Edwin Jackson Tagged With Loss in Nationals-Braves Match
Atlanta got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 4-0 victory over Washington on Saturday at Nationals Park.
Atlanta was an underdog by +101 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Atlanta got 6 innings from Ben Sheets, who gave up 0 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Chipper Jones in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Edwin Jackson worked 7 innings, giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 9 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Roger Bernadina in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 9 hits, while Washington only had 6.