By GEORGE HENRY
ATLANTA (AP) – Ryan Zimmerman hit a two-run homer, Stephen Strasburg struck out 10 and the Washington Nationals completed a three-game sweep with a 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
A night after had 14 runs on 20 hits, the Nationals couldn’t solve R.A. Dickey’s knuckleball until Zimmerman homered in the sixth to erase a 2-1 deficit.
Strasburg (2-0) allowed two runs, six hits and two walks in seven innings, winning his first start at SunTrust Park after going 4-3 with a 4.37 ERA in 10 outings at Turner Field. Strasburg improved to 72-8 when the Nationals score at least three runs.