Nationals outlast Braves 8-7 on Taylor's single in 12th

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WASHINGTON — Michael A. Taylor hit a game-ending unmarried within the 12th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves Eight-7 on Friday evening after blowing a five-run lead for the second one immediately recreation.

Nationals relievers Kyle Finnegan and James Borque (1-Zero) labored out of bases-loaded jams within the 11th and 12th innings, respectively, and the NL East-leading Braves could not ranking in 3 further frames with a runner beginning at 2d base.

Adam Eaton started the 12th on 2d for Washington and complex to 3rd on Trea Turner’s lineout. Juan Soto used to be walked deliberately ahead of Grant Dayton (2-1) allowed Taylor’s unmarried.

It used to be the longest recreation of the season by way of innings for each groups. Washington jumped out to a Five-Zero lead for the second one immediately evening after Atlanta rallied to win 7-6 on Thursday.

This time, the Braves tied it at 7 by way of scoring 3 runs within the 9th with two outs towards Daniel Hudson, who blew a save for the fourth time this season.

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