Washington vs Atlanta Wrap - Washington Wins 9-2
|Washington vs Atlanta Wrap - Washington Wins 9-2|
Atlanta dropped a 9-2 decision at Turner Field on Tuesday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Livan Hernandez.
Washington was an underdog by +177 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Washington got 7 innings from Livan Hernandez, who gave up 2 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 1. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 3 RBIs from Ryan Zimmerman in the win.
Atlanta got a 6-inning outing from Jair Jurrjens in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Michael Bourn had 1 hit in the loss for the Braves.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 12 hits, while Atlanta only had 5.