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.