The Nats' bats finally got it together and exploded for 14 runs in Houston in a 14 to 4 victory over the Astros. The game was highlighted by a 9 run seventh inning. The Nats evened its record at 26-26 and are tied for 4th in the NL East.
Luis Atilano picked up his 5th victory of the year as he pitched 6.2 innings while giving up 4 runs. Tyler Walker finished the game by pitching 2.1 innings of shut out relief.
The Nats scored 14 runs on 14 hits. Cristen Guzman and Nyjer Morgan led the Nats with 3 hits a piece. Ryan Zimmerman hit his 11th homer of the year and Carlos Maldonado hit his 1st of the year. Zimmerman and Adam Dunn both had 4 RBI.