Taylor gets 3 hits, Nationals beat Braves 11-1

Published Mar. 12, 2016 10:09 p.m. EST

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) Michael Taylor was 3 for 3, Stephen Drew drove in three runs and Clint Robinson hit a long two-run homer in the Washington Nationals' 11-1 win over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.

Taylor had a single and a double in the first two innings against Atlanta starter Manny Banuelos, who gave up four runs on six hits in two innings in his first appearance this spring.

Drew drove in the first two runs with a double, and Robinson launched his second homer of the spring off Carlos Torres with Taylor on base in the fourth.

Tanner Roark pitched four innings for the Nationals, giving up one run on three hits while striking out three.


Tyler Moore hit his second homer for the Nationals in the eighth inning, and Trea Turner was 2 for 3.