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After the Braves took the first two games of the season series against the Nationals, they are 15-6 in the teams’ last 21 games. Seven of those games have been decided by one run, and often the difference has been defense. The Braves have scored 16 unearned runs in those matchups while the Nationals scored four.

Taylor Jordan will make his first start of the season against left-hander Alex Wood, who last year was ejected from a start at Nationals Park. Talk about the game right here.