Braves vs. Nationals
When: 7:10 tonight
Where: Nationals Park
On TV: Fox Sports South
Michael Taylor had a pinch-hit three-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Washington Nationals to a 5-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
Bryce Harper, who hit his 32nd homer in the first inning, singled off Matt Marksberry (0-3) leading off the 10th. Reliever Brandon Cunniff came on and Ryan Zimmerman grounded a single up the middle, sending Harper to third.
Taylor, who missed the last two games with a sore right knee, batted for Jonathan Papelbon and hit a 1-0 pitch over the wall in left-center for his 14th home run.
Washington tied the score on Matt den Dekker’s RBI single with two outs in the ninth.
Papelbon (3-1), in his longest outing of the season, pitched two scoreless innings.
Freddie Freeman had three hits for the Braves, who have lost 10 in a row for the first time since 2006.