Atlanta Braves vs. Washington Nationals: Live Score, Analysis of NL East Battle

Matt PowersCorrespondent IIApril 13, 2013

Join in at 1 p.m. ET for coverage of the NL East battle between the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals. The two teams are coming off an excellent early-season fight last night in which the Braves came back late to pull out a 6-4 victory in 10 innings in their first meeting of the season, and now we get to watch aces Tim Hudson (1-0, 3.27 ERA) and Stephen Strasburg (1-1, 4.38) square off.

Can Hudson and the 9-1 Braves do it again? Can Strasburg turn things around for the 7-3 Nationals coming off a bad start last weekend? Check in right here for live analysis.

Braves 3, Nationals 1- FINAL

W-Tim Hudson(2-0)

L-Stephen Strasburg(1-2)

S-Craig Kimbrel(6)

 

HR: Evan Gattis(4), Danny Espinosa(1)

Lineups

Atlanta

Name Average HR RBI Today
BJ Upton, CF .091 1 2  1-5, K
Jason Heyward, RF .097 1 2  0-4, RBI, HBP
Justin Upton, LF .385 6 10  0-4, Reached on E, 2 SB, R, K, BB
Evan Gattis, C .333 3 6  1-3, HR, 2 RBI, K, BB
Dan Uggla, 2B .182 2 3  1-4, 2 K
Juan Francisco, 3B .310 1 5  0-4, 2 K
Chris Johnson, 1B .357 1 2  1-4, R, K
Ramiro Pena, SS .357 1 6  2-3, BB
Tim Hudson, P .250 0 1  7.0 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 0 BB, 3 K, and 2-3 at plate

 

Washington

Name Average HR RBI Today
Denard Span, CF .333 0 3  1-4, K
Jayson Werth, RF .286 3 8  1-4, K
Bryce Harper, LF .400 5 10  0-3, K
Ryan Zimmerman, 3B .235 0 7 1-3
Adam LaRoche, 1B .185 2 4  0-3
Ian Desmond, SS .316 2 3  0-3
Danny Espinosa, 2B .162 0 2  1-3, HR, RBI
Wilson Ramos, C .353 2 3  0-3
Stephen Strasburg, P .000 0 0  6.0 IP, 2 R, 0 ER, 5 H, 1 BB, 7 K, 0-1 at plate

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