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Washington Drops Atlanta 5-4 - Match Report

The battle wasn't settled until inning No. 13 as Atlanta was handed a 5-4 defeat against Washington on Monday at Nationals Park.

Washington was favored by -126 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Washington got 5 innings from Jordan Zimmermann, who gave up 4 earned runs on 8 hits, while striking out 2. Craig Stammen earned the victory, while the Nationals got 2 RBIs from Ian Desmond in the win.

Atlanta got a 6-inning outing from Tim Hudson in the loss. He gave up 4 earned runs, 4 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Martin Prado had 3 hits in the loss for the Braves.