Nationals double Braves

Nationals double Braves

The Washington Nationals won their second straight over Atlanta with a 6-3 victory over the Braves Friday night at Turner Field.

Washington won the game as +170 underdogs, while the nine runs went as a PUSH against the posted over/under (9).

Ian Desmond belted a solo home run and drove in three runs to lead the Nationals. Livan Hernandez allowed three runs over 6 1-3 innings to pick up the win.

Derek Lowe gave up eight hits and six runs over 4 2-3 innings in the loss.