WASHINGTON (AP) – Kyle Wright earned his 11th victory to tie the major league lead, and the Atlanta Braves defeated the Washington Nationals 5-4 in the opener of a four-game series. Michael Harris II, Matt Olson and Dansby Swanson homered for Atlanta, which has won five of seven and eight of 11. The Braves improved to 8-2 against the Nationals this season. Juan Soto extended his hitting streak to 16 games for Washington, which has dropped seven in a row and 13 of 14. The Nationals have the worst record in the majors and fell to 7-34 against the NL East.