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Atlanta Braves Washington Nationals Game Ends in 8-7 Nationals Victory - Recap

Washington needed extra innings to claim victory on Friday, scoring late against Atlanta for a 8-7 final at Nationals Park.

The Nationals were a +145 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 11.

James Bourque earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 1 innings of work, striking out 0, walking 2, and allowing 0 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Juan Soto in the win.

Atlanta's starting pitcher Mark Melancon worked 1 innings, giving up 0 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 5 hits from Marcell Ozuna in a losing cause.

Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 14-11 advantage in hits.