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Sunday, April 12, 2009

Braves comeback and beat the Nats, 5-0.

The Nats blew a three to nothing lead and lost to the Braves for their fifth straight lost of the young season. The Nats scored one run in the first with an RBI single by Nick Johnson. Ryan Zimmerman hit his first homer of the season with a runner aboard in the third. The Nats offense was lead by Cristen Guzman's two hits.

The Nats' starter John Lannan had a decent outing until he gave up three two out runs to the Braves in the fourth. Lannan did eat up six innings for that Nats. Julian Tavarez pitched one inning of scoreless relief. Also closer Joel Hanrahan was able to get an inning worth or work, but he gave up one run.

Yesterday's box score is the following:

The Nats dropped to 0-5 and continue to be in last place in the National League East .

The Nats will finish their road trip with thier game today versus the Braves in Atlanta. The game starts at 1:30pm. It will be Scott Olsen versus the Braves' Jair Jurrjens.

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