Washington vs Atlanta Recap - Nationals Over Braves 8-4
Washington grabbed an 8-4 win over Atlanta on Saturday, as Stephen Strasburg was credited with a win at Turner Field.
Washington was favored by -119 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Stephen Strasburg earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 4, and allowing 6 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Danny Espinosa in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Mike Minor worked 5 innings, giving up 6 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Juan Francisco in a losing cause.
Washington outhit their counterparts 12-8 in the game.
Tyler Clippard pitched the final 2/3 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.