"We're playing the game the right way.á Hopefully, we're going in the right direction."ùPete Orr, Oct. 1, 2009 THE RESULT:á Pete Orr's one-out single to left field drove home Ryan Zimmerman, who opened the ninth inning with a double, and the Washington Nationals eked out a 2-1 win over the Atlanta Braves before 38,237 at Turner Field.
The Braves found out earlier in the day that they had been eliminated from the playoffs by a Colorado Rockies victory.
Washington won its fourth in a row and improved its record to 56-103.
Nats starter Garrett Mock, who has lost six consecutive decisions since his last win on Aug. 25, gave up one run on five hits and four walks in six innings. He battled Braves rookie of the year candidate Tommy Hanson.á The 23-year-old went seven innings ...
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