Nationals trim Braves

Nationals trim Braves

Jesus Flores went 2-for-2 with two runs batted in to lead the Washington Nationals over the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Monday night.

Washington won as +130 home underdogs as the teams played under the 8.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Elijah Dukes was 2-for-4 with an RBI for the Nationals, while winning pitcher Jordan Zimmermann allowed two runs over six innings for Washington.

Matt Diaz went 2-for-4 with a two-run dinger for Atlanta, as Derek Lowe surrendered three runs over six innings to take the loss for the Braves.