Atlanta Falls 7-2 to Washington - Recap
|Atlanta Falls 7-2 to Washington - Recap|
Gio Gonzalez reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 10 Braves en route to a 7-2 win over Atlanta on Sunday at Turner Field.
Washington was an underdog by +114 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.5.
Washington got 7 innings from Gio Gonzalez, who gave up 2 earned runs on 1 hit, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Steve Lombardozzi in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Brandon Beachy worked 5 innings, giving up 3 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Michael Bourn in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 9 hits, while Atlanta only had 3.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Miami looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face St. Louis.