Washington Falls 2-1 Against Atlanta - Game Recap
Washington dropped a 2-1 decision at Nationals Park on Tuesday as Atlanta legged out a win behind winning pitcher Julio Teheran.
Atlanta won as a +102 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 7.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Atlanta got 6 innings from Julio Teheran, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 4. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 2 RBIs from Evan Gattis in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez worked 7 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Bryce Harper in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 8 hits, while Washington only had 5.
The game was closed out by Craig Kimbrel who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 3 batters to earn the save.