Elder shuts out Nationals 8-0; Braves within 1 game of Mets


              Washington Nationals starting pitcher Cory Abbott throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
            
              Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Bryce Elder throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
            
              Atlanta Braves center fielder Michael Harris II makes a catch on a line drive by Washington Nationals' Joey Meneses for an out during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
            
              Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. warms up before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
            
              Atlanta Braves left fielder Eddie Rosario makes a sliding catch on a fly ball by Washington Nationals' Victor Robles during the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
            
              Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Bryce Elder, right, celebrates with catcher William Contreras, left, after a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
            
              Washington Nationals starting pitcher Cory Abbott throws during the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
            
              Washington Nationals right fielder Lane Thomas leaps up to make a catch on a fly ball hit by Atlanta Braves' Eddie Rosario for an out during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
            
              Atlanta Braves' Matt Olson (28) celebrates his two-run home run with Austin Riley, right, during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
            
              Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Bryce Elder throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
            
              Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Bryce Elder, right, celebrates with catcher William Contreras, left, after a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Elder shuts out Nationals 8-0; Braves within 1 game of Mets