Eds: Nationals jerseys 3, Braves jerseys 1. Updates with details of Washington third run. This story has been corrected with Treinen first name. With AP Photos.
ATLANTA (AP) cheap Max Scherzer jersey pitched two hit ball over seven scoreless cheap jerseys innings and the Washington Nationals jerseys handed Atlanta its first loss at SunTrust Park, escaping a major jam in the ninth to beat the Braves jerseys 3 1 on Tuesday night.
Atlanta scored a run against Nationals jerseys closer cheap Blake Treinen jersey and had the bases loaded with one out. But cheap Shawn Kelley jersey came on for his first save, getting cheap Emilio Bonifacio jersey to fly out to short right field and striking out Chase d twice, actually to end the game.
D clearly missed a pitch in the dirt, but the umpires gave him a second chance by inexplicably ruling it a foul tip. D made it a moot point, swinging and missing again.
Scherzer (2 1) got an inning ending double play to work around his only serious trouble in the fourth. The 2016 NL Cy Young Award winner allowed only one other runner as far as second base, finishing with seven strikeouts.
cheap Mike Foltynewicz jersey (0 2) ended up on the short end of the pitching duel. He went seven innings, allowing five hits and a pair of runs.
Washington cheap Adam Eaton jersey kept up the hot start for his new team with an RBI single.
Sparked by the debut of their new suburban stadium, the Braves jerseys swept San Diego in a four game series and came in having won five straight overall, getting back to .500 after a 1 6 start.
But Washington has dominated its division rival over the last two plus season, improving to 37 13 over their last 50 meetings.
Even on a balmy night for the opener of a three game series against the defending NL East champions, the crowd of 21,834 was the smallest in five games at SunTrust Park.
The Braves jerseys had their best scoring chance against Scherzer when cheap Freddie Freeman jersey led off the fourth with a walk and cheap Nick Markakis jersey followed with a single to center.
cheap Brandon Phillips jersey grounded into a forceout, leaving runners at first and third for cheap Adonis Garcia jersey. On a 3 1 pitch, he grounded sharply to shortstop cheap Wilmer Difo jersey, who started an easy double play to end the inning.
Washington broke through the very next inning. cheap Matt Wieters jersey got it started with a double, went to third on a wild pitch and trotted home when Difo slapped a single to right. Scherzer moved the runner along with a sacrifice bunt, setting up Eaton run scoring hit to center.
The Nationals jerseys added an insurance run in the eighth on doubles by cheap Bryce Harper jersey and cheap Ryan Zimmerman jersey.
Braves jerseys OF cheap Matt Kemp jersey will test his right hamstring in a rehab game at Triple A Gwinnett on Wednesday, pushing back his return to the active roster. Kemp had hoped to come back Tuesday without a rehab game, but the Braves jerseys wanted to make sure he was fully recovered. Atlanta C cheap Tyler Flowers jersey (strained right hamstring) didn start but came on in the ninth as a pinch hitter. cheap Kurt Suzuki jersey got his second straight start behind the plate. Nationals jerseys SS cheap Trea Turner jersey (strained right hamstring) is eligible to come off the disabled list Thursday, but he have a rehab stint in the minors. The Nationals jerseys haven announced where Turner will play, but manager Dusty Baker assured it will be a spot to lessen the chance of re injuring the hamstring.
Nationals jerseys: RHP cheap Joe Ross jersey will be called up from Triple A Syracuse for his first big league start of the season. The 23 year old made 19 starts for Washington a year ago, going 7 5 with a 3.43 ERA.
Braves jerseys: RHP cheap Julio Teheran jersey (1 0) gets his second start of the homestand, looking to follow up a victory in the first game at SunTrust Park. He has a 0.95 ERA over his first three starts, allowing just two earned runs in 19 innings.