ATLANTA - Ian Desmond hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the 11th inning, Jayson Werth followed with a two-run homer and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Wednesday night.
Alex Cora drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the ninth as Braves closer Craig Kimbrel blew a 3-1 lead.
Drew Storen (3-1) pitched the 10th and Tyler Clippard took over in the 11th for his first save.
The Nationals improved to 5-1 in extra-innings games. Atlanta's Eric Hinske homered in the seventh in his first start of the season in right field. He filled in for Jason Heyward, who will have an MRI on his sore right shoulder on Thursday.