Nationals 5, Braves 4W: Ayala (3-3); L: Colon (0-2); S: C. Cordero (13)

HOW THEY SCORED

Braves first: Furcal singled. Furcal stole second. Giles walked. K. Johnson grounded into fielder's choice, Furcal to third, Giles out. C. Jones grounded out, 1B Johnson to 2B Carroll to 1B Johnson, Furcal scored, K. Johnson to second. LaRoche walked. On Patterson's wild pitch, K. Johnson to third, LaRoche to second. A. Jones struck out. Braves, 1-0.

Braves sixth: Furcal out bunting. Giles grounded out. Johnson walked. C. Jones doubled to right, Johnson scored. Tucker pitching. Franco pinch-hitting for LaRoche, singled to center, C. Jones scored. A.Jones grounded out. Braves, 3-0.

Nationals sixth: Guillen singled. Johnson walked, Guillen to second. Castilla singled, Guillen to third, Johnson to second. Byrd grounded into a double play, SS Furcal to 2B Giles to 1B Franco, Guillen scored, Johnson to third, Castilla out. Bennett singled to left, Johnson scored. Guzman flied out. Braves, 3-2.

Nationals seventh: Church pinch-hitting for Ayala, singled. Wilkerson grounded out, Church to second. Carroll singled, Church to third. Gryboski pitching. Guillen singled to left, Church scored, Carroll to second. Foster pitching. Johnson doubled to right, Carroll, Guillen scored. Sosa pitching. Castilla grounded into fielder's choice, Johnson out. Byrd grounded into fielder's choice, Castilla out. Nationals, 5-3.

Braves ninth: Franco homered to center. A. Jones singled. Estrada singled to left, A. Jones to second. Betemit pinch-running for Estrada. Jordan grounded into fielder's choice, A. Jones to third, Betemit out. Pena pinch-hitting for Sosa, struck out. Furcal struck out. Nationals, 5-4.

AtlantaABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals3346447 -- Furcal ss511002.229MGiles 2b200020.283Johnson lf310011.000CJones 3b411200.317LaRoche 1b100011.243JuFranco ph-1b212200.229AJones cf401001.262JEstrada c401000.272Betemit pr000000.275BJordan rf400000.238Hampton p100001.318Orr ph100000.281Bernero p0000001.00Langerhans ph100000.188Colon p000000---Gryboski p000000---Foster p000000---JoSosa p000000---Pena ph100001.333WashingtonABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals34513444 -- Wilkerson cf300021.282Carroll 2b411010.252JGuillen rf423100.305NJohnson 1b312210.322Castilla 3b402000.289Byrd lf401000.346Majewski p000000.000CCordero p000000---GBennett c402101.250CGuzman ss400000.183JoPatterson p100001.077Blanco ph100001.241Nitkowski p000000---Tucker p000000---Ayala p000000.000Church ph-lf212000.301Atlanta

100 002 001 -- 4 6 0

Washington

000 002 30x -- 5 13 0

LOB: Atlanta 6, Washington 9. 2B: CJones (15), NJohnson (13), Church (5). HR: JuFranco (2), off CCordero. RBI: CJones 2 (26), JuFranco 2 (7), JGuillen (29), NJohnson 2 (30), GBennett (8). SB: Furcal (20). GIDP: Byrd, CGuzman 2.

DP: Atlanta 3 (Furcal, MGiles and LaRoche), (Furcal and LaRoche), (Furcal, MGiles and JuFranco).

AtlantaIP HRERBBSONPERAHampton4 50021581.83Bernero2 32212324.03Colon, LB22200128.62Gryboski0 1110021.93Foster0 1000060.00JoSosa1C10011232.86WashingtonIP HRERBBSONPERAJoPatterson5 11123752.85NitkowskiC122101027.0TuckerB1000040.00Ayala, W1 0000082.64Majewski1 00012151.14CCordero, S1 31102241.44 Gryboski pitched to 1 batter in the 7th, Foster pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

Inherited runners-scored: Gryboski 2-1, Foster 2-2, JoSosa 1-0, Tucker 1-1.

IBB: off JoSosa (Wilkerson) 1. WP: JoPatterson.

T: 2:51. A: 29,512 (45,250).