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Federal Baseball Apr 20, 2017
Washington Nationals 3-2 over Atlanta Braves for sweep of three-game set in SunTrust Park...

Washington Nationals 3-2 over Atlanta Braves for sweep of three-game set in SunTrust Park...

Ryan Zimmerman provided the offense vs R.A. Dickey and Stephen Strasburg went seven innings for the fourth time in four starts as the Nationals swept the Braves with a 3-2 win in the series finale. Ryan Zimmerman connected for two of the Washington Nationals’ three hits off Atlanta Braves’ starter R.A. Dickey through six innings tonight, with the second Zimmerman’s fifth home run of the year and his second in two days. Zimmerman started the night 9 for 31 (.290/.314/.419) with a double and a home run in 35 plate appearances against the veteran knuckleballer in their respective...
TalkingChop Apr 20, 2017
Recap: Braves fall to Nationals 3-2, completing three-game sweep

Recap: Braves fall to Nationals 3-2, completing three-game sweep

The Braves threatened on several occasions, but were unable to put together a big inning against Stephen Strasburg and the Nationals. For the third night in a row the Braves fell to the Washington Nationals, this time in a tightly contested ballgame that finished with a 3-2 score. Coming into this series Atlanta had won five straight and were seemingly on their way toward a more competitive brand of baseball. The hot-hitting Nationals changed all that. R.A. Dickey got the start for Atlanta in this one and pitched very well, going seven innings and allowing three runs despite just three...
TalkingChop Apr 21, 2017
Atlanta Braves news and links: Freeman reaches the “elite” echelon

Atlanta Braves news and links: Freeman reaches the “elite” echelon

Freddie Freeman’s exploits with the bat are starting to get more and more attention from the baseball media world. BRAVES NEWS Washington sweeps Atlanta with 3-2 win Remember when the Braves were on a five-game win streak and had opened SunTrust Park with four consecutive victories? Well, the Washington Nationals decided to bring the Braves crashing down to reality. Despite seven innings of good work from R.A. Dickey, the Nationals were able to just about edge the Braves and complete the three-game sweep. Kemp returns and Blair gets called up Meanwhile, Matt Kemp made his return to the...

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