Austin Riley hit a game-tying home run in the eighth and then walked it off in the 12th to give the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals. Atlanta completes a three-game sweep in the series and closes the gap on the New York Mets to just 1.5 games in the NL East standings.
Home Runs: Lane Thomas (9), Austin Riley (23)
WP — Collin McHugh (2-1): 2 IP, 1 K
LP — Jordan Weems: (0-1): 1 H, 1 R
The Braves will continue their homestand Monday when they begin a big three-game series with the Mets (7:20 p.m. ET; Bally Sports South). The opener will feature a marquee pitching matchup between Atlanta’s Max Fried and New York’s Max Scherzer.