Washington vs Atlanta Recap - Braves Over Nationals 3-1
|Washington vs Atlanta Recap - Braves Over Nationals 3-1|
Atlanta got 6 innings of work from Derek Lowe en route to a 3-1 victory over Washington on Wednesday at Turner Field.
Atlanta was favored by -152 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Derek Lowe earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned run. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Dan Uggla in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher John Lannan worked 7 innings, giving up 7 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 6 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ian Desmond in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 7 hits, while Washington only had 3.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.