Garcia, Wisler pace Braves in rain-shortened win

ATLANTA (AP) - Adonis Garcia drove in three runs, Matt Wisler pitched five-plus innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 6-2 in a rain-shortened game Sunday.

The game was official with two outs in the bottom of the seventh following a second delay that lasted 1 hour, 50 minutes.

Washington has dropped two straight and need any combination of six Nationals wins and six New York Mets losses to earn their third NL East title in five years.

After a 1-hour, 7-minute delay in the top of the sixth, the Braves scored three runs in the bottom of the inning to make it 6-2 on Garcia's two-run single and Freddie Freeman's RBI double.

Wisler (7-12) allowed two runs, five hits and struck out two in 5 2/3 innings to earn the win.

Joe Ross (7-5), reinstated from the disabled list after missing 66 games with right shoulder inflammation, took the loss.

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