Sunday April 12, 2009
ATLANTA (AP) -- Chipper Jones drove in two runs, including a tiebreaking single, and the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 8-5 on Sunday to hand the Nationals their sixth straight loss to start the season.
Jair Jurrjens (2-0) gave up five hits and five walks in 5 1-3 innings but allowed only four runs, three earned, to give the Braves a sweep of the three-game series.
The Braves scored their first five runs on two-out rallies in the fourth and fifth to beat Scott Olsen (0-2), who gave up six hits and five runs in five innings. Rafael Soriano pitched a perfect ninth for his first save.
(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.