Braves drill Nationals

Braves drill Nationals

Winning pitcher Tommy Hanson allowed one run over 6 2-3 innings, as the Atlanta Braves manhandled the Washington Nationals 8-1 on Tuesday night.

Atlanta won as -200 home favorites as the game played OVER the 8-run total posted by sportsbooks.

Ryan Church went 2-for-3 with a run batted in for the Braves, while Chipper Jones was 2-for-4 with a big fly for Atlanta.

Ryan Zimmerman drove in the lone run for Washington, as John Lannan was tagged for five earned runs over 4 2-3 innings to take the loss for the Nationals.