Atlanta Washington Game Ends in 5-2 Nationals Victory - Recap

Washington got a 5-2 victory over Atlanta on Saturday, with John Lannan earning the victory and helping Nationals moneyline bettors cash out.

Washington was favored by -109 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

John Lannan earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Roger Bernadina in the win.

Atlanta got a 6-inning outing from Randall Delgado in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 1 walk and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Freddie Freeman had 2 hits in the loss for the Braves.

Washington enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-5 advantage in hits.

Tyler Clippard pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.