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Washington Drops Atlanta 5-3 - Match Report

Rick Ankiel swatted 2 round trippers and drove in 2 runs as his Nationals defeated Atlanta 5-3 at Nationals Park.

The Nationals were a +130 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.5.

Washington got 6 innings from Livan Hernandez, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Rick Ankiel in the win.

Atlanta got a 5-inning outing from Jair Jurrjens in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Dan Uggla had 3 hits in the loss for the Braves.

Atlanta outhit their counterparts 10-8 in the game.

Drew Storen pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.