68-45
3 - 2
54-58

Game Story

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The calendar says it's August and, thanks to Justin Upton's tiebreaking homer Monday night, the Atlanta Braves are 13 1/2 games ahead of the Washington Nationals in the NL East.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Atl 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 8 0
Was 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 9 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Washington
Adam LaRocheDFP
doubled to right center,
Ian DesmondDFP
scored,
Wilson RamosDFP
to third,
Wilson RamosDFP
out at home
ATL 0 - WAS 1
Top 3rd: Atlanta
Freddie FreemanDFP
singled to shallow right,
Jason HeywardDFP
scored,
Justin UptonDFP
to second
ATL 1 - WAS 1
Top 5th: Atlanta
Freddie FreemanDFP
singled to center,
Justin UptonDFP
scored
ATL 2 - WAS 1
Bottom 6th: Washington
Anthony RendónDFP
hit sacrifice fly to left,
Ryan ZimmermanDFP
scored
ATL 2 - WAS 2
Top 8th: Atlanta
Justin UptonDFP
homered to deep left
ATL 3 - WAS 2

Pitching Details

Batting

Atlanta

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Jason HeywardDFP
RF
4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235
Justin UptonDFP
LF
4 2 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 .265
Freddie FreemanDFP
1B
4 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 .311
Brian McCannDFP
C
4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 .281
Chris JohnsonDFP
3B
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .342
Paul JanishDFP
3B
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Dan UgglaDFP
2B
3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .192
Melvin Upton Jr.DFP
CF
3 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 .183
Andrelton SimmonsDFP
SS
4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .245
Mike MinorDFP
P
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136
David CarpenterDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Luis AvilánDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Joey TerdoslavichDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
Jordan WaldenDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 3 8 3 1 2 9 1 12
Batting
HR - J Upton (20, 8th inning off T Clippard 0 on, 0 Out)
RBI - J Upton (57), F Freeman 2 (75)
2-out RBI - F Freeman
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Johnson 1, J Terdoslavich 1
GIDP - B McCann
Team LOB - 6
Running
SB - J Upton (7, 2nd base off S Strasburg/W Ramos)
Fielding
Outfield assists - J Heyward
DP - 2 (A Simmons-D Uggla-F Freeman, D Uggla-A Simmons-F Freeman)

Washington

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Bryce HarperDFP
CF-LF
3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 .267
Ian DesmondDFP
SS
3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .273
Ryan ZimmermanDFP
3B
4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 .275
Wilson RamosDFP
C
4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .293
Adam LaRocheDFP
1B
4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .234
Anthony RendónDFP
2B
3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .265
Steve LombardozziDFP
LF
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .249
Denard SpanDFP
CF
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
Scott HairstonDFP
RF
3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 .175
Stephen StrasburgDFP
P
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143
Jayson WerthDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .316
Tyler ClippardDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Ryan MattheusDFP
P
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Chad TracyDFP
PH
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .178
Totals 30 2 9 2 0 3 5 0 18
Batting
2B - A LaRoche (14, M Minor); S Hairston 2 (4, M Minor 2)
S - D Span, S Strasburg
SF - A Rendon
RBI - A LaRoche (49), A Rendon (18)
2-out RBI - A LaRoche
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - I Desmond 2, S Strasburg 1, C Tracy 1
GIDP - S Lombardozzi 2
Team LOB - 7
Fielding
E - A LaRoche (7, field)
PB - W Ramos
DP - 1 (T Clippard-I Desmond-A LaRoche)

Pitching

Atlanta

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Mike MinorDFP
6.0 8 2 2 3 3 0 1.04 2.76
David CarpenterDFP
(W, 3-0)
1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 1.05 1.90
Luis AvilánDFP
(HLD, 19)
0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.92 1.18
Jordan WaldenDFP
(SV, 1)
1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.08 2.37

Washington

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Stephen StrasburgDFP
7.0 5 2 2 1 9 0 1.07 3.01
Tyler ClippardDFP
(L, 6-2)
1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0.87 1.99
Ryan MattheusDFP
1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.74 5.23
Pitching
WP - J Walden
Pitches-strikes - M Minor 98-55; D Carpenter 23-14; L Avilan 1-1; J Walden 9-5; S Strasburg 112-71; T Clippard 19-14; R Mattheus 20-10
Ground balls-fly balls - M Minor 7-4; D Carpenter 1-1; L Avilan 0-0; J Walden 1-2; S Strasburg 14-3; T Clippard 2-0; R Mattheus 3-0
Batters faced - M Minor 26; D Carpenter 5; L Avilan 1; J Walden 4; S Strasburg 28; T Clippard 4; R Mattheus 4
Game Details
Game Time: 2:55.
Umpires: HP--Rob Drake. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Sam Holbrook. 3B--Adam Hamari.
Weather: 77 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
Wind: 2 mph, Out to Left.
Attendance: 33,002.