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Gurriel stays hot, Verlander solid, Astros blank Nats 8-0

Verlander struck out five and walked three

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel went 3-for-4 with a homer, Justin Verlander pitched five scoreless innings and the Houston Astros beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 on Sunday. Jose Altuve, Martin Maldonado and Chas McCormick also homered for the Astros. Gurriel…