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Braves Vs. Nationals: Game Time, TV , Radio Info And More

The Braves face off against division leaders the Washington Nationals.

August 14, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Tim Hudson (15) pitches in the second inning against the San Diego Padres at Turner field. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE
August 14, 2012; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Tim Hudson (15) pitches in the second inning against the San Diego Padres at Turner field. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE

The Atlanta Braves open a key three-game set in the NL East race in Washington on Monday night, sending Tim Hudson to the mound to take on the Nationals and Jordan Zimmermann.

The Braves open the series five games back of the NL East-leading Nationals as the season entering its final stretch. Atlanta dropped two of three to the Los Angeles Dodgers over the weekend, posting a combined six runs over the course of three games.

The Nationals have won 12 of 15 coming into the meeting, including taking two of three from the New York Mets. Gio Gonzalez's victory on Sunday was his 16th, tied for best in the majors and a new Nationals club record. The Nationals' 75-46 record is also best in the majors.

Time and Date: August 20, 7:05 p.m. EST

Location: Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.

TV: SportSouth (Atlanta), MASN (Washington, D.C.), MLB.tv

Radio: WNCC (Atlanta), WJFK (Washington, D.C.)

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.