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Gonzalez, Nats lose at Atlanta


washington nationalsGio Gonzalez was roughed up in a brief stint in a 7-3 Washington Nationals loss at Atlanta on Saturday.

Gonzalez (11-10, 4.48 ERA, 1.30 WHIP) gave up six runs on nine hits in four and a third innings, striking out seven.

Rookie Trea Turner (.356/.377/.585, 11 HR, 34 RBI) hit a pair of solo homers for the Nats (88-60). Turner was 3-for-4 on the day and stole his 27th base in 59 games on the season.

The loss leaves the Nats’ magic number to clinch the NL East at six.



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