Recap - Atlanta Defeats Washington 3-1
|Recap - Atlanta Defeats Washington 3-1|
Alex Wood reached double figures in strikeouts, fanning 12 Nationals en route to a 3-1 win over Washington on Sunday at Turner Field.
Atlanta won as a -114 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Atlanta got 7 1/3 innings from Alex Wood, who gave up 1 earned runs on 5 hits, while striking out 12. Alex Wood earned the victory, while the Braves got 1 RBIs from Jason Heyward in the win.
Washington's starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 6 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Ian Desmond in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 9 hits, while Washington only had 5.
Craig Kimbrel pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Washington will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.