Atlanta vs Washington Recap - Braves Over Nationals 6-3
Atlanta got 7 innings of work from Kris Medlen en route to a 6-3 victory over Washington on Wednesday at Nationals Park.
Atlanta was an underdog by +113 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Atlanta got 7 innings from Kris Medlen, who gave up 3 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Braves got 3 RBIs from Justin Upton in the win.
Washington got a 4-inning outing from Jordan Zimmermann in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 7 hits in his time on the mound, while Jayson Werth had 2 hits in the loss for the Nationals.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 15 hits, while Washington only had 5.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Philadelphia.