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Jordan Zimmermann pitched four gucci handbags scoreless innings to help set the record before Orlando Hudson homered for San Diego and the NL East-leading Nationals beat the Padres 7-2 on Wednesday in a matchup of the NL's best and worst teams. The old record for consecutive scoreless innings by Nationals starters was 24 innings in 2005. The streak began Thursday gucci bags with four scoreless innings by Edwin Jackson, followed by six scoreless innings each by Ross Detwiler, Stephen Strasburg and Gio Gonzalez. ''I always want to try to do a little better than the guy before me,'' Zimmermann said. ''Gio did a little better job, I guess, but I'll take six innings and one run anytime.'' Hudson ended the streak when monster diddy beats he homered to right with two outs in the fifth, his first, on a 1-1 pitch from Zimmermann. ''He pitched a great ballgame. He was outstanding,'' manager Davey Johnson said. ''He made one bad pitch to the second baseman. Kind of hung a slider on the inside half and he crushed it. But other than that, he was his usual self.'' Johnson has enjoyed watching his www.louisvuitonbagshop.com starters, who are 8-2 with a 1.71 ERA while holding opponents to a .182 average with 103 strikeouts against just 22 walks. ''It's been outstanding. Six or seven innings putting up zeroes, low hits, very few mistakes. They're kind of competing against louis vuitton men bags each other when they go out there - who's going to throw the better outing? It's been fun to watch,'' Johnson said. Zimmermann (1-1) allowed one run and four hits in six innings, struck out six and walked none. It was his 29th straight start with two or fewer walks dating to his second start of 2011. Tom Gorzelanny pitched three innings in relief of Zimmermann for a save. ''You look at a 2.20 ERA when fashion louis vuitton handbags brown cheap for women 2012 beautiful outlet you are giving up two runs per game over 20 games, you are going to have nice results,'' Padres manager Bud Black said, noting Washington's overall ERA. ''The two starters we've seen are legit.'' Gonzalez allowed only two singles in six scoreless innings in a 3-1 win on Tuesday night.