Nationals slip by Braves

Nationals slip by Braves

Adam Dunn went deep as part of a three-run sixth inning, as the Washington Nationals edged the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Tuesday night.

Washington won as +115 home underdogs as the teams played under the 9.5-run total posted by sportsbooks.

Shairon Martis allowed two earned runs over six innings to get the victory for the Nationals, while Austin Kearns, Josh Willingham, and Jesus Flores drove in runs for Washington.

Casey Kotchman was 2-for-4 with a run batted in for Atlanta, as losing pitcher Kenshin Kawakami gave up two earned runs over five innings for the Braves.