Atlanta 5, Washington 3

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, April 11, 2009 7:00 PM
Location - Turner Field
Temperature - 60°
Umpires - Home Plate - Chuck Meriwether, First Base - Eric Cooper, Second Base - Scott Barry, Third Base - Mike Reilly,
Attendance - 34325

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Washington 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 0
Atlanta 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 11 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 0-5 0-0 0-5 L5
Atlanta 4-1 2-0 2-1 W2

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win, the Atlanta Braves have a 2-0 record at home this season. The Washington Nationals have a 0-5 record on the road.
  • Atlanta has a streak of 2 straight up wins. The Braves have won 4 of their last 10 games.
  • Washington has a streak of 5 straight up losses. The Nationals have won 0 of their last 10 games.
  • Kenshin Kawakami pitched 6.0 innings for the win and now has an ERA of 4.50. Mike Gonzalez closed out the game to get the save and has 1 save for the season. John Lannan took the loss for Washington.
  • Kelly Johnson had the only homerun for Atlanta. Ryan Zimmerman had the only homerun for Washington.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Washington   Atlanta
John Lannan Player Kenshin Kawakami
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 6.0
3 Strikeouts 8
9 Hits 4
6.00 ERA 4.50
Hitting
Washington   Atlanta
Cristian Guzman Player Kelly Johnson
2 Hits 3
0 RBI 3
0 HR 1
3 TB 7
.500 Avg .750

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Washington 5 1 9 .167 9 14 3 5 0 0
Atlanta 11 1 17 .324 17 4 5 4 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against Washington. The Braves have a W/L % of .667 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Atlanta. The Nationals have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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