The Washington Nationals (28-18) have an opportunity to sweep the Atlanta Braves (26-22) after taking the first two games of the three game series. It looks to be a pitching deul, with Gio Gonzalez (6-1, 1.98 ERA) pitching for the Nationals, with Brandon Beachy (5-2, 1.77 ERA) throwing for the Braves.
Gonzalez has won four straight, striking out nine in six scoreless innings in Monday's 2-1 victory over the Phillies. Beachy has the lowest ERA in the league, and his .183 opponent batting average is third in the league, behind Gonzales and Justin Verlander of the Tigers.
The Washington offense has found its stride against the struggling braves, scoring 15 runs in the first two games of the series to hand the Braves their fifth and sixth straight losses. If
Game Time: 8:05pm EDT
Location: Turner Field
Television Coverage: ESPN
Streaming Coverage: via WatchESPN
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