SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Doug Fister flipped the script from his last start in San Francisco during the 2012 World Series, tossing seven scoreless innings to help the Washington Nationals beat Madison Bumgarner and the Giants 2-1 on Tuesday night.
Bumgarner and the Giants foiled Fister and the Detroit Tigers 2-0 in Game 2 of their Series sweep. The rematch at AT&T Park played out in Fister's favor.
Jayson Werth and Denard Span each drove in a run during a two-run fifth to snap Bumgarner's career-best, six-game winning streak. Fister (5-1) allowed eight hits, struck out three and walked one for his fifth straight win.
Brandon Crawford tripled leading off the ninth and scored on Brandon Hicks' groundout for San Francisco's only run.
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