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Washington Atlanta Game Ends in 6-5 Braves Victory - Recap

Jordan Zimmermann struck out 11 Atlanta batters, but it wasn't enough as the Braves defeated Washington 6-5 in MLB action Thursday.

Atlanta was favored by -172 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Craig Kimbrel earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 3, walking 0, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 4 RBIs from Martin Prado in the win.

Washington's starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Roger Bernadina in a losing cause.

Atlanta outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.

Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Florida.