Starter Gio Gonzalez had seven innings on the mound and the Washington Nationals’ 7-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves was scored.
The Nationals, champions of the East Division of the National League, made their third consecutive win.
Gonzalez (15-7) allowed three hits, two homers and two races en route to scoring the Nationals’ victory.
The short innkeeper Tea Truner (10) flew the fence in the first episode without runners ahead.
The Braves lost with Jose Ramirez (2-3) in a third of the game, accepting two hits and three runs.