Recap - Washington Defeats Atlanta 7-6

Recap - Washington Defeats Atlanta 7-6

Washington got 7 1/3 innings of work from Jason Marquis en route to a 7-6 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday at Turner Field.

Washington was an underdog by +188 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Washington got 7 1/3 innings from Jason Marquis, who gave up 3 earned runs on 7 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 3 RBIs from Jayson Werth in the win.

Atlanta's starting pitcher Tim Hudson worked 5 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 3 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Martin Prado in a losing cause.

Atlanta outhit their counterparts 9-5 in the game.

The game was closed out by Drew Storen who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.