Washington Falls 3-1 Against Atlanta - Game Recap
Washington dropped a 3-1 decision at Nationals Park on Saturday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher Tim Hudson.
The Braves were a +151 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Atlanta got 7 innings from Tim Hudson, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Evan Gattis in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg worked 6 innings, giving up 5 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Denard Span in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 8 hits, while Washington only had 4.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.