After Two Rain Delays, Nationals Return to .500

In Baseball by RUNINdc

After Saturday’s deluge and a two hour rain delay to start the game Sunday and another 90 min delay after the sixth inning, the Nationals and the Braves were able to play nine drama-free innings of baseball.

HR Derby winner belted his 24th Homerun of the season in the 8th

3rd baseman Anthony Rendon (who drove in two runs) chats with All Star Freddie Freeman

Rookie Acuna and All Star Albies joke around in the Dugout

Freeman had a good night scoring one run. In the first inning, Freeman bobbled a ball allowing Rendon to score

The Nationals finally win one to get to .500 – they split the series with the 2nd place Braves and are now six games behind the Phillies. The Nats play the Brewers next