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Braves beat Nationals 2-1 behind Anderson's strong outing

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Atlanta Braves have one of the best offenses in baseball, yet eventually will need to rely on pitching to get the job done. Right now, that’s coming in form of rookie Ian Anderson.

Rookie Ian Anderson allowed one hit over seven scoreless innings and the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves held on to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1 after closer Mark Melancon escaped a bases-loaded jam in the ninth

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