Atl 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Was 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 2 8
Date of game: 3/8/2014

Recap: Washington vs. Atlanta

Viera, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Ryan Zimmerman slugged a two-run homer and Adam LaRoche added a solo shot as Washington subdued Atlanta, 8-2, in Grapefruit League action.

Denard Span added two hits, a run scored and an RBI, Danny Espinosa scored twice and Bryce Harper drove in one for the Nationals.

Taylor Jordan won thanks to limiting Atlanta to a run on three hits over three relief innings. Starter Ross Detwiler worked the first two and yielded a run on six hits.

Evan Gattis and Jose Yepez drove in a run each for the Braves. Juan Jaime took the loss, charged with the unearned go-ahead run in the fourth inning.

Game Notes

Orioles' Matusz ejected for substance on arm

Baltimore Orioles reliever Brian Matusz became the second major league pitcher in three days to be ejected from a game for having a foreign substance on his arm.

Hawks' Korver out for postseason

If the Atlanta Hawks are going to erase a 2-0 deficit in their Eastern Conference Finals series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, they will have to do it without one of the NBA's best shooters.

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