Atlanta Falls 2-1 Against Washington - Game Recap
Atlanta dropped a 2-1 decision at Nationals Park on Sunday as Washington legged out a win behind winning pitcher Jerry Blevins .
Washington was favored by -106 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Washington got 6 1/3 innings from Taylor Jordan, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 3. Jerry Blevins earned the victory, while the Nationals got 1 RBI from Ian Desmond in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Alex Wood worked 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 4 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Andrelton Simmons in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Atlanta as they had 8 hits, while Washington only had 4.
Rafael Soriano pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 2 hits in his outing.
Next game, Washington takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face New York.