Patrick Corbin faltered in the sixth inning and the Atlanta Braves took the opportunity to shoot for a 5-1 win over the Washington Nations on Thursday.
Ozzie Albies got the ball rolling in the sixth inning, producing the game’s first point with a single. Austin Riley followed with a double that drove his teammate home.
Dansby Swanson capped his team’s four-point push in this round with his 10th homerun of the campaign.
Corbin left the mound after a sixth setback, but he was still responsible for the Braves’ four points. He allowed six hits and allowed two walks.
Albies produced his second point of the game in the next set.
The Nationals have only had four hits in the game. Tucker Davidson was dominant at the Braves’ mound with a hit allowed in five and two-thirds innings. However, he conceded five walks to his opponents.
Elsewhere in the National
Rangers 6 – Rockies 11
TEX: Khris Davis hits his 2nd homer of the season
COL: Charlie Blackmon produced three points