Braves Drop Game To Nationals

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Saturday March 22, 2008
VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- John Lannan pitched six efficient innings
today as the Washington Nationals pounded out 12 hits in a 4-1
victory over the Atlanta Braves. Felipe Lopez, Ryan Zimmerman, Nick Johnson, Austin Kearns and Rob Mackowiak each had two hits for the Nationals.

The 23-year-old Lannan -- who is competing for a starting slot
-- had a no-hitter through four innings.

Jeff Francoeur got the first hit off Lannan (2-0) to lead off
the fifth inning, and Chipper Jones drove in the only run against
the left-hander with a double in the sixth inning.

Jair Jurrjens (2-2) took the loss for Atlanta. He allowed four
runs and 10 hits in five innings. He struck out three and walked
one.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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