Atlanta Drops Washington 2-1 - Match Report
Washington dropped a 2-1 decision at Turner Field on Sunday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher Julio Teheran.
Atlanta was favored by -124 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Julio Teheran earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 5, walking 3, and allowing 5 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBI from Freddie Freeman in the win.
Washington got a 7-inning outing from Gio Gonzalez in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 4 walks and 5 hits in his time on the mound, while Denard Span had 3 hits in the loss for the Nationals.
Washington outhit their counterparts 8-5 in the game.
The game was closed out by Craig Kimbrel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Chicago.