Washington pitcher Jordan Zimmermann allowed a run. Still, the result was the same in the end.
The Detroit Tigers are rolling after a four-game sweep, though they may be facing a stiffer challenge to start the week as they look to continue their winning ways.
Drew Smyly went five strong innings and the Detroit Tigers beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Friday.
The Detroit Tigers rallied for four runs off Rafael Soriano in the seventh inning and beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 Monday.
The future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.
With opening day only two weeks away, Detroit Tigers starter Drew Smyly might have picked the wrong time to go into a slump.
Drew Smyly started for the Tigers and gave up five earned runs in four innings.
Ryan Raburn hits a two-run homer in the first and the Detroit Tigers go on to beat the Washington Nationals 6-3 on Tuesday night.
Jose Valverde and Joaquin Benoit allowed home runs after Justin Verlander scattered three hits over four innings and a Washington Nationals split squad tied the Detroit Tigers in a game that ended 5-5 after 10 innings Saturday.
Edwin Jackson agreed Thursday to a one-year contract with Washington, a deal that gives the Nationals seven potential starting pitchers.