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May 27

Nats Box Scores on this Date

Standings At Close of Play of May 27, 2005

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Florida Marlins                 45   26   19    0  .578     -   208  167
Atlanta Braves                  47   27   20    0  .574     -   220  169
New York Mets                   49   25   24    0  .510   3.0   224  209
Washington Nationals            48   24   24    0  .500   3.5   193  213
Philadelphia Phillies           49   23   26    0  .469   5.0   215  234

St. Louis Cardinals 6, Washington Nationals 3

Day

Game Played on Friday, May 27, 2005 (N) at Busch Stadium II

WAS N    0  0  3    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  6  2
STL N    2  0  2    0  1  0    0  1  x  -   6  9  2
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilkerson cf                  4   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Carroll 2b                    4   1   0   0       0   1       0   5
Johnson 1b                    3   0   1   2       0   1      11   0
Guillen rf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Church lf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Castilla 3b                   4   0   2   0       0   0       0   1
Schneider c                   4   0   0   0       0   1       5   2
Guzman ss                     4   1   1   0       0   1       2   2
Armas p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Kim p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Godwin ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Majewski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nitkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ayala p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   6   3       0   9      24  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Carroll-Guzman-Johnson.
E: Wilkerson (3), Armas (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Wilkerson (18,off Morris); Johnson (10,off Morris).
SH: Armas (1,off Morris).
HBP: Johnson (6,by Morris).
Team LOB: 5.
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Eckstein ss                   2   1   0   0       2   0       0   2
Walker rf                     3   2   1   0       1   1       0   0
Pujols 1b                     3   1   0   0       1   0      13   0
Edmonds cf                    3   2   3   4       1   0       4   0
Mabry 3b                      3   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
Grudzielanek 2b               4   0   2   1       0   1       0   6
Sanders lf                    4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
Molina c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       9   0
Morris p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Seabol ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Tavarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Isringhausen p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   6   9   6       5   4      27  10
FIELDING - 
E: Eckstein (9), Morris (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Walker (11,off Armas); Edmonds 2 (13,off Armas,off Nitkowski).
HR: Edmonds (8,1st inning off Armas 1 on 2 out).
SH: Mabry (1,off Nitkowski).
GDP: Sanders (3,off Kim).
IBB: Edmonds (2,by Armas).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Eckstein (4,2nd base by Armas/Schneider); Edmonds (3,Home by Armas/Schneider).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Armas L(1-3)                  5     5   5   5   5   2   1  23
Kim                           1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Majewski                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Nitkowski                     0.1   1   1   1   0   0   0   2
Ayala                         0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     9   6   6   5   4   1  35
WP: Majewski (1).
IBB: Armas (1,Edmonds).
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Morris W(5-0)                 7     5   3   2   0   8   0  28
Tavarez                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Isringhausen SV(13)           1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9     6   3   2   0   9   0  35
HBP: Morris (1,Johnson).
Umpires: HP - Brian O'Nora, 1B - Gary Cederstrom, 2B - Bill Welke, 3B - Tim Welke
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 47383
Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Wilkerson           cf        Eckstein            ss
2. Carroll             2b        Walker              rf
3. Johnson             1b        Pujols              1b
4. Guillen             rf        Edmonds             cf
5. Church              lf        Mabry               3b
6. Castilla            3b        Grudzielanek        2b
7. Schneider           c         Sanders             lf
8. Guzman              ss        Molina              c
9. Armas               p         Morris              p

NATIONALS 1ST: Wilkerson struck out; Carroll struck out; Johnson
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Eckstein grounded out (first unassisted); Walker
doubled to left; Pujols grounded out (pitcher to first) [Walker
to third]; Edmonds homered [Walker scored]; Mabry grounded out
(first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0,
Cardinals 2.

NATIONALS 2ND: Guillen grounded out (second to first); Church
struck out; Castilla singled to left; Schneider grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 2ND: Grudzielanek flied to right; Sanders was called
out on strikes; Molina lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Nationals 0, Cardinals 2.

NATIONALS 3RD: Guzman singled to center; Armas out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Guzman to second]; Wilkerson
doubled to right [Guzman scored]; Carroll reached on an error by
Morris [Wilkerson to third]; Johnson doubled to right [Wilkerson
scored, Carroll scored (unearned)]; Guillen grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Johnson to third]; Church struck out; 3 R
(2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 3RD: Morris grounded out (shortstop to first);
Eckstein walked; Walker flied to right; Eckstein was picked off
first but was safe on an error by Armas [Eckstein to third];
Pujols walked; Edmonds doubled to center [Eckstein scored,
Pujols scored, Edmonds to third (error by Wilkerson)]; Mabry
flied to left; 2 R, 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 3, Cardinals 4.

NATIONALS 4TH: Castilla grounded out (second to first);
Schneider grounded out (first unassisted); Guzman grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3,
Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: Grudzielanek was called out on strikes; Sanders
singled to left; Molina flied to right; Morris grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 3,
Cardinals 4.

NATIONALS 5TH: Armas grounded out (second to first); Wilkerson
lined to center; Carroll grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Eckstein walked; Eckstein was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Walker walked; Pujols grounded
out (second to first) [Walker to second]; Edmonds was walked
intentionally; Mabry singled to right [Walker scored, Edmonds to
third]; Edmonds was caught stealing home (catcher to second to
catcher); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 3, Cardinals 5.

NATIONALS 6TH: Johnson was hit by a pitch; Guillen singled to
shortstop [Johnson to third (error by Eckstein)]; Church struck
out; Castilla popped to third; Schneider struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 3, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 6TH: KIM REPLACED ARMAS (PITCHING); Grudzielanek
singled to center; Sanders grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Grudzielanek out at second]; Molina
flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Cardinals 5.

NATIONALS 7TH: Guzman flied to center; GODWIN BATTED FOR KIM;
Godwin was called out on strikes; Debut game for Tyrell
Godwin; Wilkerson grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 7TH: MAJEWSKI REPLACED GODWIN (PITCHING); SEABOL
BATTED FOR MORRIS; Seabol singled to left; Eckstein grounded out
(second to first) [Seabol to second]; Majewski threw a wild
pitch [Seabol to third]; Walker was called out on strikes;
Pujols grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Nationals 3, Cardinals 5.

NATIONALS 8TH: TAVAREZ REPLACED SEABOL (PITCHING); Carroll
grounded out (second to first); Johnson lined to center; Guillen
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals
3, Cardinals 5.

CARDINALS 8TH: NITKOWSKI REPLACED MAJEWSKI (PITCHING); Edmonds
doubled to left; Mabry out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
first) [Edmonds to third]; AYALA REPLACED NITKOWSKI (PITCHING);
Grudzielanek singled to right [Edmonds scored]; Sanders was
called out on strikes; Molina grounded out (second to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 3, Cardinals 6.

NATIONALS 9TH: ISRINGHAUSEN REPLACED TAVAREZ (PITCHING); Church
grounded out (second to first); Castilla singled to right;
Schneider flied to center; Guzman struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Nationals 3, Cardinals 6.

Standings At Close of Play of May 27, 2006

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                   48   29   19    0  .604     -   239  208
Atlanta Braves                  49   26   23    0  .531   3.5   254  231
Philadelphia Phillies           48   24   24    0  .500   5.0   236  245
Washington Nationals            50   20   30    0  .400  10.0   218  238
Florida Marlins                 47   15   32    0  .319  13.5   220  253

Los Angeles Dodgers 3, Washington Nationals 1

Day

Game Played on Saturday, May 27, 2006 (D) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

LA  N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  1  -   3  9  0
WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   1  8  1
BATTING
Los Angeles Dodgers          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Furcal ss                     5   1   3   0       0   0       2   3
Lofton cf                     2   0   1   1       1   0       0   0
Garciaparra 1b                4   0   1   1       0   0      12   0
Kent 2b                       1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Robles 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Saito p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Aybar 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   5
Ethier lf                     3   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
Cruz rf                       3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Martin c                      3   1   1   0       0   0       7   1
Lowe p                        2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Baez p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Saenz ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez pr,2b              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   3   9   2       2   3      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Baez-Furcal-Garciaparra.
BATTING - 
2B: Martin (5,off Hill).
SH: Lowe (4,off Hill); Cruz (4,off Majewski).
SF: Lofton (1,off Hill).
HBP: Martin (1,by Hill).
GDP: Lofton (4,off Hill); Aybar (3,off Majewski).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Ethier (2,2nd base by Hill/Schneider).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Clayton ss                    3   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
  Ward ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Vento rf                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Vidro 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Johnson 1b                    4   1   3   0       0   0       8   2
Zimmerman 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Anderson rf                   3   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
  Stanton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Majewski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Fick ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Jackson cf,ss                 4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Schneider c                   2   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Hill p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Byrd rf,cf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   8   1       1   5      27  14
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Johnson-Clayton-Hill, Majewski-Clayton-Johnson.
E: Jackson (4).
BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (12,off Saito).
SH: Hill (1,off Lowe).
GDP: Vidro (9,off Baez).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Zimmerman (3,3rd base by Lowe/Martin).
PITCHING
Los Angeles Dodgers          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lowe W(3-3)                   7     5   1   1   1   3   0  26
Baez                          1     2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Saito SV(2)                   1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     8   1   1   1   5   0  34
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hill                          7     5   1   1   2   3   0  27
Stanton L(1-5)                0     2   1   1   0   0   0   2
Majewski                      2     2   1   0   0   0   0   8
Totals                        9     9   3   2   2   3   0  37
Stanton faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Hill (1,Martin).
Umpires: HP - Doug Eddings, 1B - Paul Schrieber, 2B - Jim Joyce, 3B - Ed Hickox
Time of Game: 2:30   Attendance: 26867
Starting Lineups:

   Los Angeles Dodgers           Washington Nationals     
1. Furcal              ss        Soriano             lf
2. Lofton              cf        Clayton             ss
3. Garciaparra         1b        Vidro               2b
4. Kent                2b        Johnson             1b
5. Aybar               3b        Zimmerman           3b
6. Ethier              lf        Anderson            rf
7. Cruz                rf        Jackson             cf
8. Martin              c         Schneider           c
9. Lowe                p         Hill                p

DODGERS 1ST: Furcal singled to right; Lofton grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop to pitcher) [Furcal out at
second]; Garciaparra flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Soriano grounded out (shortstop to first);
Clayton struck out; Vidro singled to left; Johnson popped to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Nationals 0.

DODGERS 2ND: Kent struck out; Aybar singled to center; Ethier
singled to right [Aybar to third]; Ethier was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Cruz grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Zimmerman grounded out (third to first); Anderson
struck out; Jackson lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Dodgers 0, Nationals 0.

DODGERS 3RD: Martin was hit by a pitch; Lowe out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Martin to second]; Furcal singled to
left [Martin to third]; Lofton hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Martin scored]; Garciaparra grounded out (third to first); 1 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: ROBLES REPLACED KENT (PLAYING 2B); Schneider
walked; Dodgers second baseman Jeff Kent left the game due to
a sprained left wrist; Hill out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher
to second) [Schneider to second]; Soriano grounded out (third to
first); Clayton grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Nationals 0.

DODGERS 4TH: Robles grounded out (second to first); Aybar was
called out on strikes; Ethier walked; Cruz flied to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 4TH: Vidro grounded out (first unassisted); Johnson
singled to right; Zimmerman lined to third; Anderson grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1,
Nationals 0.

DODGERS 5TH: Martin flied to left; Lowe grounded out (shortstop
to first); Furcal grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 5TH: Jackson grounded out (third to first); Schneider
flied to left; Hill struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers
1, Nationals 0.

DODGERS 6TH: Lofton walked; Garciaparra lined to left; Robles
struck out; Aybar flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers
1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 6TH: Soriano grounded out (third to first); Clayton
grounded out (second to first); Vidro flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Nationals 0.

DODGERS 7TH: Ethier flied to left; Cruz grounded out (first to
pitcher); Martin doubled to right; Lowe grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 7TH: Johnson singled to second; Zimmerman singled to
right [Johnson to third]; Anderson singled to center [Johnson
scored, Zimmerman to second]; On a bunt Jackson made an out to
catcher; Zimmerman was picked off and caught stealing third
(pitcher to shortstop); Schneider grounded out (pitcher to
first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 1, Nationals 1.

DODGERS 8TH: STANTON REPLACED ANDERSON (PITCHING); BYRD REPLACED
HILL (PLAYING RF); Furcal singled to left; On a bunt Lofton
singled to catcher [Furcal to second]; MAJEWSKI REPLACED STANTON
(PITCHING); Garciaparra singled to left [Furcal scored, Lofton
to second]; On a bunt Robles forced Lofton (pitcher to third)
[Garciaparra to second, Robles to first]; Aybar grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Robles out at
second]; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Nationals 1.

NATIONALS 8TH: BAEZ REPLACED LOWE (PITCHING); Byrd popped to
catcher; Soriano singled to shortstop; WARD BATTED FOR CLAYTON;
Ward singled to right [Soriano to second]; Vidro grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Ward out at
second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 2, Nationals 1.

DODGERS 9TH: VENTO REPLACED WARD (PLAYING RF); JACKSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); BYRD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF);
Ethier singled to center; Cruz out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
second) [Ethier to second]; Martin grounded out (second to
first) [Ethier to third]; SAENZ BATTED FOR BAEZ; Saenz reached
on an error by Jackson [Ethier scored (unearned) (no RBI)];
MARTINEZ RAN FOR SAENZ; Furcal forced Martinez (shortstop
unassisted); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Dodgers 3, Nationals
1.

NATIONALS 9TH: SAITO REPLACED ROBLES (PITCHING); MARTINEZ STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Johnson doubled to left; Zimmerman
grounded out (third to first); FICK BATTED FOR MAJEWSKI; Fick
struck out; Jackson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Dodgers 3, Nationals 1.

Standings At Close of Play of May 27, 2007

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                   49   32   17    0  .653     -   250  187
Atlanta Braves                  50   28   22    0  .560   4.5   240  228
Philadelphia Phillies           50   26   24    0  .520   6.5   262  242
Florida Marlins                 50   23   27    0  .460   9.5   242  261
Washington Nationals            51   21   30    0  .412  12.0   191  241

Washington Nationals 7, St. Louis Cardinals 2

Day

Game Played on Sunday, May 27, 2007 (D) at Busch Stadium III

WAS N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  5  0  -   7 10  1
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  0  -   2  8  0
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopez 2b                      5   1   3   0       0   1       3   3
Belliard ss                   5   2   4   2       0   0       2   2
Zimmerman 3b                  4   1   1   0       1   1       1   3
Church lf                     4   1   0   0       1   1       2   0
Young 1b                      2   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Logan cf                    2   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Fick rf,1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
Flores c                      3   1   0   0       1   0       3   1
Langerhans cf,rf              4   1   1   4       0   2       2   0
Chico p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rivera p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Batista ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  King p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kearns ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Colome p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   7  10   6       3   8      27   9
FIELDING - 
E: Zimmerman (8).
BATTING - 
HR: Belliard (2,5th inning off Wainwright 1 on 2 out); Langerhans (1,8th inning
off Flores 3 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 6.
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taguchi cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Spiezio lf,3b                 4   2   2   1       0   0       1   0
Pujols 1b                     4   0   3   0       0   0       7   0
Encarnacion rf                3   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
Rolen 3b                      3   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
  Duncan ph,lf                1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Molina c                      4   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Miles ss                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Kennedy 2b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Wainwright p                  2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Ludwick ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Flores p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cate p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Edmonds ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   8   2       0   3      27   9
BATTING - 
2B: Pujols (10,off Rivera); Ludwick (2,off King).
HR: Spiezio (1,8th inning off Colome 0 on 0 out).
SF: Encarnacion (1,off Rivera).
Team LOB: 7.
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Chico                         4     3   0   0   0   0   0  16
Rivera W(1-1)                 2     2   1   1   0   2   0   8
King                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Colome                        1     2   1   1   0   1   1   5
Cordero                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     8   2   2   0   3   1  36
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wainwright L(4-4)             7     7   2   2   0   6   1  28
Springer                      0     1   2   2   1   0   0   2
Flores                        0.2   1   3   3   2   1   1   5
Cate                          1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    10   7   7   3   8   2  40
Springer faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Flores (2).
Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Greg Gibson, 2B - Tony Randazzo, 3B - Charlie Reliford
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 44578
Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Lopez               2b        Taguchi             cf
2. Belliard            ss        Spiezio             lf
3. Zimmerman           3b        Pujols              1b
4. Church              lf        Encarnacion         rf
5. Young               1b        Rolen               3b
6. Fick                rf        Molina              c
7. Flores              c         Miles               ss
8. Langerhans          cf        Kennedy             2b
9. Chico               p         Wainwright          p

NATIONALS 1ST: Lopez singled to center; Belliard forced Lopez
(pitcher to second to shortstop); Zimmerman popped to third;
Church struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cardinals
0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Taguchi singled to right; Spiezio lined to
shortstop; Pujols popped to first; Encarnacion popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cardinals 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Young was called out on strikes; Fick was called
out on strikes; Flores grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Rolen popped to second; Molina reached on an
error by Zimmerman; Miles flied to center; Kennedy popped to
third; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cardinals 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Langerhans struck out; Chico grounded out
(shortstop to first); Lopez singled to center; Belliard singled
to center [Lopez to third, Belliard to second (on throw)];
Zimmerman lined to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Wainwright popped to first; Taguchi grounded out
(shortstop to first); Spiezio grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cardinals 0.

NATIONALS 4TH: Church lined to right; Young popped to third;
Fick singled to left; Flores popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Nationals 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Pujols singled to shortstop; Encarnacion popped
to second; Rolen singled to third [Pujols to second]; Rolen
and Young collide; Molina flied to right [Pujols to third];
Miles lined to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 0,
Cardinals 0.

NATIONALS 5TH: Langerhans popped to second; Chico flied to
center; Lopez singled to left; Belliard homered [Lopez scored];
Zimmerman singled to center; Church grounded out (pitcher to
first); 61 minute rain delay Nationals first baseman Dmitri
Young left the game due to a lower lumbar strain; 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: LOGAN REPLACED YOUNG (PLAYING CF); FICK CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); LANGERHANS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
RF); RIVERA REPLACED CHICO (PITCHING); Kennedy struck out;
Wainwright flied to center; Taguchi flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2, Cardinals 0.

NATIONALS 6TH: Logan batted right handed; Logan popped to third;
Fick grounded out (second to first); Flores grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Spiezio singled to left; Pujols doubled to right
[Spiezio to third]; Encarnacion out on a sacrifice fly to right
[Spiezio scored, Pujols to third (on throw)]; Rolen struck out;
Molina flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 2,
Cardinals 1.

NATIONALS 7TH: Langerhans struck out; BATISTA BATTED FOR RIVERA;
Batista grounded out (third to first); Lopez struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 7TH: KING REPLACED BATISTA (PITCHING); Miles grounded
out (catcher to first); Kennedy grounded out (second to first);
LUDWICK BATTED FOR WAINWRIGHT; Ludwick doubled to center;
Taguchi grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Nationals 2, Cardinals 1.

NATIONALS 8TH: SPRINGER REPLACED LUDWICK (PITCHING); Belliard
singled to left; Zimmerman walked [Belliard to second]; FLORES
REPLACED SPRINGER (PITCHING); Church walked [Belliard to third,
Zimmerman to second]; Logan struck out while Belliard advanced
to home and Zimmerman advanced to third and Church advanced to
second on a wild pitch; Fick grounded out (second to first);
Flores walked; Langerhans homered [Zimmerman scored, Church
scored, Flores scored]; KEARNS BATTED FOR KING; CATE REPLACED
FLORES (PITCHING); Kearns flied to left; Debut game for Troy
Cate; 5 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 7, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 8TH: COLOME REPLACED KEARNS (PITCHING); Spiezio
homered; Pujols singled to center; Encarnacion forced Pujols
(shortstop to second); DUNCAN BATTED FOR ROLEN; Encarnacion
advanced to second because of defensive indifference
[Encarnacion to second]; Duncan struck out; Molina grounded out
(third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 7, Cardinals
2.

NATIONALS 9TH: SPIEZIO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); DUNCAN
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Lopez flied to center; Belliard
singled to center; Zimmerman struck out; Church flied to left; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 7, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 9TH: CORDERO REPLACED COLOME (PITCHING); Miles flied
to center; Kennedy grounded out (third to first); EDMONDS BATTED
FOR CATE; Edmonds grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Nationals 7, Cardinals 2.

Standings At Close of Play of May 27, 2008

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Florida Marlins                 51   30   21    0  .588     -   248  235
Philadelphia Phillies           54   30   24    0  .556   1.5   287  236
Atlanta Braves                  52   28   24    0  .538   2.5   248  199
New York Mets                   50   24   26    0  .480   5.5   236  233
Washington Nationals            53   22   31    0  .415   9.0   202  251

San Diego Padres 4, Washington Nationals 2

Day

Game Played on Tuesday, May 27, 2008 (N) at PetCo Park

WAS N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  7  0
SD  N    0  0  2    0  0  0    2  0  x  -   4  8  1
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopez 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Guzman ss                     4   1   2   0       0   0       0   6
Boone 3b                      4   1   1   2       0   0       0   1
Young 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Milledge cf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Flores c                      4   0   1   0       0   2      10   0
Pena lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Dukes rf                      2   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
Hill p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Colome p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mackowiak ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Manning p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hanrahan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   2   7   2       1   6      24   9
BATTING - 
2B: Guzman 2 (16,off Wolf 2).
HR: Boone (5,1st inning off Wolf 1 on 1 out).
SH: Hill (5,off Wolf).
GDP: Pena (3,off Wolf).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Milledge (6,2nd base off Wolf/Barrett).
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gerut cf                      5   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
Iguchi 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   2       2   4
Giles rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
A. Gonzalez 1b                3   2   1   1       1   0      11   1
Kouzmanoff 3b                 3   2   1   1       1   1       1   5
Greene ss                     2   0   1   0       2   1       1   3
Barrett c                     4   0   1   2       0   0       6   0
McAnulty lf                   3   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
Wolf p                        2   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
  Edgar Gonzalez ph           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Corey p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bell p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Clark ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hoffman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   8   4       5  10      27  15
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Kouzmanoff-Iguchi-A. Gonzalez.
E: Corey (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Wolf (1,off Hill).
HR: A. Gonzalez (15,7th inning off Manning 0 on 2 out); Kouzmanoff (8,7th inning
off Hanrahan 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 9.
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hill                          5     5   2   2   5   5   0  25
Colome                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Manning L(0-1)                0.2   1   1   1   0   1   1   3
Hanrahan                      1.1   2   1   1   0   3   1   6
Totals                        8     8   4   4   5  10   2  37
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wolf                          6     7   2   2   0   5   1  24
Corey                         0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Bell W(1-3)                   1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Hoffman SV(10)                1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   2   2   1   6   1  34
Umpires: HP - Ron Kulpa, 1B - Dan Iassogna, 2B - Dale Scott, 3B - Bill Hohn
Time of Game: 2:38   Attendance: 18774
Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          San Diego Padres         
1. Lopez               2b        Gerut               cf
2. Guzman              ss        Iguchi              2b
3. Boone               3b        Giles               rf
4. Young               1b        A. Gonzalez         1b
5. Milledge            cf        Kouzmanoff          3b
6. Flores              c         Greene              ss
7. Pena                lf        Barrett             c
8. Dukes               rf        McAnulty            lf
9. Hill                p         Wolf                p

NATIONALS 1ST: Lopez flied to center; Guzman doubled to left;
Boone homered [Guzman scored]; Young grounded out (third to
first); Milledge grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 0.

PADRES 1ST: Gerut grounded out (shortstop to first); Iguchi
singled to right; Giles singled to center [Iguchi to second]; A.
Gonzalez flied to center; Kouzmanoff flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Flores struck out; Pena singled to center; Dukes
singled to shortstop [Pena to second]; Hill out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Pena to third, Dukes to second]; Lopez
struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 0.

PADRES 2ND: Greene walked; Barrett forced Greene (pitcher to
second); McAnulty was called out on strikes; Wolf doubled
[Barrett to third]; Gerut grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Guzman doubled to center; Boone grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Guzman to third]; Young grounded out
(shortstop to first); Milledge grounded out (first to pitcher);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 0.

PADRES 3RD: Iguchi struck out; Giles flied to center; A.
Gonzalez walked; Kouzmanoff walked [A. Gonzalez to second];
Greene walked [A. Gonzalez to third, Kouzmanoff to second];
Barrett singled to center [A. Gonzalez scored, Kouzmanoff
scored, Greene to third]; McAnulty walked [Barrett to second];
Wolf struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 2.

NATIONALS 4TH: Flores singled to center; Pena grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Flores out at second];
Dukes struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 2.

PADRES 4TH: Gerut singled to right; Iguchi forced Gerut
(shortstop to second); Giles grounded out (third to first)
[Iguchi to second]; A. Gonzalez flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 2.

NATIONALS 5TH: Hill flied to right; Lopez grounded out (pitcher
to first); Guzman lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Nationals 2, Padres 2.

PADRES 5TH: Kouzmanoff struck out; Greene was called out on
strikes; Barrett grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 2.

NATIONALS 6TH: Boone grounded out (third to first); Young struck
out; Milledge singled to right; Milledge stole second; Flores
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 2.

PADRES 6TH: COLOME REPLACED HILL (PITCHING); McAnulty grounded
out (shortstop to first); EDGAR GONZALEZ BATTED FOR WOLF; Edgar
Gonzalez flied to center; Gerut was called out on strikes; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 2.

NATIONALS 7TH: COREY REPLACED EDGAR GONZALEZ (PITCHING); Pena
grounded out (third to first); Dukes walked; MACKOWIAK BATTED
FOR COLOME; Mackowiak popped to shortstop; Dukes was picked off
first but was safe on an error by Corey [Dukes to second]; BELL
REPLACED COREY (PITCHING); Lopez flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 2.

PADRES 7TH: MANNING REPLACED MACKOWIAK (PITCHING); Iguchi struck
out; Giles grounded out (shortstop to first); A. Gonzalez
homered; HANRAHAN REPLACED MANNING (PITCHING); Kouzmanoff
homered; Greene singled to center; Barrett forced Greene
(shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 2,
Padres 4.

NATIONALS 8TH: Guzman grounded out (second to pitcher); Boone
grounded out (shortstop to first); Young grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 4.

PADRES 8TH: McAnulty struck out; CLARK BATTED FOR BELL; Clark
struck out; Gerut struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals
2, Padres 4.

NATIONALS 9TH: HOFFMAN REPLACED CLARK (PITCHING); Milledge flied
to right; Flores grounded out (second to first); Pena struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2, Padres 4.

Standings At Close of Play of May 27, 2009

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                   46   26   20    0  .565     -   226  198
Philadelphia Phillies           45   25   20    0  .556   0.5   249  233
Atlanta Braves                  46   23   23    0  .500   3.0   197  207
Florida Marlins                 48   22   26    0  .458   5.0   221  258
Washington Nationals            46   13   33    0  .283  13.0   218  280

New York Mets 7, Washington Nationals 4

Day

Game Played on Wednesday, May 27, 2009 (N) at Citi Field

WAS N    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  1  -   4  5  0
NY  N    2  0  1    0  0  2    2  0  x  -   7 11  1
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Guzman ss                     4   1   0   1       1   3       1   2
Johnson 1b                    5   0   3   1       0   1       7   0
Zimmerman 3b                  3   1   0   0       2   3       0   1
Dunn rf                       4   1   1   2       0   2       0   0
Willingham lf                 3   1   1   0       1   2       0   0
Belliard 2b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       4   2
Maxwell cf                    2   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
  Harris ph,cf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Nieves c                      4   0   0   0       0   1      11   3
Zimmermann p                  2   0   0   0       1   1       0   2
  Villone p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Wells p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Colome p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hanrahan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  A. Hernandez ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   4   5   4       7  15      24  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Guzman-Belliard.
BATTING - 
HR: Dunn (16,4th inning off Santana 1 on 0 out).
GDP: Belliard (1,off Putz).
Team LOB: 8.
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Pagan cf                      4   2   2   0       1   1       4   0
Castillo 2b                   2   2   2   0       3   0       0   1
Wright 3b                     5   1   1   0       0   4       0   0
Sheffield lf                  2   1   1   2       2   0       1   0
  Putz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Valdez ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rodriguez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Murphy 1b                     4   1   3   5       0   1       4   0
Castro c                      4   0   1   0       0   2      15   0
F. Martinez rf                4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
R. Martinez ss                3   0   1   0       1   1       2   3
Santana p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Tatis ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Parnell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Feliciano p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Reed lf                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       33   7  11   7       7  12      27   5
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Putz-R. Martinez-Murphy.
E: Murphy (4).
BATTING - 
2B: Sheffield (5,off Zimmermann); Castro (5,off Zimmermann); Murphy (5,off
Colome); R. Martinez (2,off Hanrahan).
HR: Murphy (4,6th inning off Zimmermann 1 on 0 out).
IBB: Sheffield (2,by Colome).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Castillo (2,2nd base by Zimmermann/Nieves).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zimmermann L(2-2)             5     8   5   5   2   8   1  24
Villone                       0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Wells                         0.2   1   2   2   1   0   0   3
Colome                        1     1   0   0   1   2   0   5
Hanrahan                      1     1   0   0   2   2   0   6
Totals                        8    11   7   7   7  12   1  40
Zimmermann faced 3 batters in the 6th inning
Wells faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
BK: Colome (1).
IBB: Colome (1,Sheffield).
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Santana W(7-2)                6     3   3   3   6  11   1  27
Parnell                       0.2   1   0   0   0   2   0   3
Feliciano                     0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Putz                          1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Rodriguez                     1     1   1   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     5   4   3   7  15   1  39
Umpires: HP - Sam Holbrook, 1B - Adrian Johnson, 2B - Larry Vanover, 3B - Dan Iassogna
Time of Game: 3:21   Attendance: 40171
Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          New York Mets            
1. Guzman              ss        Pagan               cf
2. Johnson             1b        Castillo            2b
3. Zimmerman           3b        Wright              3b
4. Dunn                rf        Sheffield           lf
5. Willingham          lf        Murphy              1b
6. Belliard            2b        Castro              c
7. Maxwell             cf        F. Martinez         rf
8. Nieves              c         R. Martinez         ss
9. Zimmermann          p         Santana             p

NATIONALS 1ST: Guzman struck out; Johnson singled to shortstop;
Zimmerman walked [Johnson to second]; Dunn struck out;
Willingham was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Nationals 0, Mets 0.

METS 1ST: Pagan struck out; Castillo singled to left; Wright
singled to left [Castillo to third]; Sheffield doubled to center
[Castillo scored, Wright scored]; Murphy struck out; Castro was
called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Mets
2.

NATIONALS 2ND: Belliard popped to shortstop; Maxwell was called
out on strikes; Nieves grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Mets 2.

METS 2ND: F. Martinez grounded out (second to first); R.
Martinez was called out on strikes; Santana struck out (catcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Mets 2.

NATIONALS 3RD: Zimmermann struck out; Guzman struck out; Johnson
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Mets 2.

METS 3RD: Pagan singled to shortstop; On a bunt Castillo singled
to third [Pagan to second]; Wright was called out on strikes;
Sheffield forced Castillo (third to second) [Pagan to third];
Murphy singled to right [Pagan scored, Sheffield to second];
Castro forced Murphy (shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Nationals 0, Mets 3.

NATIONALS 4TH: Zimmerman walked; Dunn homered [Zimmerman
scored]; Willingham singled to left; Belliard flied to left;
Maxwell walked [Willingham to second]; Nieves struck out;
Zimmermann walked [Willingham to third, Maxwell to second];
Guzman walked [Willingham scored, Maxwell to third, Zimmermann
to second]; Johnson flied to center; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Nationals 3, Mets 3.

METS 4TH: F. Martinez grounded out (pitcher to first); R.
Martinez grounded out (catcher to first); Santana struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Mets 3.

NATIONALS 5TH: Zimmerman struck out; Dunn flied to right;
Willingham struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Mets
3.

METS 5TH: Pagan grounded out (pitcher to first); Castillo
walked; Castillo was caught stealing second (catcher to second);
Wright struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Mets 3.

NATIONALS 6TH: Belliard walked; Maxwell struck out; Nieves flied
to center; Zimmermann flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Nationals 3, Mets 3.

METS 6TH: Sheffield walked; Murphy homered [Sheffield
scored]; for the second time in the series and fourth time in
five days for the Mets, a replay was used; Daniel Murphy hit a
fly ball that struck a yellow advertising sign on the facade of
the second deck; Nationals threw out Gary Sheffield at the
plate; however, acting crew chief Larry Vanover (in the absence
of chief Charlie Reliford) watched a replay and reversed the
call to a home run; there was a four-minute delay for the
replay; Castro doubled to left; VILLONE REPLACED ZIMMERMANN
(PITCHING); F. Martinez popped to pitcher (pitcher to first); R.
Martinez walked; TATIS BATTED FOR SANTANA; WELLS REPLACED
VILLONE (PITCHING); Tatis lined into a double play [Castro out
at second (shortstop to second)]; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Nationals 3, Mets 5.

NATIONALS 7TH: PARNELL REPLACED TATIS (PITCHING); Guzman struck
out; Johnson singled to center; Zimmerman struck out; FELICIANO
REPLACED PARNELL (PITCHING); Dunn was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 3, Mets 5.

METS 7TH: Pagan singled to shortstop; Castillo walked [Pagan to
second]; COLOME REPLACED WELLS (PITCHING); Colome balked [Pagan
to third, Castillo to second]; Wright struck out; Sheffield was
walked intentionally; Murphy doubled to left [Pagan scored,
Castillo scored, Sheffield to third]; Castro struck out; F.
Martinez flied to center; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 3,
Mets 7.

NATIONALS 8TH: PUTZ REPLACED SHEFFIELD (PITCHING); REED REPLACED
FELICIANO (PLAYING LF); Willingham walked; Belliard grounded
into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Willingham
out at second]; HARRIS BATTED FOR MAXWELL; Harris grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Mets 7.

METS 8TH: HARRIS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); HANRAHAN REPLACED
COLOME (PITCHING); R. Martinez doubled to left; Reed struck out;
Pagan walked; Castillo walked [R. Martinez to third, Pagan to
second]; Wright was called out on strikes; VALDEZ BATTED FOR
PUTZ; Valdez grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Nationals 3, Mets 7.

NATIONALS 9TH: RODRIGUEZ REPLACED VALDEZ (PITCHING); Nieves
grounded out (second to first); A. HERNANDEZ BATTED FOR
HANRAHAN; A. Hernandez lined to center; Guzman reached on an
error by Murphy; Guzman advanced to second because of defensive
indifference [Guzman to second]; Johnson singled to center
[Guzman scored (unearned)]; Zimmerman was called out on strikes;
1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 4, Mets 7.

Standings At Close of Play of May 27, 2010

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies           46   26   20    0  .565     -   227  184
Atlanta Braves                  47   25   22    0  .532   1.5   221  192
New York Mets                   48   25   23    0  .521   2.0   213  187
Washington Nationals            48   24   24    0  .500   3.0   207  226
Florida Marlins                 48   24   24    0  .500   3.0   222  207

San Francisco Giants 5, Washington Nationals 4

Day

Game Played on Thursday, May 27, 2010 (D) at AT&T Park

WAS N    1  2  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   4  8  1
SF  N    1  0  0    1  0  0    3  0  x  -   5  9  1
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Maxwell cf,rf                 3   1   0   0       2   1       1   0
Guzman rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morgan cf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Dunn 1b                       5   1   2   1       0   2      12   1
Zimmerman 3b                  2   0   1   0       2   1       0   3
Willingham lf                 3   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Desmond ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   4
Gonzalez 2b                   3   1   2   0       0   0       2   4
  Kennedy ph,2b               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Maldonado c                   2   0   0   0       1   1       2   1
  Harris ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Slaten p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Stammen p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Burnett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Walker p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bernadina ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nieves c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   8   3       5   6      24  15
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gonzalez-Desmond-Dunn, Zimmerman-Gonzalez-Dunn.
E: Dunn (4).
PB: Maldonado (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Gonzalez (3,off Zito); Dunn (13,off Zito).
HR: Dunn (10,1st inning off Zito 0 on 2 out); Willingham (9,2nd inning off
Zito 0 on 0 out).
SH: Stammen 2 (3,off Zito 2).
SF: Willingham (2,off Casilla).
GDP: Desmond (5,off Zito); Harris (2,off Mota).
IBB: Zimmerman (4,by Zito).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Maxwell (2,2nd base off Zito/Whiteside).
San Francisco Giants         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Torres rf,lf                  4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
F. Sanchez 2b                 2   1   2   2       2   0       4   5
Sandoval 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Huff 1b                       4   1   3   1       0   0      10   0
Uribe ss                      4   0   2   1       0   0       2   3
Rowand cf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Bowker lf                     3   1   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Mota p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rohlinger ph                0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Wilson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Whiteside c                   2   0   0   0       0   0       4   1
  Molina ph,c                 2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Zito p                        1   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
  Casilla p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schierholtz ph,rf           1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   5   9   5       4   1      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Sandoval-F. Sanchez-Huff, F. Sanchez-Uribe-Huff.
E: Sandoval (5).
BATTING - 
2B: Torres (13,off Burnett).
HR: Huff (5,4th inning off Stammen 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Sandoval (10,off Stammen); Rowand (5,off Stammen).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: F. Sanchez (1,2nd base by Walker/Maldonado).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stammen                       6.1   5   3   2   3   0   1  26
Burnett L(0-2)                0     2   2   2   0   0   0   2
Walker                        0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   2
Slaten                        1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        8     9   5   4   4   1   1  35
WP: Slaten (1).
San Francisco Giants         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zito                          6.1   7   4   3   5   3   2  31
Casilla W(1-0)                0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Mota                          1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Wilson SV(12)                 1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     8   4   3   5   6   2  39
IBB: Zito (2,Zimmerman).
Umpires: HP - Ted Barrett, 1B - Casey Moser, 2B - Paul Nauert, 3B - Brian Gorman
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 28251
Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          San Francisco Giants     
1. Maxwell             cf        Torres              rf
2. Guzman              rf        F. Sanchez          2b
3. Dunn                1b        Sandoval            3b
4. Zimmerman           3b        Huff                1b
5. Willingham          lf        Uribe               ss
6. Desmond             ss        Rowand              cf
7. Gonzalez            2b        Bowker              lf
8. Maldonado           c         Whiteside           c
9. Stammen             p         Zito                p

NATIONALS 1ST: Maxwell popped to first; Guzman flied to left;
Dunn homered; Zimmerman struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Nationals 1, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Torres grounded out (second to first); F. Sanchez
singled to right; Sandoval lined to left; Huff singled to center
[F. Sanchez to third]; Uribe singled to left [F. Sanchez scored,
Huff to second]; Rowand forced Uribe (third to second); 1 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 1, Giants 1.

NATIONALS 2ND: Willingham homered; Desmond grounded out (third
to first); Gonzalez doubled to left; Maldonado walked; Stammen
out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Gonzalez to third,
Maldonado to second]; Maxwell reached on an error by Sandoval
[Gonzalez scored (unearned) (no RBI), Maldonado to third];
Maxwell stole second; Guzman grounded out (second to first); 2 R
(1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 3, Giants 1.

GIANTS 2ND: Bowker grounded out (first unassisted); Whiteside
popped to shortstop; Zito grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Giants 1.

NATIONALS 3RD: Dunn struck out; Zimmerman walked; Willingham
popped to first; Desmond forced Zimmerman (shortstop to second);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 3, Giants 1.

GIANTS 3RD: Torres grounded out (second to first); F. Sanchez
walked; Sandoval grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [F. Sanchez out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Nationals 3, Giants 1.

NATIONALS 4TH: Gonzalez singled to center; Maldonado was called
out on strikes; Stammen out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
second) [Gonzalez to second]; Maxwell walked; Guzman forced
Maxwell (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals
3, Giants 1.

GIANTS 4TH: Huff homered; Uribe singled to left; Rowand grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Uribe out at
second]; Bowker grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Giants 2.

NATIONALS 5TH: Dunn grounded out (pitcher to first); Zimmerman
singled to third; Willingham singled to right [Zimmerman to
second]; Desmond grounded into a double play (third to second to
first) [Willingham out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Nationals 3, Giants 2.

GIANTS 5TH: Whiteside popped to catcher; Zito walked; Torres
lined to left; F. Sanchez walked [Zito to second]; Sandoval
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Nationals 3, Giants 2.

NATIONALS 6TH: Gonzalez flied to center; Maldonado grounded out
(shortstop to first); Stammen grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Giants 2.

GIANTS 6TH: Huff grounded out (first to pitcher); Uribe grounded
out (shortstop to first); Rowand grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Giants 2.

NATIONALS 7TH: Maxwell walked; Guzman flied to center; Dunn
doubled to right [Maxwell to third]; Adam Dunn's high fly hit
the concrete at the top of the RF wall where it juts out into
the playing field; the ball caromed into the air and back onto
the field; it was ruled in play; crew chief Brian Gorman watched
the replay and upheld the call; Zimmerman was walked
intentionally; CASILLA REPLACED ZITO (PITCHING); Willingham out
on a sacrifice fly to center [Maxwell scored]; Desmond was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 4,
Giants 2.

GIANTS 7TH: MAXWELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); MORGAN
REPLACED GUZMAN (PLAYING CF); Bowker reached on an error by
Dunn; MOLINA BATTED FOR WHITESIDE; Maldonado allowed a passed
ball [Bowker to second]; Molina grounded out (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Bowker to third]; SCHIERHOLTZ BATTED FOR
CASILLA; BURNETT REPLACED STAMMEN (PITCHING); Schierholtz
singled to center [Bowker scored (unearned)]; Torres doubled to
right [Schierholtz to third]; WALKER REPLACED BURNETT
(PITCHING); F. Sanchez singled to left [Schierholtz scored,
Torres scored]; F. Sanchez was caught stealing second (catcher
to shortstop); Sandoval struck out; 3 R (2 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.
 Nationals 4, Giants 5.

NATIONALS 8TH: TORRES CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); MOTA
REPLACED BOWKER (PITCHING); MOLINA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C );
SCHIERHOLTZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); KENNEDY BATTED FOR
GONZALEZ; Kennedy singled to right; HARRIS BATTED FOR MALDONADO;
Harris grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to
first) [Kennedy out at second]; BERNADINA BATTED FOR WALKER;
Bernadina flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 4,
Giants 5.

GIANTS 8TH: KENNEDY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); SLATEN REPLACED
HARRIS (PITCHING); NIEVES REPLACED BERNADINA (PLAYING C ); Huff
singled to center; Uribe grounded out (third to first) [Huff to
second]; Rowand flied to right; ROHLINGER BATTED FOR MOTA;
Rohlinger walked while Huff advanced to third on a wild pitch;
Molina flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 4,
Giants 5.

NATIONALS 9TH: WILSON REPLACED ROHLINGER (PITCHING); Maxwell was
called out on strikes; Morgan grounded out (first unassisted);
Dunn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 4, Giants 5.


Standings At Close of Play of May 27, 2011

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies           51   32   19    0  .627     -   210  167
Florida Marlins                 49   29   20    0  .592   2.0   205  189
Atlanta Braves                  52   28   24    0  .538   4.5   201  170
New York Mets                   50   23   27    0  .460   8.5   201  226
Washington Nationals            50   22   28    0  .440   9.5   193  212

Washington Nationals 2, San Diego Padres 1

Day

Game Played on Friday, May 27, 2011 (N) at Nationals Park

SD  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  3  0
WAS N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  1  -   2  4  0
BATTING
San Diego Padres             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Denorfia rf                   4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Bartlett ss                   4   1   1   1       0   1       1   2
Ludwick lf                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Cantu 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Maybin cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
Headley 3b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
Johnson c                     3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
Gonzalez 2b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Forsythe pr,2b              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Richard p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Hawpe ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Tekotte pr                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Adams p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   3   1       2   8      24  11
BATTING - 
HR: Bartlett (1,9th inning off Storen 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 4.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bernadina cf,lf               3   0   1   0       1   0       0   0
Desmond ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   7
Werth rf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morse 1b                      4   1   2   1       0   0      14   0
Ramos c                       3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Espinosa 2b                   2   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
Hairston 3b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
  Ankiel cf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bixler lf                     2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Cora 3b                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Lannan p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Storen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   2   4   2       3   2      27  15
BATTING - 
HR: Espinosa (7,5th inning off Richard 0 on 0 out); Morse (6,9th inning off
Adams 0 on 0 out).
IBB: Bixler (2,by Richard).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Espinosa (4,2nd base off Richard/Johnson).
PITCHING
San Diego Padres             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Richard                       7     3   1   1   3   1   1  27
Qualls                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Adams L(2-1)                  0     1   1   1   0   0   1   1
Totals                        8     4   2   2   3   2   2  31
Adams faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
IBB: Richard (1,Bixler).
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lannan                        7.2   2   0   0   2   5   0  27
Storen W(4-1)                 1.1   1   1   1   0   3   1   5
Totals                        9     3   1   1   2   8   1  32
Umpires: HP - Ed Hickox, 1B - Ed Rapuano, 2B - Brian O'Nora, 3B - Alfonso Marquez
Ejections: Jerry Hairston by Ed Hickox
Time of Game: 2:11   Attendance: 21024
Starting Lineups:

   San Diego Padres              Washington Nationals     
1. Denorfia            rf        Bernadina           cf
2. Bartlett            ss        Desmond             ss
3. Ludwick             lf        Werth               rf
4. Cantu               1b        Morse               1b
5. Maybin              cf        Ramos               c
6. Headley             3b        Espinosa            2b
7. Johnson             c         Hairston            3b
8. Gonzalez            2b        Bixler              lf
9. Richard             p         Lannan              p

PADRES 1ST: Denorfia grounded out (shortstop to first); Bartlett
grounded out (third to first); Ludwick grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Bernadina grounded out (second to first); Desmond
flied to right; Werth flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Padres 0, Nationals 0.

PADRES 2ND: Cantu popped to second; Maybin struck out; Headley
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Morse singled to right; Ramos grounded out
(pitcher to first) [Morse to second]; Espinosa grounded out
(third to first); Hairston flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Padres 0, Nationals 0.

PADRES 3RD: On a bunt Johnson grounded out (pitcher to first);
Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first); Richard struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Bixler flied to center; Lannan flied to center;
On a bunt Bernadina singled to second; Desmond grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Nationals 0.

PADRES 4TH: Denorfia was called out on strikes; Bartlett was
called out on strikes; Ludwick walked; Cantu forced Ludwick
(third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 4TH: Werth grounded out (shortstop to first); Morse
lined to left; Ramos grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Nationals 0.

PADRES 5TH: On a bunt Maybin grounded out (pitcher to first);
Headley singled to center; Johnson forced Headley (third to
second); Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 5TH: Espinosa homered; Hairston flied to left; Bixler
grounded out (second to first); Lannan was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Nationals 1.

PADRES 6TH: Richard struck out; Denorfia grounded out (third to
first); Bartlett grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Nationals 1.

NATIONALS 6TH: Bernadina walked; Desmond flied to center; Werth
flied to right; Morse forced Bernadina (second to shortstop); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Padres 0, Nationals 1.

PADRES 7TH: Ludwick flied to left; Cantu grounded out (shortstop
to first); Maybin popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres
0, Nationals 1.

NATIONALS 7TH: Ramos flied to center; Espinosa walked; Hairston
flied to center; Nationals Jerry Hairston tried to call time
out started to step out of the batter's box; when HP umpire Ed
Hickox did not grant the time, Hairston jumped back in and swung
at the 2-2 pitch, hitting a fly to center field; Hairston stood
at the plate and argued with Hickox instead of running to first;
with Hairston still holding his bat, the argument got more
heated about the refusal of Hickox to call time; the Nationals
claimed that Padres pitcher Clayton Richard had been
quick-pitching batters all night; as Nationals manager Jim
Riggleman came out to the plate, Hickox ejected Hairston; his
motion almost hit Riggleman; the argument continued; Hairston
started back to the dugout and then tried to return; he was
escorted to the dugout by coaches Bo Porter and John McLaren
while crew chief Ed Rapuano talked with them; Espinosa stole
second; Bixler was walked intentionally; Lannan flied to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Padres 0, Nationals 1.

PADRES 8TH: BERNADINA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); ANKIEL
REPLACED HAIRSTON (PLAYING CF); CORA REPLACED BIXLER (PLAYING
3B); Headley flied to center; Johnson grounded out (third to
first); Gonzalez singled to right; FORSYTHE RAN FOR GONZALEZ;
HAWPE BATTED FOR RICHARD; Hawpe walked [Forsythe to second];
TEKOTTE RAN FOR HAWPE; STOREN REPLACED LANNAN (PITCHING);
Denorfia was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Padres 0, Nationals 1.

NATIONALS 8TH: FORSYTHE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); QUALLS
REPLACED TEKOTTE (PITCHING); Bernadina grounded out (second to
first); Desmond struck out (catcher to first); Werth grounded
out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 0, Nationals
1.

PADRES 9TH: Bartlett homered; Ludwick grounded out (shortstop to
first); Cantu struck out; Maybin struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Padres 1, Nationals 1.

NATIONALS 9TH: ADAMS REPLACED QUALLS (PITCHING); Morse homered;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Padres 1, Nationals 2.
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