Justin Upton With Game Winning Hit in the 10th to Beat Nats

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Updated: 4/11 11:50 pm
ATLANTA (AP) - Jordan Schafer scored from first base on Justin Upton's bloop single to right field with two outs in the 10th inning, giving the Atlanta Braves a 7-6 win over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
Chris Johnson singled with two outs off left-hander Jerry Blevins (1-1), and Schafer pinch ran.  With a 2-2 count, Schafer ran on the pitch and Upton dropped a single in front of Bryce Harper.
Schafer already was rounding third when Schafer bobbled the ball. No error was charged.
Luis Avilan (2-1) pitched around two walks, one intentional, in the 10th.
Upton hit a solo home run in the eighth off Tyler Clippard that tied the score 6-all, his third homer in two games. Atlanta's Ramiro Pena and Washington's Ryan Zimmerman hit three-run drives - Zimmerman following a throwing error by Dan Uggla on a routine grounder to second.

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