Braves starter Kris Medlen has struck out 11 Nationals through the first five innings at Turner Field. Medlen has allowed a run on just four hits and one walk. He has been excellent since making his first start of the season on July 31. Medlen is 7-0 as a starter and has seen his season ERA drop to 1.64. Medlen hasn't allowed more than two runs in any start.
Washington's Ross Detwiler is having a fine game, too. Through six innings, Detwiler has allowed one run on seven hits and one walk. He has struck out four.