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May 17

Nats Game Logs on this Date

Standings At Close of Play of May 17, 2005

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                  39   23   16    0  .590     -   188  136
Florida Marlins                 36   20   16    0  .556   1.5   163  124
Washington Nationals            39   21   18    0  .538   2.0   167  169
New York Mets                   40   21   19    0  .525   2.5   183  173
Philadelphia Phillies           40   18   22    0  .450   5.5   170  195

Milwaukee Brewers 8, Washington Nationals 2

Day

Game Played on Tuesday, May 17, 2005 (N) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

MIL N    2  4  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   8 12  0
WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   2  3  0
BATTING
Milwaukee Brewers            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Clark cf                      5   2   4   1       0   0       3   0
Spivey 2b                     4   2   1   0       1   0       1   4
Jenkins rf                    5   3   3   1       0   2       3   0
  Bottalico p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lee lf                        3   1   1   4       1   0       1   0
Overbay 1b                    3   0   1   1       2   0      14   0
Miller c                      5   0   0   1       0   1       4   0
Branyan 3b                    4   0   1   0       1   2       0   2
Hall ss                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   5
Obermueller p                 4   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  Magruder rf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       37   8  12   8       5   6      27  13
BATTING - 
2B: Overbay (10,off Vargas); Jenkins (9,off Day).
HR: Clark (5,1st inning off Vargas 0 on 0 out); Lee (8,2nd inning off Vargas
2 on 1 out).
SF: Lee (2,off Day).
GDP: Spivey (2,off Ohka).
IBB: Branyan (3,by Vargas); Overbay (5,by Day).
Team LOB: 8.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilkerson cf                  3   1   0   0       1   1       5   0
Carroll 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Johnson 1b                    4   1   2   2       0   0       6   0
Castilla 3b                   2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Blanco 3b                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Church rf                     3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Byrd lf                       3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Schneider c                   3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Guzman ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Vargas p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ohka p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Day p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baerga ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   2   3   2       1   4      27   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Guzman-Johnson.
BATTING - 
HR: Johnson (6,9th inning off Bottalico 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 2.
PITCHING
Milwaukee Brewers            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Obermueller W(1-0)            8     2   0   0   0   4   0  26
Bottalico                     1     1   2   2   1   0   1   5
Totals                        9     3   2   2   1   4   1  31
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Vargas L(0-1)                 1.1   7   6   6   2   1   2  13
Ohka                          5.2   2   0   0   1   4   0  19
Day                           2     3   2   2   2   1   0  11
Totals                        9    12   8   8   5   6   2  43
IBB: Vargas (1,Branyan); Day (2,Overbay).
Umpires: HP - John Hirschbeck, 1B - Kerwin Danley, 2B - Jim Reynolds, 3B - Wally Bell
Ejections: WAS Manager Frank Robinson by John Hirschbeck
Time of Game: 2:35   Attendance: 26427
Starting Lineups:

   Milwaukee Brewers             Washington Nationals     
1. Clark               cf        Wilkerson           cf
2. Spivey              2b        Carroll             2b
3. Jenkins             rf        Johnson             1b
4. Lee                 lf        Castilla            3b
5. Overbay             1b        Church              rf
6. Miller              c         Byrd                lf
7. Branyan             3b        Schneider           c
8. Hall                ss        Guzman              ss
9. Obermueller         p         Vargas              p

BREWERS 1ST: Clark homered; Spivey flied to left; Jenkins
singled to center; Lee walked [Jenkins to second]; Overbay
doubled to center [Jenkins scored, Lee to third]; Miller
grounded out (third to first); Branyan was walked intentionally;
Hall struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Brewers 2, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Wilkerson flied to left; Carroll lined to right;
Johnson flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 2,
Nationals 0.

BREWERS 2ND: Obermueller flied to right; Clark singled to right;
Spivey singled to center [Clark to second]; Jenkins singled to
right [Clark scored, Spivey to third]; Lee homered [Spivey
scored, Jenkins scored]; OHKA REPLACED VARGAS (PITCHING);
Overbay walked; Miller lined to left; Branyan popped to third; 4
R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 6, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Castilla grounded out (shortstop to first);
Church was called out on strikes; Byrd grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 6, Nationals 0.

BREWERS 3RD: Hall lined to right; Obermueller flied to center;
Clark singled to right; Spivey flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Brewers 6, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Schneider grounded out (second to first); Guzman
flied to right; Ohka grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 6, Nationals 0.

BREWERS 4TH: Jenkins struck out; Lee flied to center; Overbay
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Brewers 6, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 4TH: Wilkerson grounded out (second to first); Carroll
flied to right; Johnson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 6, Nationals 0.

BREWERS 5TH: Miller struck out; Branyan was called out on
strikes; Hall grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Brewers 6, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 5TH: Castilla grounded out (third to first); Church
flied to center; Byrd grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 6, Nationals 0.

BREWERS 6TH: BLANCO REPLACED CASTILLA (PLAYING 3B); Obermueller
grounded out (shortstop to first); Clark singled to left; Spivey
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Clark out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 6, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 6TH: Schneider grounded out (pitcher to first); Guzman
grounded out (first unassisted); Ohka grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 6, Nationals 0.

BREWERS 7TH: Jenkins was called out on strikes; Lee grounded out
(second to first); Overbay flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Brewers 6, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 7TH: Wilkerson struck out; Carroll singled to right;
Johnson singled to right [Carroll to second]; Blanco forced
Johnson (shortstop to second) [Carroll to third, Blanco to
first]; Nationals Manager Frank Robinson ejected by HP umpire
John Hirschbeck; Church grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Brewers 6, Nationals 0.

BREWERS 8TH: DAY REPLACED OHKA (PITCHING); Miller lined to
shortstop; Branyan singled to left; Hall flied to center;
Obermueller singled to left [Branyan to second]; Clark lined to
center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Brewers 6, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 8TH: Byrd was called out on strikes; Schneider struck
out; Guzman flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 6,
Nationals 0.

BREWERS 9TH: Spivey walked; Jenkins doubled to right [Spivey to
third]; Lee hit a sacrifice fly to center [Spivey scored,
Jenkins to third]; Overbay was walked intentionally; Miller
forced Overbay (shortstop to second) [Jenkins scored]; Branyan
struck out; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 8, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 9TH: BOTTALICO REPLACED JENKINS (PITCHING); MAGRUDER
REPLACED OBERMUELLER (PLAYING RF); BAERGA BATTED FOR DAY; Baerga
grounded out (second to first); Wilkerson walked; Wilkerson
advanced to second because of defensive indifference [Wilkerson
to second]; Carroll grounded out (shortstop to first) [Wilkerson
to third]; Johnson homered [Wilkerson scored]; Blanco flied to
right; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 8, Nationals 2.


Standings At Close of Play of May 17, 2006

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                   39   24   15    0  .615     -   196  162
Philadelphia Phillies           39   22   17    0  .564   2.0   187  190
Atlanta Braves                  40   20   20    0  .500   4.5   212  191
Washington Nationals            40   13   27    0  .325  11.5   170  202
Florida Marlins                 38   11   27    0  .289  12.5   180  216

Chicago Cubs 5, Washington Nationals 0

Day

Game Played on Wednesday, May 17, 2006 (N) at Wrigley Field

WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  1  2
CHI N    1  3  0    0  0  1    0  0  x  -   5  9  0
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Byrd cf                       3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Vidro 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       3   7
Johnson 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1      14   0
Guillen rf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Anderson rf                 3   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Zimmerman 3b                  2   0   0   0       1   1       0   2
Gonzalez c                    3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Jackson ss                    2   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Rodriguez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stanton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Day p                         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Fick ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Rauch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Clayton ss                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Totals                       28   0   1   0       4  10      24  17
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Zimmerman-Vidro-Johnson.
E: Zimmerman (4), Jackson (2).
BATTING - 
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Zimmerman (3,2nd base off Marshall/Barrett); Soriano 2 (8,2nd base off
Marshall/Barrett,3rd base off Marshall/Barrett).
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Pierre cf                     5   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Murton lf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Walker 1b                     2   0   1   2       2   0      10   2
Barrett c                     3   0   1   0       1   0       9   1
Ramirez 3b                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Perez 3b                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Jones rf                      4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Hairston 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Cedeno ss                     4   1   1   1       0   0       2   3
Marshall p                    2   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Bynum ph                    1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Howry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Williamson p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Theriot ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eyre p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5   9   4       4   1      27  13
BATTING - 
2B: Jones (5,off Day).
HR: Bynum (1,6th inning off Rauch 0 on 0 out).
SH: Hairston (3,off Day).
GDP: Cedeno (4,off Day).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pierre (13,2nd base off Day/Gonzalez).
CS: Pierre (2,2nd base by Day/Gonzalez).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Day L(2-4)                    4     8   4   3   3   1   0  23
Rauch                         2     1   1   1   1   0   1   8
Rodriguez                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Stanton                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     9   5   4   4   1   1  37
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marshall W(3-1)               6     1   0   0   4   6   0  23
Howry                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Williamson                    1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Eyre                          1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Totals                        9     1   0   0   4  10   0  32
WP: Marshall (2).
Umpires: HP - Marvin Hudson, 1B - Ed Montague, 2B - Jerry Layne, 3B - Mark Wegner
Ejections: Robert Fick by Marvin Hudson
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 39757
Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          Chicago Cubs             
1. Soriano             lf        Pierre              cf
2. Byrd                cf        Murton              lf
3. Vidro               2b        Walker              1b
4. Johnson             1b        Barrett             c
5. Guillen             rf        Ramirez             3b
6. Zimmerman           3b        Jones               rf
7. Gonzalez            c         Hairston            2b
8. Jackson             ss        Cedeno              ss
9. Day                 p         Marshall            p

NATIONALS 1ST: Soriano grounded out (second to first); Byrd
flied to center; Vidro lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Nationals 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: On a bunt Pierre singled to first; Pierre stole
second; Murton grounded out (second to first) [Pierre to third];
Walker lined to second; Barrett reached on an error by Zimmerman
[Pierre scored (unearned) (no RBI), Barrett to first]; Ramirez
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Nationals 0, Cubs 1.

NATIONALS 2ND: Johnson grounded out (second to first); Guillen
grounded out (third to first); Zimmerman struck out (catcher to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cubs 1.

CUBS 2ND: Jones doubled to left; Hairston out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Jones to third]; On a bunt Cedeno
singled to pitcher [Jones scored]; Marshall singled to shortstop
[Cedeno to second]; Pierre flied to left [Cedeno to third];
Murton walked [Marshall to second]; Walker singled to center
[Cedeno scored, Marshall scored, Murton to third]; Barrett
walked [Walker to second]; Ramirez flied to right; 3 R, 4 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cubs 4.

NATIONALS 3RD: Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Jackson flied to center; Day flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Nationals 0, Cubs 4.

CUBS 3RD: Jones singled to center; Hairston reached on an error
by Jackson [Jones to second, Hairston to first]; Cedeno grounded
into a double play (third to second to first) [Jones to third,
Hairston out at second]; Marshall grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cubs 4.

NATIONALS 4TH: PEREZ REPLACED RAMIREZ (PLAYING 3B); Soriano
lined to center; Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez left the
game due to an injured back; Byrd walked; Vidro forced Byrd
(second to shortstop) [Vidro to first]; Johnson grounded out
(first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cubs 4.

CUBS 4TH: ANDERSON REPLACED GUILLEN (PLAYING RF); Pierre singled
to shortstop; Nationals right fielder Jose Guillen left the
game due to an injured leg; Murton struck out; Pierre was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Walker walked;
Barrett singled to center [Walker to second]; Perez grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cubs 4.

NATIONALS 5TH: On a bunt Anderson grounded out (pitcher to
first); Zimmerman walked; Zimmerman stole second; Gonzalez was
called out on strikes; Jackson walked; FICK BATTED FOR DAY;
Marshall threw a wild pitch [Zimmerman to third, Jackson to
second]; Fick was called out on strikes; Nationals Robert
Fick ejected by HP umpire Marvin Hudson; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Nationals 0, Cubs 4.

CUBS 5TH: RAUCH REPLACED FICK (PITCHING); Jones grounded out
(second to first); Hairston popped to first; Cedeno grounded out
(pitcher to second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals
0, Cubs 4.

NATIONALS 6TH: Soriano singled to left; Soriano stole second;
Byrd struck out; Soriano stole third; Vidro struck out; Johnson
walked; Anderson struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 0,
Cubs 4.

CUBS 6TH: BYNUM BATTED FOR MARSHALL; Bynum homered; Pierre flied
to right; Murton grounded out (second to first); Walker walked;
Barrett flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0,
Cubs 5.

NATIONALS 7TH: HOWRY REPLACED BYNUM (PITCHING); Zimmerman
grounded out (third to first); Gonzalez grounded out (shortstop
to first); Jackson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cubs 5.

CUBS 7TH: RODRIGUEZ REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); CLAYTON
REPLACED RAUCH (PLAYING SS); Perez flied to right; Jones
grounded out (shortstop to first); Hairston grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cubs 5.

NATIONALS 8TH: WILLIAMSON REPLACED HOWRY (PITCHING); Clayton
grounded out (second to first); Soriano grounded out (first to
pitcher); Byrd struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0,
Cubs 5.

CUBS 8TH: STANTON REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); Cedeno grounded
out (shortstop to first); THERIOT BATTED FOR WILLIAMSON; Theriot
grounded out (third to first); Pierre grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cubs 5.

NATIONALS 9TH: EYRE REPLACED THERIOT (PITCHING); Vidro was
called out on strikes; Johnson was called out on strikes;
Anderson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cubs 5.


Standings At Close of Play of May 17, 2007

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                   40   26   14    0  .650     -   211  154
Atlanta Braves                  41   25   16    0  .610   1.5   197  177
Philadelphia Phillies           41   20   21    0  .488   6.5   208  193
Florida Marlins                 41   18   23    0  .439   8.5   198  218
Washington Nationals            41   15   26    0  .366  11.5   132  194

Washington Nationals 4, Atlanta Braves 3

Day

Game Played on Thursday, May 17, 2007 (D) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

ATL N    0  0  0    2  1  0    0  0  0  -   3  5  0
WAS N    0  0  0    1  1  2    0  0  x  -   4 11  0
BATTING
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Diaz lf                       4   0   2   1       0   0       0   0
Renteria ss                   3   1   1   0       1   0       2   2
C. Jones 3b                   4   1   1   2       0   1       0   1
A. Jones cf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Francoeur rf                  3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Woodward 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Yates p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Moylan p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  McCann ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Saltalamacchia c              3   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Thorman 1b                    3   1   1   0       0   0       7   2
James p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Paronto p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson 2b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Totals                       30   3   5   3       2   3      24  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Renteria-Johnson-Thorman.
BATTING - 
HR: C. Jones (11,4th inning off Chico 1 on 0 out).
SH: James (5,off Chico).
GDP: C. Jones (7,off Chico).
Team LOB: 3.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopez 2b                      4   1   3   1       1   1       3   2
Belliard ss                   3   0   0   0       1   1       0   4
  Traber p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fick 1b                     1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Zimmerman 3b                  4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Church lf                     3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
  Langerhans lf               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kearns rf                     3   0   1   1       1   1       2   0
Batista 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   1       9   0
  Colome p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Rauch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Flores c                      4   1   1   0       0   1       3   1
Logan cf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Chico p                       2   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Young ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Guzman pr,ss                1   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
Totals                       33   4  11   4       4   5      27  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Chico-Lopez-Batista.
BATTING - 
2B: Church (15,off James); Lopez (8,off James); Flores (4,off James).
3B: Lopez (2,off Paronto).
SH: Logan (2,off James).
GDP: Batista (1,off Yates).
Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Guzman (1,2nd base off Moylan/Saltalamacchia).
PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
James                         5.1   8   3   3   2   5   0  26
Paronto L(2-1)                0     2   1   1   0   0   0   2
Yates                         1.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   5
Moylan                        1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        8    11   4   4   4   5   0  38
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Chico W(3-4)                  6     5   3   3   2   1   1  24
Traber                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Colome                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Rauch SV(3)                   1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     5   3   3   2   3   1  33
Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Mike Everitt, 2B - Paul Nauert, 3B - Brian Gorman
Time of Game: 2:36   Attendance: 24631
Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Washington Nationals     
1. Diaz                lf        Lopez               2b
2. Renteria            ss        Belliard            ss
3. C. Jones            3b        Zimmerman           3b
4. A. Jones            cf        Church              lf
5. Francoeur           rf        Kearns              rf
6. Woodward            2b        Batista             1b
7. Saltalamacchia      c         Flores              c
8. Thorman             1b        Logan               cf
9. James               p         Chico               p

BRAVES 1ST: Diaz singled to left; Renteria singled to left [Diaz
to second]; C. Jones grounded into a double play (pitcher to
second to first) [Diaz to third, Renteria out at second]; A.
Jones flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Nationals
0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Lopez struck out; Belliard was called out on
strikes; Zimmerman lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
0, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Francoeur popped to second; Woodward flied to right;
Saltalamacchia was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Braves 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Church lined to right; Kearns flied to center;
Batista struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Thorman grounded out (shortstop to first); James
grounded out (second to first); Diaz flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Braves 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Flores grounded out (shortstop to first); Logan
flied to right; Chico singled to left; Lopez singled to center
[Chico to second]; Belliard popped to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Braves 0, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Renteria walked; C. Jones homered [Renteria scored];
A. Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); Francoeur grounded
out (shortstop to first); Woodward grounded out (pitcher to
shortstop to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals
0.

NATIONALS 4TH: Zimmerman singled to left; Church doubled
[Zimmerman to third]; Kearns struck out; Batista singled to left
[Zimmerman scored, Church to third]; Flores struck out; Logan
grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2,
Nationals 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Saltalamacchia flied to center; Thorman singled to
center; James out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Thorman to second]; Diaz singled to center [Thorman scored,
Diaz to second (on throw)]; Renteria grounded out (catcher
unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Nationals 1.

NATIONALS 5TH: Chico popped to shortstop; Lopez doubled to
center; Belliard walked; Zimmerman forced Belliard (pitcher to
second) [Lopez to third]; Church walked [Zimmerman to second];
Kearns singled to pitcher [Lopez scored, Zimmerman to third,
Church to second]; slow roller down the 3B line; James tried
to pick up the ball with his glove and tag Lopez coming down the
line; Batista popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Braves 3, Nationals 2.

BRAVES 6TH: C. Jones flied to center; A. Jones popped to first;
Francoeur walked; Woodward flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 3, Nationals 2.

NATIONALS 6TH: Flores doubled to left; Logan out on a sacrifice
bunt (first to second) [Flores to third]; YOUNG BATTED FOR
CHICO; PARONTO REPLACED JAMES (PITCHING); Young singled to left
[Flores scored]; infield in for Young easy ground ball to SS
but past the drawn-in infield; GUZMAN RAN FOR YOUNG; Lopez
tripled to left [Guzman scored]; YATES REPLACED WOODWARD
(PITCHING); JOHNSON REPLACED PARONTO (PLAYING 2B); Belliard
grounded out (second to first); infield in for Belliard;
Zimmerman popped to second; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3,
Nationals 4.

BRAVES 7TH: TRABER REPLACED BELLIARD (PITCHING); GUZMAN STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Saltalamacchia flied to left; Thorman
flied to center; Johnson grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Nationals 4.

NATIONALS 7TH: Church grounded out (first to pitcher); Kearns
walked; Batista grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Kearns out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
3, Nationals 4.

BRAVES 8TH: FICK REPLACED TRABER (PLAYING 1B); LANGERHANS
REPLACED CHURCH (PLAYING LF); COLOME REPLACED BATISTA
(PITCHING); Diaz grounded out (shortstop to first); Renteria
popped to pitcher; C. Jones was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Nationals 4.

NATIONALS 8TH: MOYLAN REPLACED YATES (PITCHING); Flores grounded
out (second to first); Logan batted right handed; Logan grounded
out (first unassisted); Guzman singled to third; Guzman stole
second; Lopez walked; Fick grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Nationals 4.

BRAVES 9TH: RAUCH REPLACED COLOME (PITCHING); A. Jones struck
out (catcher to first); Francoeur popped to second; MCCANN
BATTED FOR MOYLAN; McCann popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 3, Nationals 4.


Standings At Close of Play of May 17, 2008

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Florida Marlins                 42   24   18    0  .571     -   210  197
Philadelphia Phillies           44   24   20    0  .545   1.0   214  196
New York Mets                   40   21   19    0  .525   2.0   193  182
Atlanta Braves                  42   21   21    0  .500   3.0   200  161
Washington Nationals            44   18   26    0  .409   7.0   175  217

Baltimore Orioles 6, Washington Nationals 5

Day

Game Played on Saturday, May 17, 2008 (N) at Oriole Park at Camden Yards

WAS N    0  1  0    1  0  0    0  3  0  -   5  7  0
BAL A    1  0  3    0  2  0    0  0  x  -   6 14  0
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopez 2b                      5   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
Guzman ss                     4   1   1   0       1   0       5   4
Zimmerman 3b                  4   2   1   1       0   0       0   1
Young dh                      3   2   1   0       1   1       0   0
Boone 1b                      3   0   2   2       1   0       6   1
Flores c                      2   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
  Nieves c                    1   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Milledge cf                   3   0   0   1       0   1       3   0
Kearns rf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Pena lf                       4   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Perez p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hanrahan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rivera p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   5   7   5       4   5      24   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lopez-Guzman-Boone.
PB: Flores (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Boone (3,off Burres).
HR: Zimmerman (8,4th inning off Burres 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Milledge (5,by Johnson).
GDP: Zimmerman (3,off Burres).
Team LOB: 6.
Baltimore Orioles            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Roberts 2b                    4   1   2   0       1   0       2   3
Mora 3b                       4   2   2   1       1   0       3   5
Markakis rf                   4   1   2   3       1   0       0   0
Millar 1b                     4   1   2   0       0   1      12   0
Huff dh                       3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
R. Hernandez c                4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Payton lf                     4   1   1   2       0   0       1   0
Jones cf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Cintron ss                    4   0   4   0       0   0       2   4
Burres p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bradford p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sarfate p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sherrill p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   6  14   6       4   3      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Mora-Roberts-Millar.
BATTING - 
2B: Mora (9,off Perez); Roberts (12,off Perez).
HR: Markakis (8,3rd inning off Perez 1 on 0 out); Payton (4,5th inning off
Perez 1 on 2 out).
GDP: Mora (5,off Hanrahan).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Roberts (12,3rd base off Perez/Flores).
CS: Cintron (1,2nd base by Perez/Flores).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Perez L(1-4)                  5    11   6   6   2   2   2  26
Hanrahan                      2     1   0   0   2   0   0   8
Rivera                        1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        8    14   6   6   4   3   2  39
Baltimore Orioles            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Burres W(4-4)                 6.2   4   2   2   2   3   1  25
Bradford                      1     2   2   2   0   0   0   5
Sarfate                       0     1   1   1   1   0   0   2
Johnson                       0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Sherrill SV(17)               1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   5   5   4   5   1  38
HBP: Johnson (1,Milledge).
Umpires: HP - Tim McClelland, 1B - Mike DiMuro, 2B - Larry Vanover, 3B - Mike Everitt
Ejections: Jesus Flores by Tim McClelland
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 32662
Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          Baltimore Orioles        
1. Lopez               2b        Roberts             2b
2. Guzman              ss        Mora                3b
3. Zimmerman           3b        Markakis            rf
4. Young               dh        Millar              1b
5. Boone               1b        Huff                dh
6. Flores              c         R. Hernandez        c
7. Milledge            cf        Payton              lf
8. Kearns              rf        Jones               cf
9. Pena                lf        Cintron             ss
   Perez               p         Burres              p

NATIONALS 1ST: Lopez grounded out (third to first); Guzman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Zimmerman lined to third; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 1ST: Roberts lined to right; Mora doubled to left;
Markakis singled to center [Mora scored]; Millar struck out;
Flores allowed a passed ball [Markakis to second]; Huff walked;
R. Hernandez forced Huff (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Nationals 0, Orioles 1.

NATIONALS 2ND: Young singled to center; Boone doubled to left
[Young to third]; Flores grounded out (second to first) [Young
scored, Boone to third]; Milledge grounded out (pitcher to
first); Kearns was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Nationals 1, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 2ND: Payton grounded out (third to first); Jones
grounded out (second to first); Cintron singled to right;
Cintron was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 1, Orioles
1.

NATIONALS 3RD: Pena grounded out (third to first); Lopez
grounded out (shortstop to first); Guzman flied to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 1, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 3RD: Roberts doubled to left; Roberts stole third; Mora
singled to left [Roberts scored]; Markakis homered [Mora
scored]; Millar singled to center; Huff popped to shortstop; R.
Hernandez struck out; Payton grounded out (shortstop to first);
3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 1, Orioles 4.

NATIONALS 4TH: Zimmerman homered; Young grounded out (third to
first); Boone lined to third; Flores flied to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2, Orioles 4.

ORIOLES 4TH: Jones lined to left; Cintron singled to center;
Roberts lined to shortstop; Mora walked [Cintron to second];
Markakis flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 2,
Orioles 4.

NATIONALS 5TH: Milledge struck out; Kearns popped to first; Pena
singled to center; Lopez forced Pena (shortstop to second); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 2, Orioles 4.

ORIOLES 5TH: Millar singled to third; Huff flied to center; R.
Hernandez flied to center; Payton homered [Millar scored]; Jones
singled to pitcher [Jones out at second (first unassisted)];
Perez fielded the ball along the 1B line and threw a fast ball
to Boone, who was hand-cuffed by the throw; 1B umpire DiMuro
called Jones out and then safe as the ball got away from Boone;
Jones threw his helmet down and then started towards CF to take
his fielding position; meanwhile, 1B coach John Shelby yelled
for Jones to get back on the bag; Boone picked up the ball and
tagged Jones; DiMuro call him safe and then was overruled by HP
umpire (and crew chief) McClelland; the play was ruled an error
on Boone but changed the next day to a single; 2 R, 3 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2, Orioles 6.

NATIONALS 6TH: Guzman walked; Zimmerman grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Guzman out at second]; Young
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2, Orioles 6.

ORIOLES 6TH: HANRAHAN REPLACED PEREZ (PITCHING); Cintron singled
to second; Roberts walked [Cintron to second]; Mora grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Cintron to
third, Roberts out at second]; Markakis walked; NIEVES REPLACED
FLORES (PLAYING C ); Millar grounded out (shortstop to
first); Nationals catcher Jesus Flores ejected by HP umpire
Tim McClelland; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 2, Orioles
6.

NATIONALS 7TH: Boone walked; Nieves popped to shortstop;
Milledge flied to center; BRADFORD REPLACED BURRES (PITCHING);
Kearns grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Nationals 2, Orioles 6.

ORIOLES 7TH: Huff flied to left; R. Hernandez lined to right;
Payton popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2,
Orioles 6.

NATIONALS 8TH: Pena singled to left; Lopez forced Pena (second
to shortstop); Guzman singled to left [Lopez to second];
Zimmerman forced Lopez (third unassisted) [Guzman to second];
SARFATE REPLACED BRADFORD (PITCHING); Young walked [Guzman to
third, Zimmerman to second]; Boone singled to left [Guzman
scored, Zimmerman scored, Young to second]; JOHNSON REPLACED
SARFATE (PITCHING); Nieves walked [Young to third, Boone to
second]; Milledge was hit by a pitch [Young scored, Boone to
third, Nieves to second]; Kearns struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Nationals 5, Orioles 6.

ORIOLES 8TH: RIVERA REPLACED HANRAHAN (PITCHING); Jones struck
out; Cintron singled to shortstop; Roberts singled to right
[Cintron to second]; Mora flied to center [Cintron to third];
Markakis flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 5,
Orioles 6.

NATIONALS 9TH: SHERRILL REPLACED JOHNSON (PITCHING); Pena
grounded out (shortstop to first); Lopez struck out; Guzman
popped to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 5, Orioles 6.

Standings At Close of Play of May 17, 2009

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                   37   21   16    0  .568     -   189  164
Philadelphia Phillies           36   20   16    0  .556   0.5   207  195
Atlanta Braves                  36   18   18    0  .500   2.5   156  165
Florida Marlins                 38   18   20    0  .474   3.5   174  193
Washington Nationals            36   11   25    0  .306   9.5   182  225

Philadelphia Phillies 8, Washington Nationals 6

Day

Game Played on Sunday, May 17, 2009 (D) at Nationals Park

PHI N    3  0  0    2  0  0    0  3  0  -   8 10  0
WAS N    3  2  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   6  9  1
BATTING
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rollins ss                    5   1   2   1       0   1       2   1
Utley 2b                      3   1   1   1       2   0       3   3
Ibanez lf                     4   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Howard 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   1       6   0
Werth rf                      5   2   2   1       0   1       3   0
Victorino cf                  3   1   1   2       1   1       1   0
Feliz 3b                      4   2   2   0       0   1       2   2
Ruiz c                        4   0   0   0       0   0       9   2
Park p                        1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Taschner p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Durbin p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Escalona p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stairs ph                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett ph                1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Eyre p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   8  10   6       4   6      27   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Feliz-Utley, Rollins-Utley-Howard.
BATTING - 
2B: Victorino (7,off Zimmermann); Utley (5,off Zimmermann); Bruntlett (4,off
Beimel).
SH: Taschner (1,off Zimmermann).
HBP: Howard (2,by Zimmermann).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rollins (4,2nd base off Zimmermann/Nieves).
CS: Rollins (4,2nd base by Zimmermann/Nieves).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Guzman ss                     5   3   3   0       0   1       1   2
Johnson 1b                    3   2   2   0       2   0       2   0
Zimmerman 3b                  3   0   0   1       1   1       2   0
Dunn rf                       4   1   1   2       1   3       5   0
Dukes cf                      1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Harris cf                   2   0   0   1       1   1       5   0
Willingham lf                 3   0   0   0       1   0       4   0
A. Hernandez 2b               4   0   2   0       0   0       2   1
Nieves c                      3   0   0   0       1   3       6   1
Zimmermann p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Cintron ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Villone p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Belliard ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tavarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Colome p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Beimel p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   6   9   5       7   9      27   6
FIELDING - 
E: Colome (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Dunn (6,off Park); Dukes (8,off Park).
SH: Zimmermann (3,off Taschner).
SF: Zimmerman (2,off Durbin).
HBP: Harris (3,by Taschner); Willingham (3,by Durbin).
GDP: Willingham (1,off Lidge).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: A. Hernandez (1,2nd base by Taschner/Ruiz).
PITCHING
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Park                          1.1   5   5   5   4   2   0  13
Taschner                      2.2   1   0   0   2   2   0  10
Durbin                        2     2   1   1   0   2   0   9
Escalona W(1-0)               1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Eyre                          1.1   0   0   0   1   2   0   5
Lidge SV(7)                   0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     9   6   6   7   9   0  42
WP: Park 2 (2).
HBP: Taschner (1,Harris); Durbin (4,Willingham).
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zimmermann                    5     7   5   5   3   6   0  25
Villone                       2     0   0   0   0   0   0   6
Tavarez L(0-3)                0     1   2   2   1   0   0   2
Colome                        0.1   1   1   1   0   0   0   2
Beimel                        1.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Totals                        9    10   8   8   4   6   0  41
Tavarez faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
HBP: Zimmermann (3,Howard).
Umpires: HP - Mike Reilly, 1B - Laz Diaz, 2B - Chuck Meriwether, 3B - Eric Cooper
Time of Game: 3:30   Attendance: 29577
Starting Lineups:

   Philadelphia Phillies         Washington Nationals     
1. Rollins             ss        Guzman              ss
2. Utley               2b        Johnson             1b
3. Ibanez              lf        Zimmerman           3b
4. Howard              1b        Dunn                rf
5. Werth               rf        Dukes               cf
6. Victorino           cf        Willingham          lf
7. Feliz               3b        A. Hernandez        2b
8. Ruiz                c         Nieves              c
9. Park                p         Zimmermann          p

PHILLIES 1ST: Rollins singled to right; Rollins was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Utley walked; Ibanez
flied to left; Howard singled to right [Utley to third]; Werth
singled to center [Utley scored, Howard to second]; Victorino
doubled to right [Howard scored, Werth scored]; Feliz was called
out on strikes; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 3, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Guzman singled to right; Johnson singled to left
[Guzman to second]; Zimmerman was called out on strikes; Dunn
doubled to right [Guzman scored, Johnson to third]; Park threw a
wild pitch [Johnson scored, Dunn to third]; Dukes doubled to
right [Dunn scored]; Willingham walked while Dukes advanced to
third on a wild pitch; A. Hernandez flied to center; Nieves
struck out; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 3, Nationals 3.

PHILLIES 2ND: HARRIS REPLACED DUKES (PLAYING CF); Ruiz flied to
right; Nationals right fielder Elijah Dukes left the game due
to an injured groin; Park struck out; Rollins struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 3, Nationals 3.

NATIONALS 2ND: Zimmermann grounded out (third to first); Guzman
singled to center; Johnson walked [Guzman to second]; Zimmerman
walked [Guzman to third, Johnson to second]; Dunn walked [Guzman
scored, Johnson to third, Zimmerman to second]; TASCHNER
REPLACED PARK (PITCHING); Harris was hit by a pitch [Johnson
scored, Zimmerman to third, Dunn to second]; Willingham lined
into a double play [Dunn out at second (third to second)]; 2 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 3, Nationals 5.

PHILLIES 3RD: Utley walked; Ibanez walked [Utley to second];
Howard struck out; Werth struck out; Victorino forced Ibanez
(pitcher to shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Phillies 3, Nationals 5.

NATIONALS 3RD: A. Hernandez singled to left; A. Hernandez was
caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Nieves walked;
Zimmermann out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Nieves
to second]; Guzman popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Phillies 3, Nationals 5.

PHILLIES 4TH: Feliz singled to left; Ruiz flied to center;
Taschner out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Feliz to
second]; Rollins singled to left [Feliz scored]; Rollins stole
second; Utley doubled to right [Rollins scored]; Ibanez popped
to third; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 5, Nationals 5.

NATIONALS 4TH: Johnson walked; Zimmerman flied to right; Dunn
struck out; Harris was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Phillies 5, Nationals 5.

PHILLIES 5TH: Howard was hit by a pitch; Werth flied to right;
Victorino was called out on strikes; Feliz flied to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 5, Nationals 5.

NATIONALS 5TH: DURBIN REPLACED TASCHNER (PITCHING); Willingham
was hit by a pitch; A. Hernandez popped to third; Nieves struck
out; CINTRON BATTED FOR ZIMMERMANN; Cintron forced Willingham
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 5,
Nationals 5.

PHILLIES 6TH: VILLONE REPLACED CINTRON (PITCHING); Ruiz flied to
center; Durbin flied to right; Rollins flied to center; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 5, Nationals 5.

NATIONALS 6TH: Guzman singled to right; Johnson singled to right
[Guzman to third]; Zimmerman out on a sacrifice fly to right
[Guzman scored]; Dunn struck out; Harris popped to pitcher; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 5, Nationals 6.

PHILLIES 7TH: Utley grounded out (second to first); Ibanez flied
to left; Howard popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies
5, Nationals 6.

NATIONALS 7TH: ESCALONA REPLACED DURBIN (PITCHING); Willingham
popped to first; Debut game for Sergio Escalona; A.
Hernandez singled to right; Nieves struck out; BELLIARD BATTED
FOR VILLONE; Belliard popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Phillies 5, Nationals 6.

PHILLIES 8TH: TAVAREZ REPLACED BELLIARD (PITCHING); Werth
singled to left; Victorino walked [Werth to second]; COLOME
REPLACED TAVAREZ (PITCHING); On a bunt Feliz singled to pitcher
[Werth scored (error by Colome) (no RBI), Victorino scored (no
RBI), Feliz to third]; it appeared that Ryan Zimmerman would
field the bunt but pitcher Jesus Colome picked it up and threw
to 1B; Anderson Hernandez, covering the bag on the sacrifice
attempt, appeared to not see the throw, which was right at the
bag; Hernandez jumped out of the way of the batter/runner and
the ball sailed down the right field line; Ruiz flied to
center; STAIRS BATTED FOR ESCALONA; BEIMEL REPLACED COLOME
(PITCHING); BRUNTLETT BATTED FOR STAIRS; Bruntlett doubled to
left [Feliz scored]; Rollins flied to left; Utley flied to
center; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 8, Nationals 6.

NATIONALS 8TH: EYRE REPLACED BRUNTLETT (PITCHING); Guzman struck
out; Johnson flied to right; Zimmerman grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 8, Nationals 6.

PHILLIES 9TH: Ibanez flied to right; Howard flied to left; Werth
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Phillies 8, Nationals 6.

NATIONALS 9TH: Dunn struck out; Harris walked; LIDGE REPLACED
EYRE (PITCHING); Willingham grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Harris out at second]; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 8, Nationals 6.

Standings At Close of Play of May 17, 2010

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies           37   24   13    0  .649     -   212  144
Washington Nationals            39   20   19    0  .513   5.0   166  184
Florida Marlins                 39   20   19    0  .513   5.0   181  171
New York Mets                   39   19   20    0  .487   6.0   170  163
Atlanta Braves                  38   18   20    0  .474   6.5   171  160

St. Louis Cardinals 6, Washington Nationals 2

Day

Game Played on Monday, May 17, 2010 (N) at Busch Stadium III

WAS N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  0  0  -   2  8  0
STL N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  2  x  -   6  9  2
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harris rf                     3   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
  Gonzalez ph                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dunn ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Slaten p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Storen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Capps p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Guzman 2b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   3
Zimmerman 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Willingham lf                 3   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Rodriguez c                   4   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Kennedy 1b                    4   1   2   0       0   0       9   1
Desmond ss                    4   1   4   0       0   0       0   4
Bernadina cf                  3   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Stammen p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Morse ph,rf                 2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   8   1       1   7      24  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Desmond-Guzman-Kennedy.
BATTING - 
2B: Kennedy (6,off Franklin).
SH: Bernadina (1,off Miller).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Harris (2,2nd base by Lohse/Molina).
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopez ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Ludwick rf                    3   0   1   0       0   1       5   0
Holliday lf                   3   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Pujols 1b                     3   2   3   0       1   0      10   1
Rasmus cf                     4   2   2   1       0   1       1   0
Freese 3b                     3   1   1   2       0   1       0   2
Molina c                      4   0   1   2       0   0       7   1
Schumaker 2b                  3   0   1   1       1   0       2   4
Lohse p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Motte p                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  McClellan p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stavinoha ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Franklin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   6   9   6       3   6      27  10
FIELDING - 
E: Schumaker 2 (6).
BATTING - 
2B: Ludwick (9,off Stammen).
3B: Freese (1,off Stammen).
SH: Freese (4,off Capps).
HBP: Ludwick (3,by Storen).
GDP: Freese (6,off Stammen).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Molina (5,2nd base off Stammen/Rodriguez).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Stammen L(1-2)                6     6   4   4   2   4   0  25
Slaten                        0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   2
Storen                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Capps                         1     3   2   2   0   0   0   6
Totals                        8     9   6   6   3   6   0  36
HBP: Storen (1,Ludwick).
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lohse W(1-3)                  6     6   2   1   1   4   0  25
Miller                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Motte                         0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
McClellan                     1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Franklin                      1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9     8   2   1   1   7   0  36
Lohse faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
Umpires: HP - Gerry Davis, 1B - Sam Holbrook, 2B - Brian Knight, 3B - Greg Gibson
Ejections: WAS Coach Rick Eckstein by Gerry Davis
Time of Game: 2:53   Attendance: 38005
Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Harris              rf        Lopez               ss
2. Guzman              2b        Ludwick             rf
3. Zimmerman           3b        Holliday            lf
4. Willingham          lf        Pujols              1b
5. Rodriguez           c         Rasmus              cf
6. Kennedy             1b        Freese              3b
7. Desmond             ss        Molina              c
8. Bernadina           cf        Schumaker           2b
9. Stammen             p         Lohse               p

NATIONALS 1ST: Harris singled to right; Guzman flied to right;
Zimmerman flied to right; Harris was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Lopez grounded out (second to first); Ludwick
struck out; Holliday walked; Pujols singled to center [Holliday
to second]; Rasmus singled to right [Holliday scored, Pujols to
second]; Freese tripled to right [Pujols scored, Rasmus scored];
Molina singled to second [Freese scored]; Molina stole second;
Schumaker grounded out (first to pitcher); 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Nationals 0, Cardinals 4.

NATIONALS 2ND: Willingham walked; Rodriguez lined to right;
Kennedy lined to left; Desmond singled to right [Willingham to
second]; Bernadina grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 2ND: Lohse lined to second; Lopez struck out; Ludwick
doubled to right; Holliday grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cardinals 4.

NATIONALS 3RD: Stammen struck out; Harris grounded out (first
unassisted); Guzman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals
0, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 3RD: Pujols singled to center; Rasmus struck out;
Freese grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Pujols out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals
0, Cardinals 4.

NATIONALS 4TH: Zimmerman grounded out (shortstop to first);
Willingham struck out; Rodriguez grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: Molina flied to right; Schumaker grounded out
(first unassisted); Lohse grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Cardinals 4.

NATIONALS 5TH: Kennedy singled to center; Desmond singled to
center [Kennedy to second]; Bernadina singled to second [Kennedy
scored (error by Schumaker), Desmond to third, Bernadina to
second]; Stammen was called out on strikes; Nationals Batting
Coach Rick Eckstein ejected by HP umpire Gerry Davis; Harris
grounded out (second to first) [Desmond scored (unearned),
Bernadina to third]; Guzman grounded out (second to first); 2 R
(1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 2, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Lopez grounded out (shortstop to first); Ludwick
flied to center; Holliday flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Nationals 2, Cardinals 4.

NATIONALS 6TH: Zimmerman flied to right; Willingham popped to
first; Rodriguez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Nationals 2, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Pujols walked; Rasmus flied to center; Freese was
called out on strikes; Molina forced Pujols (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 2, Cardinals 4.

NATIONALS 7TH: Kennedy reached on an error by Schumaker; Desmond
singled to right [Kennedy to second]; MILLER REPLACED LOHSE
(PITCHING); Bernadina out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first)
[Kennedy to third, Desmond to second]; MORSE BATTED FOR STAMMEN;
Morse popped to second; GONZALEZ BATTED FOR HARRIS; MOTTE
REPLACED MILLER (PITCHING); DUNN BATTED FOR GONZALEZ; Dunn
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 2, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: SLATEN REPLACED DUNN (PITCHING); MORSE STAYED IN
GAME (PLAYING RF); Schumaker walked; Motte struck out; STOREN
REPLACED SLATEN (PITCHING); Lopez flied to left; Debut game
for Drew Storen; Ludwick was hit by a pitch [Schumaker to
second]; Holliday struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals
2, Cardinals 4.

NATIONALS 8TH: MCCLELLAN REPLACED MOTTE (PITCHING); Guzman flied
to center; Zimmerman flied to right; Willingham struck out; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2, Cardinals 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: CAPPS REPLACED STOREN (PITCHING); Pujols singled
to third; Rasmus singled to center [Pujols to second]; Freese
out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted) [Pujols to third,
Rasmus to second]; Molina grounded out (second to first) [Pujols
scored, Rasmus to third]; Schumaker singled to center [Rasmus
scored]; STAVINOHA BATTED FOR MCCLELLAN; Stavinoha grounded out
(third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 2, Cardinals
6.

NATIONALS 9TH: FRANKLIN REPLACED STAVINOHA (PITCHING); Rodriguez
grounded out (second to first); Kennedy doubled to right;
Desmond singled to left [Kennedy to third]; Bernadina struck
out; Desmond advanced to second because of defensive
indifference [Desmond to second]; Morse grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 2, Cardinals 6.

Standings At Close of Play of May 17, 2011

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies           41   25   16    0  .610     -   168  134
Florida Marlins                 40   24   16    0  .600   0.5   174  157
Atlanta Braves                  44   25   19    0  .568   1.5   183  139
Washington Nationals            41   20   21    0  .488   5.0   157  168
New York Mets                   41   19   22    0  .463   6.0   174  179

NO GAME FOR THE NATS ON THIS DATE

Standings At Close of Play of May 17, 2012

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                  39   24   15    0  .615     -   207  168
Washington Nationals            38   23   15    0  .605   0.5   140  126
New York Mets                   38   21   17    0  .553   2.5   161  182
Miami Marlins                   38   20   18    0  .526   3.5   144  144
Philadelphia Phillies           39   20   19    0  .513   4.0   159  151

Pittsburgh Pirates 5, Washington Nationals 3

Day

Game Played on Thursday, May 17, 2012 (N) at Nationals Park

PIT N    1  0  0    2  0  1    1  0  0  -   5 10  0
WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  3    0  0  0  -   3  6  0
BATTING
Pittsburgh Pirates           AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Tabata lf,rf                  4   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Walker 2b                     4   0   1   1       0   1       1   1
A. McCutchen cf               4   2   2   2       0   0       4   0
Alvarez 3b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Jones rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Grilli p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hanrahan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McGehee 1b                    3   1   0   0       1   1       4   1
Barajas c                     4   1   3   2       0   0      15   0
Harrison ss                   3   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Cruz p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  McLouth lf                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McDonald p                    2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Watson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Barmes ph,ss                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   5  10   5       2   7      27   6
BATTING - 
2B: Harrison (2,off Stammen).
HR: A. McCutchen 2 (5,1st inning off Zimmermann 0 on 2 out,6th inning off Zimmermann
0 on 0 out); Barajas (3,4th inning off Zimmermann 1 on 2 out).
SH: Barmes (3,off Stammen).
GDP: A. McCutchen (4,off Zimmermann); Tabata (2,off Mattheus).
Team LOB: 5.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Desmond ss                    5   0   0   0       0   4       1   3
Bernadina lf                  3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Stammen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burnett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tracy ph,1b                 0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Zimmerman 3b                  4   1   1   2       0   3       1   3
LaRoche 1b                    4   0   1   1       0   1       9   0
  Mattheus p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Harper rf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Espinosa 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       4   4
Ankiel cf                     2   0   0   0       2   2       2   0
Flores c                      3   1   2   0       0   1       7   1
Zimmermann p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lombardozzi ph,lf           3   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   6   3       4  14      27  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Desmond-Espinosa-LaRoche, Flores-Zimmerman-Tracy.
BATTING - 
2B: Flores (2,off McDonald); Lombardozzi (5,off McDonald); Espinosa (5,off
Cruz).
3B: LaRoche (1,off McDonald).
SH: Flores (1,off Cruz).
Team LOB: 7.
PITCHING
Pittsburgh Pirates           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
McDonald W(3-2)               5.2   4   3   3   1  11   0  22
Watson                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Cruz                          1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Grilli                        1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Hanrahan SV(8)                1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9     6   3   3   4  14   0  37
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zimmermann L(2-4)             6     7   4   4   1   6   3  25
Stammen                       1     1   1   1   1   0   0   5
Burnett                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Mattheus                      1     2   0   0   0   0   0   4
Totals                        9    10   5   5   2   7   3  37
WP: Zimmermann (1).
Umpires: HP - Alan Porter, 1B - Larry Vanover, 2B - Brian Gorman, 3B - Tony Randazzo
Time of Game: 3:01   Attendance: 25757
Starting Lineups:

   Pittsburgh Pirates            Washington Nationals     
1. Tabata              lf        Desmond             ss
2. Walker              2b        Bernadina           lf
3. A. McCutchen        cf        Zimmerman           3b
4. Alvarez             3b        LaRoche             1b
5. Jones               rf        Harper              rf
6. McGehee             1b        Espinosa            2b
7. Barajas             c         Ankiel              cf
8. Harrison            ss        Flores              c
9. McDonald            p         Zimmermann          p

PIRATES 1ST: Tabata struck out; Walker struck out; A. McCutchen
homered; Alvarez grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Desmond was called out on strikes; Bernadina
grounded out (second to first); Zimmerman struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Nationals 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Jones grounded out (second to first); McGehee flied
to center; Barajas singled to left; Harrison singled to center
[Barajas to second]; McDonald grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: LaRoche struck out; Harper struck out; Espinosa
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Nationals 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Tabata grounded out (second to first); Walker
singled to right; A. McCutchen grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Walker out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Ankiel struck out; Flores struck out; Zimmermann
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 1, Nationals 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Alvarez flied to left; Jones struck out; McGehee
walked; Barajas homered [McGehee scored]; Harrison popped to
first; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 4TH: Desmond was called out on strikes; Bernadina
grounded out (first to pitcher); Zimmerman was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 3, Nationals 0.

PIRATES 5TH: McDonald was called out on strikes; Tabata struck
out; Walker grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Pirates 3, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 5TH: LaRoche flied to center; Harper walked; Espinosa
flied to left; Ankiel struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates
3, Nationals 0.

PIRATES 6TH: A. McCutchen homered; Alvarez singled to shortstop;
Jones flied to right; McGehee struck out; Zimmermann threw a
wild pitch [Alvarez to second]; Barajas flied to center; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 6TH: Flores doubled to left; LOMBARDOZZI BATTED FOR
ZIMMERMANN; Lombardozzi doubled to left [Flores to third];
Desmond grounded out (third to first); Bernadina struck out;
Zimmerman singled to right [Flores scored, Lombardozzi scored,
Zimmerman to second (on throw to home)]; LaRoche tripled to left
[Zimmerman scored]; WATSON REPLACED MCDONALD (PITCHING); Harper
popped to catcher; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 4, Nationals 3.

PIRATES 7TH: STAMMEN REPLACED BERNADINA (PITCHING); LOMBARDOZZI
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Harrison doubled to left; BARMES
BATTED FOR WATSON; Barmes out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
second) [Harrison to third]; Tabata walked; Walker forced Tabata
(shortstop to second) [Harrison scored]; A. McCutchen grounded
out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5,
Nationals 3.

NATIONALS 7TH: CRUZ REPLACED HARRISON (PITCHING); BARMES STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Espinosa doubled to left; Ankiel walked;
Flores out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Espinosa to
third, Ankiel to second]; Lombardozzi grounded out (pitcher to
first); Desmond struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 5,
Nationals 3.

PIRATES 8TH: BURNETT REPLACED STAMMEN (PITCHING); Alvarez struck
out; Jones grounded out (second to first); McGehee lined to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Pirates 5, Nationals 3.

NATIONALS 8TH: TABATA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); GRILLI
REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); MCLOUTH REPLACED CRUZ (PLAYING LF);
TRACY BATTED FOR BURNETT; Tracy walked; Zimmerman was called out
on strikes; LaRoche flied to center; Harper flied to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5, Nationals 3.

PIRATES 9TH: TRACY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); MATTHEUS
REPLACED LAROCHE (PITCHING); Barajas singled to right; McLouth
popped to shortstop; Barmes singled to right [Barajas to
second]; Tabata grounded into a double play (catcher to third to
first) [Barajas out at third]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Pirates 5,
Nationals 3.

NATIONALS 9TH: HANRAHAN REPLACED GRILLI (PITCHING); Espinosa
grounded out (shortstop to first); Ankiel walked; Flores singled
to second [Ankiel to second]; Lombardozzi popped to third;
Desmond struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Pirates 5, Nationals
3.
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