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Nick Senzel, Nationals hold off Braves

June 8 - Nick Senzel had three hits including a two-run home run and the Washington Nationals beat the visiting Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Saturday.

Eddie Rosario had two hits and drove in three runs and Lane Thomas had two hits and scored twice as Washington won its second straight.

Senzel drove in three runs, walked and scored twice.

Nationals starter MacKenzie Gore (5-5) was charged with two runs on six hits in five-plus innings. He struck out seven and walked one.

Sean Murphy homered and Marcell Ozuna and Matt Olson had two hits each for Atlanta, which has lost three of four.