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Atlanta Braves Waste Two Jason Heyward Home Runs as Washington Nationals Win in Extras
August 18th, 2013 at 1:07 AM
The Washington Nationals used an Adam LaRoche home run in the 15th inning to beat the Atlanta Braves 8-7 Saturday night. It was the second extra inning game between the two teams in as many nights. Jason Heyward belted two home runs, including a game-tying two-run home run off Nationals closer Rafael...

Justin Upton Hits Go-Ahead Homer in Atlanta Braves’ Win Over Washington Nationals
August 5th, 2013 at 11:39 PM
The Atlanta Braves saw their winning streak hit 11 games, thanks to a clutch go-ahead homer by Justin Upton in their 3-2 win over the Washington Nationals on Monday at Nationals Park. ***VIDEO1*** The eighth-inning homer was the last of Upton's three hits on the night and was his biggest. Upton blasted...

Atlanta Braves Give Minimal Support to Julio Teheran in Loss to Washington Nationals
June 1st, 2013 at 8:59 AM
Julio Teheran struck out a career-high nine batters in Friday's series opener with the Washington Nationals, but the Atlanta Braves couldn't support him despite getting into the Nats' bullpen early in a 3-2 loss at Turner Field. ***VIDEO1*** Stephen Strasburg was forced out of the game after just two innings with an...

Atlanta Braves Play Small Ball, Beat Washington Nationals in Opener
April 30th, 2013 at 8:51 AM
Returning home from a grueling road trip made all the difference for the Atlanta Braves, who turned four lead-off walks into three runs to beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 in the series opener at Turner Field on Monday. ***VIDEO1*** The Braves worked four walks off Nationals starter Stephen Strasburg, who was chased...

Atlanta Braves Win Eighth Straight, Take Series from Washington Nationals
April 13th, 2013 at 8:20 PM
The Atlanta Braves put together their eighth consecutive win on the backs of Tim Hudson and Evan Gattis, taking the series and setting up a potential sweep of the Washington Nationals in a 3-1 game. ***VIDEO1*** Gattis hit a two-run home in the third inning after a costly throwing error by Ryan...

Atlanta Braves Fall to Seven Games Back with Loss to Washington Nationals
August 22nd, 2012 at 9:04 AM
If the Atlanta Braves are swept by the Washington Nationals, they may find themselves focusing on the Wild Card race instead of the division. They lost their fourth straight and officially lost the series Tuesday in a 4-1 game at Nationals Park, largely because Paul Maholm couldn't quite keep pace...

Atlanta Braves Overcome Nine-Run Deficit, Stun Washington Nationals in 11 Innings
July 21st, 2012 at 9:00 AM
When it seemed the Atlanta Braves were in for another series of struggling against the Washington Nationals, they overcame a nine-run deficit, gave up the lead and then finally held on in 11 innings to win 11-10 Friday night at Nationals Park. With the last Braves comeback of nine runs coming...

Atlanta Braves Survive Scorching Heat, Beat Stephen Strasburg and Washington Nationals
June 30th, 2012 at 9:07 PM
The Atlanta Braves tolerated record-setting temperatures Saturday afternoon at Turner Field, defeating Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals 7-5 to even the series. With a first pitch temperature of 104 degrees - and eventually reaching an all-time Atlanta record of 106 - Strasburg lasted only three innings due to heat-related issues...

Brandon Beachy and Stephen Strasburg Duel, Washington Nationals Outlast Atlanta Braves
June 2nd, 2012 at 9:56 PM
In one of the better pitching matchups of the year, Brandon Beachy and Stephen Strasburg had a true pitchers' duel at Nationals Park, but the Washington Nationals shut down the Atlanta Braves to take the series opener 2-0 on Saturday. Beachy was charged with two earned runs over 6 1/3 inning,...

Bullpen Gives up Four Runs, Atlanta Braves Lose Sixth Straight
May 26th, 2012 at 10:26 PM
Earlier in the week, it seemed the Atlanta Braves could not get back to Turner Field quickly enough. Now that they have arrived, the Washington Nationals started beating up on their injury-riddled lineup and bullpen, downing the Braves 8-4 Saturday afternoon. With Chipper Jones, Freddie Freeman, David Ross and Brian McCann...