Washington Falls 9-0 to Atlanta - Recap
Atlanta got a shutout performance from its pitching staff en route to a 9-0 victory over Washington on Sunday at Nationals Park.
The Braves were a +130 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 7.5.
Atlanta got 7 2/3 innings from Paul Maholm, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 3 RBIs from Andrelton Simmons in the win.
Washington got a 5-inning outing from Gio Gonzalez in the loss. He gave up 7 earned runs, 3 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Kurt Suzuki had 2 hits in the loss for the Nationals.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 12 hits, while Washington only had 4.
Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas City. Washington will aim to get back on the winning track at Miami.