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Danny Espinosa belted a two-run homer in the seventh to lift the Nationals to a 2-1 win over the White Sox. Jerry Hairston Jr. had two hits for Washington, which took two-of-three in the series and has won 13-of-15 overall. Livan Hernandez struck out nine over six-and-two-thirds innings of one-run ball to improve to 5-and-8. Drew Storen earned his 19th save. The Nats picked up the win in their last game under interim manager John McLaren, who will be replaced by Davey Johnson on Monday. Philip Humber took a no-hitter into the sixth, but allowed the two-run blast in his six-and-two-thirds innings of work to fall to 7-and-4. Chicago has dropped six-of-11 overall. The White sox open a three-game set in Colorado Tuesday with Gavin Floyd on the hill opposite Jason Hammel.

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