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Morse Homers Off Blanton Mistake, 4-3 Nationals

With two on and one out, Blanton forced a Roger Bernadina pop out and looked like he would escape another jam. As Danys Baez warmed up in the pen, Joe Blanton left one out over the plate to journeyman Mike Morse, who made him pay by depositing it into the right field seats. That’ll be it for Blanton after 112 pitches — he’s lifted for pinch hitter Greg Dobbs in the bottom of the sixth.

The Braves lead is three in Flushing heading into the 8th.