins during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday...

Washington Nationals' Stephen Strasburg pitches to a Miami Marlins batter during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami...

MIAMI (AP) — Juan Soto and Victor Robles each homered, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 8-5 Thursday night to sweep a three-game series.

Robles and Matt Adams homered against starter Sandy Alcantara during a five-run sixth inning that erased a 4-1 deficit. Kurt Suzuki also went deep, and Trea Turner had two hits and two stolen bases for the Nationals, who have won 8 of 10.

Stephen Strasburg (9-4) won his 10th straight decision against Miami after allowing four runs and seven hits in seven innings. He struck out four on a season-high 111 pitches. He hasn't lost in Miami since 2015.

Adams hit a three-run shot for the second straight night, this time tying the game at 4. Robles' two-run homer to left-center broke the tie.

Alcantara (4-7) was lifted after the sixth. The rookie right-hander allowed six runs, seven hits and a walk.

Wander Suero struck out the side in the eighth, and Sean Doolittle allowed Cesar Puello's RBI groundout in the ninth for the Nationals in a non-save situation.

The Marlins scored three off Strasburg in the third on Miguel Rojas' two-run double and Harold Ramirez's RBI groundout.

Soto's opposite field solo homer in the fourth cut Miami's lead to 3-1. Soto drove Alcantara's 3-1 fastball over the wall in left-center for his 13th home run of the season.

Miami regained its three-run advantage on Garrett Cooper's two-out single to center that scored Rojas from second.

Rojas tied a career-high with four hits, including three doubles.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Nationals: 1B Ryan Zimmerman (foot) played a nine-inning game in a rehab assignment at Double-A Harrisburg Wednesday.

Marlins: C Jorge Alfaro (concussion protocol) fielded grounders at third base.

UP NEXT

Nationals: RHP Anibal Sanchez (3-6, 4.02) returns to Detroit to face the Tigers in the opener of a three-game series Friday. From 2012 to 2017, Sanchez was 46-49 with a 4.43 ERA for the Tigers.

Marlins: Rookie RHP Elieser Hernandez (0-2, 4.34) takes the mound for the opener of a three-game series against division-rival Philadelphia on Friday.

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Updated : 2021-01-23 15:55 GMT+08:00