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Darren O'Day vs Max Scherzer Battle Sees Washington Fall 8-4

Atlanta shook off a 10-strikeout performance by Max Scherzer and still managed to post a 8-4 victory over the Nationals on Sunday at Nationals Park.

Bettors who backed the Braves were rewarded as +150 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.

Kyle Wright earned the victory for the Braves, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 4, walking 2, and allowing 8 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Ozzie Albies in the win.

Washington got a 5.1-inning outing from Max Scherzer in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Adam Eaton had 2 hits in the loss for the Nationals.

Atlanta enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 10-8 advantage in hits.

Atlanta looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Baltimore. Washington will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.