WASHINGTON — Pinch-hitter Jonny Gomes hit a tiebreaking RBI double with two outs in the 12th inning and the Cincinnati Reds beat Washington 4-2 on Wednesday night after the Nationals rallied off Francisco Cordero in the ninth inning following a long rain delay.
Jay Bruce led off the 12th with a walk and Alex Gonzalez reached when Ron Villone (3-1) botched his sacrifice attempt. Bruce moved to third on a passed ball.
Jason Bergmann got Ryan Hanigan to ground into a double play but Gomes followed with his clutch hit into left field. Jerry Hairston Jr. added an RBI single.
Nick Masset (4-0) pitched two innings for the win and David Weathers finished for his first save.