Nationals 3, Braves 1
ATLANTA — Pinch-hitter Matt den Dekker, recalled from the minors earlier in the day, had a tiebreaking two-run double in a three-run seventh inning that carried the Nationals. Jonathan Papelbon gave up one-out singles to Adonis Garcia, who had three hits, and Nick Markakis in the ninth. With runners on, Papelbon struck out A.J. Pierzynski for his second save.