Wright wins 19th, Riley and Rosario homer, Braves beat Nats
Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 6:22 AM EDT
ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Wright won his major league-leading 19th game, Austin Riley and Eddie Rosario homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 5-2.
The defending World Series champions won their ninth straight home game to improve to 92-55.
Wright won his sixth consecutive decision, allowing two runs and eight hits with one walk and seven strikeouts in six innings.
The Braves improved to 22-6 in Wright’s starts this season, including seven straight wins.
Riley hit his 37th homer, second-best in the NL, and his eighth against the Nationals in 14 games this year.
Rosario connected off Steve Cishek to make it 5-2 in the seventh.
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