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Jul 21

Nats Box Scores on this Date

Standings At Close of Play of July 21, 2005

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                  96   54   42    0  .563     -   451  370
Washington Nationals            96   54   42    0  .563     -   382  388
New York Mets                   95   49   46    0  .516   4.5   424  394
Philadelphia Phillies           96   49   47    0  .510   5.0   455  457
Florida Marlins                 93   47   46    0  .505   5.5   430  419

Houston Astros 3, Washington Nationals 2

Day

Game Played on Thursday, July 21, 2005 (N) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  2    0  0  0  -   3 11  0
WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   2  8  1
BATTING
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    5   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       2   6
Berkman rf,1b                 4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Lamb 1b                       4   1   1   1       0   0       8   0
  Lane rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Palmeiro lf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Everett ss                    4   2   2   0       0   0       3   3
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
Oswalt p                      3   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Vizcaino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   3  11   2       0   3      27  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Ensberg-Biggio-Lamb, Biggio-Everett-Lamb, Everett-Biggio-Lamb.
BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (27,off Loaiza).
HR: Lamb (4,6th inning off Loaiza 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Everett (11,2nd base off Loaiza/Schneider).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Carroll ss,3b                 3   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Vidro 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Guillen rf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
Church lf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Wilson cf                     4   1   2   2       0   2       5   0
Wilkerson 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       8   2
Schneider c                   4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Baerga 3b                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eischen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carrasco p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Loaiza p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Guzman ss                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   2   8   2       0   7      27   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Guillen-Wilkerson, Wilkerson-Schneider.
E: Baerga (6).
BATTING - 
HR: Wilson (17,9th inning off Lidge 1 on 1 out).
HBP: Baerga (6,by Oswalt); Carroll (2,by Oswalt).
GDP: Vidro (5,off Oswalt); Guillen (9,off Oswalt); Wilkerson (5,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(13-8)                8     6   0   0   0   6   0  29
Lidge SV(22)                  1     2   2   2   0   1   1   5
Totals                        9     8   2   2   0   7   1  34
WP: Lidge (6).
HBP: Oswalt 2 (6,Baerga,Carroll).
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Loaiza L(6-6)                 7    11   3   2   0   2   1  31
Eischen                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Carrasco                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    11   3   2   0   3   1  37
Umpires: HP - Marty Foster, 1B - James Hoye, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - Troy Fullwood
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 36840
Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Washington Nationals     
1. Taveras             cf        Carroll             ss
2. Biggio              2b        Vidro               2b
3. Berkman             rf        Guillen             rf
4. Ensberg             3b        Church              lf
5. Lamb                1b        Wilson              cf
6. Palmeiro            lf        Wilkerson           1b
7. Everett             ss        Schneider           c
8. Ausmus              c         Baerga              3b
9. Oswalt              p         Loaiza              p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras singled to right; Biggio flied into a double
play [Taveras out at first (right to first)]; Berkman struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Carroll struck out; Vidro grounded out (pitcher
to first); Guillen was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Nationals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ensberg flied to right; Lamb grounded out (shortstop
to first); Palmeiro singled to right; Everett forced Palmeiro
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Church grounded out (second to first); Wilson
struck out; Wilkerson singled to left; Schneider singled to
right [Wilkerson to third]; Baerga was hit by a pitch [Schneider
to second]; Loaiza was called out on strikes; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Astros 0, Nationals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Ausmus was called out on strikes; Oswalt lined to
second; On a bunt Taveras grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Carroll was hit by a pitch; Vidro grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Carroll out at second];
Guillen flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Nationals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Biggio singled to center; Berkman singled to left
[Biggio to second]; Ensberg flied to center; Lamb lined to left;
Palmeiro flied to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 0,
Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 4TH: Church flied to left; Wilson struck out;
Wilkerson flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0,
Nationals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Everett singled to right; Ausmus singled to left
[Everett to second]; On a bunt Oswalt reached on a fielder's
choice [Everett scored (error by Baerga; assist by Wilkerson)
(unearned), Ausmus to second]; On a bunt Taveras singled to
third [Ausmus to third, Oswalt to second]; Biggio flied to
right; Berkman popped to catcher; Ensberg flied to center; 1 R
(0 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 5TH: Schneider popped to shortstop; Baerga grounded
out (first unassisted); Loaiza struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Nationals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Lamb homered; Palmeiro flied to center; Everett
singled to third; Everett stole second; Ausmus lined to first;
Oswalt singled to center [Everett scored]; Taveras flied to
right; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 6TH: Carroll singled to right; Vidro singled to center
[Carroll to second]; Guillen grounded into a double play (second
to shortstop to first) [Carroll to third, Vidro out at second];
Church grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 3, Nationals 0.

ASTROS 7TH: Biggio doubled to center; Berkman flied to center
[Biggio to third]; Ensberg hit into a double play [Biggio out at
home (first to catcher)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 7TH: Wilson singled to center; Wilkerson grounded into
a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Wilson out at
second]; Schneider singled to center; Baerga popped to
shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Nationals 0.

ASTROS 8TH: CARROLL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); EISCHEN
REPLACED BAERGA (PITCHING); GUZMAN REPLACED LOAIZA (PLAYING SS);
Lamb flied to center; Palmeiro was called out on strikes;
Everett grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 8TH: Guzman grounded out (shortstop to first); Carroll
flied to right; Vidro flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 3, Nationals 0.

ASTROS 9TH: CARRASCO REPLACED EISCHEN (PITCHING); Ausmus
grounded out (shortstop to first); VIZCAINO BATTED FOR OSWALT;
Vizcaino grounded out (first unassisted); Taveras flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 9TH: BERKMAN CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); LANE
REPLACED LAMB (PLAYING RF); LIDGE REPLACED VIZCAINO (PITCHING);
Guillen struck out; Church singled to right; Lidge threw a wild
pitch [Church to second]; Wilson homered [Church scored];
Wilkerson grounded out (second to first); Schneider flied to
right; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Nationals 2.

Standings At Close of Play of July 21, 2006

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                   96   58   38    0  .604     -   517  435
Atlanta Braves                  96   45   51    0  .469  13.0   513  491
Philadelphia Phillies           94   44   50    0  .468  13.0   466  494
Florida Marlins                 95   43   52    0  .453  14.5   440  456
Washington Nationals            97   41   56    0  .423  17.5   441  505

Washington Nationals 7, Chicago Cubs 6

Day

Game Played on Friday, July 21, 2006 (N) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

CHI N    0  1  1    1  0  0    3  0  0  -   6  9  1
WAS N    1  3  0    0  0  0    0  3  x  -   7 11  1
BATTING
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Pierre cf                     4   1   2   1       0   0       2   0
Walker 2b                     3   0   0   1       2   0       3   5
Barrett c                     4   1   2   0       0   1       5   1
Ramirez 3b                    4   2   2   3       0   0       0   2
Jones rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Mabry 1b                      4   1   1   1       0   0       8   2
Murton lf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Cedeno ss                     4   1   1   0       0   1       1   0
Prior p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rusch p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Pagan ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Novoa p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ohman p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eyre p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Howry p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nevin ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   6   9   6       2   3      24  10
FIELDING - 
E: Walker (7).
BATTING - 
2B: Cedeno (11,off Astacio); Pierre (19,off Stanton).
HR: Ramirez 2 (19,2nd inning off Astacio 0 on 0 out,7th inning off Gryboski
1 on 2 out); Mabry (2,4th inning off Astacio 0 on 1 out).
SH: Prior (1,off Astacio).
SF: Pierre (1,off Astacio).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pierre (36,3rd base off Stanton/Schneider).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    3   2   1   0       1   2       2   0
Anderson 2b                   4   1   2   3       1   1       2   1
Zimmerman 3b                  3   0   1   1       1   0       2   0
Johnson 1b                    5   1   1   0       0   1       9   0
Escobar cf                    5   0   2   2       0   0       7   0
  Dorta pr                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kearns rf,cf                  2   0   1   0       2   0       1   0
Schneider c                   3   1   1   0       0   0       2   1
  Matos ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rauch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lopez ss                      4   1   2   0       0   0       1   2
Astacio p                     1   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Stanton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gryboski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Fick c                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                       32   7  11   6       5   5      27   6
FIELDING - 
E: Kearns (3).
BATTING - 
2B: Lopez (15,off Prior); Anderson (8,off Prior).
SH: Astacio (3,off Prior).
SF: Zimmerman (4,off Howry).
HBP: Soriano (3,by Prior); Astacio (1,by Prior).
Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Soriano 2 (25,2nd base off Prior/Barrett,3rd base off Howry/Barrett); Escobar
(1,2nd base off Novoa/Barrett).
CS: Dorta (1,2nd base by Howry/Barrett).
PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Prior                         3.1   4   4   4   3   2   0  19
Rusch                         2.2   1   0   0   1   2   0  10
Novoa                         0.1   2   0   0   1   0   0   4
Ohman                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Eyre                          0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Howry L(3-3)                  0.2   4   3   3   0   0   0   5
Totals                        8    11   7   7   5   5   0  41
WP: Prior 2 (3).
HBP: Prior 2 (4,Soriano,Astacio).
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Astacio                       6.1   6   3   3   2   2   2  27
Stanton                       0.1   1   1   1   0   0   0   2
Gryboski                      0.1   2   2   2   0   0   1   3
Rauch W(3-1)                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Cordero SV(15)                1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     9   6   6   2   3   3  38
Umpires: HP - Rick Reed, 1B - Tim Tschida, 2B - Ted Barrett, 3B - Laz Diaz
Time of Game: 3:18   Attendance: 35442
Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Washington Nationals     
1. Pierre              cf        Soriano             lf
2. Walker              2b        Anderson            2b
3. Barrett             c         Zimmerman           3b
4. Ramirez             3b        Johnson             1b
5. Jones               rf        Escobar             cf
6. Mabry               1b        Kearns              rf
7. Murton              lf        Schneider           c
8. Cedeno              ss        Lopez               ss
9. Prior               p         Astacio             p

CUBS 1ST: Pierre popped to first; Walker flied to center;
Barrett struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Soriano was hit by a pitch; Soriano stole second;
Anderson walked; Zimmerman flied to center; Prior threw a wild
pitch [Soriano to third, Anderson to second]; Johnson struck
out; Prior threw a wild pitch [Soriano scored, Anderson to
third]; Escobar grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cubs 0, Nationals 1.

CUBS 2ND: Ramirez homered; Jones popped to shortstop; Mabry
flied to left; Murton grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, Nationals 1.

NATIONALS 2ND: Kearns singled to shortstop; Schneider forced
Kearns (second to shortstop); Lopez doubled to left [Schneider
to third]; Astacio was hit by a pitch; Soriano struck out;
Anderson doubled to left [Schneider scored, Lopez scored,
Astacio scored]; Zimmerman flied to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 1, Nationals 4.

CUBS 3RD: Cedeno doubled to left; Prior out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Cedeno to third]; Pierre hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Cedeno scored]; Walker walked; Barrett singled to
left [Walker to second]; Ramirez forced Walker (third
unassisted) [Barrett to second, Ramirez to first]; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, Nationals 4.

NATIONALS 3RD: Johnson grounded out (second to first); Escobar
popped to first; Kearns walked; Schneider grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 2, Nationals 4.

CUBS 4TH: Jones was called out on strikes; Mabry homered; Murton
flied to center; Cedeno flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cubs 3, Nationals 4.

NATIONALS 4TH: Lopez singled to right; Astacio out on a
sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Lopez to second]; Soriano
walked; RUSCH REPLACED PRIOR (PITCHING); Anderson grounded out
(second to first) [Lopez to third, Soriano to second]; Zimmerman
walked; Johnson grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
3 LOB.  Cubs 3, Nationals 4.

CUBS 5TH: Rusch popped to third; Pierre singled to right [Pierre
to second (error by Kearns)]; Walker walked; Barrett flied to
center; Ramirez popped to catcher; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs
3, Nationals 4.

NATIONALS 5TH: Escobar flied to right; Kearns grounded out
(third to first); Schneider singled to center; Lopez flied to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Nationals 4.

CUBS 6TH: Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); Mabry flied
to center; Murton singled to left; Cedeno flied to center; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 3, Nationals 4.

NATIONALS 6TH: Astacio grounded out (third to first); Soriano
struck out; Anderson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 3, Nationals 4.

CUBS 7TH: PAGAN BATTED FOR RUSCH; Pagan grounded out (first
unassisted); STANTON REPLACED ASTACIO (PITCHING); Pierre doubled
to center; Pierre stole third; Walker grounded out (first
unassisted) [Pierre scored]; GRYBOSKI REPLACED STANTON
(PITCHING); Barrett singled to center; Ramirez homered [Barrett
scored]; Jones grounded out (pitcher to first); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 6, Nationals 4.

NATIONALS 7TH: NOVOA REPLACED PAGAN (PITCHING); On a bunt
Zimmerman singled to pitcher; Johnson flied to center; Escobar
singled to second [Zimmerman to third (error by Walker)];
Escobar stole second; Kearns walked; OHMAN REPLACED NOVOA
(PITCHING); MATOS BATTED FOR SCHNEIDER; Matos popped to first;
Lopez lined to right; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Cubs 6, Nationals 4.

CUBS 8TH: RAUCH REPLACED MATOS (PITCHING); FICK REPLACED
GRYBOSKI (PLAYING C ); Mabry lined to center; Murton flied to
left; Cedeno struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6,
Nationals 4.

NATIONALS 8TH: EYRE REPLACED OHMAN (PITCHING); Fick struck out;
HOWRY REPLACED EYRE (PITCHING); Soriano singled to center;
Anderson singled to center [Soriano to second]; Soriano stole
third; Zimmerman popped out on a sacrifice fly to second
[Soriano scored]; Johnson singled to center [Anderson to third];
Escobar singled to left [Anderson scored, Johnson scored]; DORTA
RAN FOR ESCOBAR; Dorta was caught stealing second (catcher to
second); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Nationals 7.

CUBS 9TH: CORDERO REPLACED DORTA (PITCHING); KEARNS CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); WARD REPLACED RAUCH (PLAYING RF); NEVIN
BATTED FOR HOWRY; Nevin popped to second; Pierre popped to
first; Walker grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Cubs 6, Nationals 7.

Standings At Close of Play of July 21, 2007

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                   97   54   43    0  .557     -   443  412
Atlanta Braves                  98   52   46    0  .531   2.5   466  446
Philadelphia Phillies           97   49   48    0  .505   5.0   522  506
Florida Marlins                 98   47   51    0  .480   7.5   477  497
Washington Nationals            97   41   56    0  .423  13.0   367  474

Washington Nationals 3, Colorado Rockies 0

Day

Game Played on Saturday, July 21, 2007 (D) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

COL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  3  0
WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  1    2  0  x  -   3  6  0
BATTING
Colorado Rockies             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Carroll 2b                    3   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
  Matsui ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Holliday lf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Helton 1b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       8   0
Atkins 3b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Spilborghs rf                 1   0   0   0       2   0       3   0
Tulowitzki ss                 3   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Torrealba c                   3   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Lopez p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Affeldt p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sullivan ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ramirez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   0   3   0       3   4      24   8
BATTING - 
GDP: Holliday (16,off Bacsik); Tulowitzki (8,off Bacsik).
Team LOB: 4.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopez ss                      4   1   1   1       0   2       2   7
Belliard 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Zimmerman 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Church lf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Kearns rf                     2   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
Fick 1b                       2   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
  Jimenez ph                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rivera p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Schneider c                   3   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Logan cf                      2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Young ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Langerhans pr,cf            0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Bacsik p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Ayala p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Batista ph,1b               1   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
Totals                       28   3   6   3       2   4      27  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Lopez-Belliard-Fick, Lopez-Belliard-Fick.
BATTING - 
2B: Schneider (11,off Lopez); Zimmerman (21,off Lopez); Church (29,off Lopez).
HR: Lopez (5,6th inning off Lopez 0 on 1 out).
SH: Jimenez (3,off Affeldt).
IBB: Young (2,by Affeldt).
Team LOB: 4.
PITCHING
Colorado Rockies             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lopez L(5-3)                  6     5   3   3   1   3   1  23
Affeldt                       1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Ramirez                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     6   3   3   2   4   1  31
Lopez faced 2 batters in the 7th inning
IBB: Affeldt (7,Young).
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bacsik W(3-6)                 6.2   3   0   0   3   1   0  24
Ayala                         0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Rivera                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Cordero SV(18)                1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     3   0   0   3   4   0  31
Umpires: HP - Adrian Johnson, 1B - Jim Joyce, 2B - Rob Drake, 3B - Tim Tschida
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 31674
Starting Lineups:

   Colorado Rockies              Washington Nationals     
1. Taveras             cf        Lopez               ss
2. Carroll             2b        Belliard            2b
3. Holliday            lf        Zimmerman           3b
4. Helton              1b        Church              lf
5. Atkins              3b        Kearns              rf
6. Spilborghs          rf        Fick                1b
7. Tulowitzki          ss        Schneider           c
8. Torrealba           c         Logan               cf
9. Lopez               p         Bacsik              p

ROCKIES 1ST: On a bunt Taveras singled to third; Carroll singled
to center [Taveras to second]; Holliday grounded into a double
play (shortstop to second to first) [Taveras to third, Carroll
out at second]; Helton flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rockies 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Lopez popped to catcher; Belliard popped to
first; Zimmerman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rockies 0, Nationals 0.

ROCKIES 2ND: Atkins grounded out (shortstop to first);
Spilborghs flied to left; Tulowitzki grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Church popped to second; Kearns grounded out
(shortstop to first); Fick lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Rockies 0, Nationals 0.

ROCKIES 3RD: Torrealba singled to shortstop; On a bunt Lopez
struck out; Taveras grounded out (first unassisted) [Torrealba
to second]; Carroll flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Rockies 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Schneider doubled; Logan lined to right; Bacsik
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Schneider to third]; Lopez
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0,
Nationals 0.

ROCKIES 4TH: Holliday grounded out (shortstop to first); Helton
popped to shortstop; Atkins flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Rockies 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 4TH: Belliard flied to center; Zimmerman grounded out
(third to first); Church flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rockies 0, Nationals 0.

ROCKIES 5TH: Spilborghs walked; Tulowitzki grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Spilborghs out at
second]; Torrealba grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Rockies 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 5TH: Kearns flied to left; Fick grounded out (second
to first); Schneider singled to right; Logan forced Schneider
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Rockies 0,
Nationals 0.

ROCKIES 6TH: Lopez grounded out (shortstop to first); Taveras
popped to second; Carroll lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rockies 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 6TH: Bacsik was called out on strikes; Lopez homered;
Belliard flied to center; Zimmerman doubled to shortstop;
Zimmerman was picked off second (pitcher to shortstop); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 0, Nationals 1.

ROCKIES 7TH: Holliday lined to right; Helton walked; Atkins
lined to shortstop; Spilborghs walked [Helton to second]; AYALA
REPLACED BACSIK (PITCHING); Tulowitzki struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 0, Nationals 1.

NATIONALS 7TH: Church doubled to right; Kearns walked; AFFELDT
REPLACED LOPEZ (PITCHING); JIMENEZ BATTED FOR FICK; Jimenez out
on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Church to third, Kearns
to second]; Schneider grounded out (second to first); YOUNG
BATTED FOR LOGAN; Young was walked intentionally; LANGERHANS RAN
FOR YOUNG; BATISTA BATTED FOR AYALA; Batista singled to left
[Church scored, Kearns scored, Langerhans to second]; Lopez
struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Rockies 0, Nationals 3.

ROCKIES 8TH: RIVERA REPLACED JIMENEZ (PITCHING); LANGERHANS
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); BATISTA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
1B); On a bunt Torrealba grounded out (third to first); SULLIVAN
BATTED FOR AFFELDT; Sullivan was called out on strikes; Taveras
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Rockies 0, Nationals 3.

NATIONALS 8TH: RAMIREZ REPLACED SULLIVAN (PITCHING); Belliard
popped to first; Zimmerman flied to left; Church grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 0, Nationals
3.

ROCKIES 9TH: CORDERO REPLACED RIVERA (PITCHING); MATSUI BATTED
FOR CARROLL; Matsui flied to center; Holliday struck out; Helton
flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Rockies 0, Nationals 3.

Standings At Close of Play of July 21, 2008

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                   99   53   46    0  .535     -   481  446
Philadelphia Phillies           99   53   46    0  .535     -   492  417
Florida Marlins                 99   52   47    0  .525   1.0   476  505
Atlanta Braves                  99   47   52    0  .475   6.0   440  412
Washington Nationals            99   38   61    0  .384  15.0   379  482

The Nationals did not play on this date.

Standings At Close of Play of July 21, 2009

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies           91   53   38    0  .582     -   489  419
Atlanta Braves                  94   48   46    0  .511   6.5   416  392
Florida Marlins                 95   48   47    0  .505   7.0   426  447
New York Mets                   93   44   49    0  .473  10.0   390  438
Washington Nationals            93   27   66    0  .290  27.0   398  521

Washington Nationals 4, New York Mets 0

Day

Game Played on Tuesday, July 21, 2009 (N) at Nationals Park

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  7  0
WAS N    0  0  0    2  2  0    0  0  x  -   4  4  0
BATTING
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Pagan cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Castillo 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   0       3   2
Wright 3b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
Francoeur rf                  4   0   2   0       0   0       1   1
Tatis lf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Murphy 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
Santos c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Cora ss                       3   0   0   0       0   0       5   2
Perez p                       2   0   1   0       0   0       0   5
  Stokes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Berroa ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Parnell p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   0   7   0       0   1      24  13
FIELDING - 
PB: Santos (2).
BATTING - 
GDP: Castillo (10,off Lannan); Tatis (12,off Lannan).
Team LOB: 5.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan cf                     2   1   0   0       1   1       3   0
Guzman ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   7
Zimmerman 3b                  2   2   1   0       2   0       0   3
Dunn 1b                       4   1   2   1       0   1      12   0
  Johnson 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Willingham lf                 1   0   0   1       1   0       3   0
  Harris lf                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kearns rf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Gonzalez 2b                   3   0   0   1       0   0       2   5
Nieves c                      2   0   1   1       1   0       1   1
Lannan p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       24   4   4   4       6   4      27  16
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Gonzalez-Guzman-Dunn, Gonzalez-Dunn.
BATTING - 
SH: Lannan (5,off Perez).
SF: Gonzalez (3,off Perez); Willingham (1,off Perez).
HBP: Morgan (6,by Perez).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (29,2nd base off Perez/Santos).
CS: Morgan (13,2nd base by Perez/Santos).
PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Perez L(2-3)                  6     4   4   4   6   4   0  28
Stokes                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Parnell                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8     4   4   4   6   4   0  34
HBP: Perez (2,Morgan).
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lannan W(7-7)                 9     7   0   0   0   1   0  32
Umpires: HP - Doug Eddings, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Brian Knight, 3B - Hunter Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:09   Attendance: 23414
Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Washington Nationals     
1. Pagan               cf        Morgan              cf
2. Castillo            2b        Guzman              ss
3. Wright              3b        Zimmerman           3b
4. Francoeur           rf        Dunn                1b
5. Tatis               lf        Willingham          lf
6. Murphy              1b        Kearns              rf
7. Santos              c         Gonzalez            2b
8. Cora                ss        Nieves              c
9. Perez               p         Lannan              p

METS 1ST: Pagan singled to right; Castillo grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Pagan out at
second]; Wright flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: On a bunt Morgan grounded out (pitcher to first);
Guzman popped to shortstop; Zimmerman singled to left; Dunn
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Nationals 0.

METS 2ND: Francoeur grounded out (shortstop to first); Tatis
flied to right; Murphy singled to left; Santos forced Murphy
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Nationals
0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Willingham walked; Kearns struck out; Gonzalez
popped to shortstop; Nieves grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Nationals 0.

METS 3RD: Cora grounded out (shortstop to first); Perez singled
to left; Pagan flied to right; Castillo singled to center [Perez
to second]; Wright flied to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets
0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Lannan was called out on strikes; Morgan walked;
Morgan was picked off and caught stealing second (pitcher to
first to shortstop); Guzman grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Nationals 0.

METS 4TH: Francoeur singled to right; Tatis grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Francoeur out at second]; Murphy
flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 4TH: Zimmerman walked; Dunn singled to right
[Zimmerman to third]; Willingham popped to shortstop; Kearns
walked [Dunn to second]; Gonzalez forced Kearns (right to
shortstop) [Zimmerman scored, Dunn to third]; Nieves singled to
right [Dunn scored, Gonzalez to second]; Lannan grounded out
(pitcher to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 0, Nationals 2.

METS 5TH: Santos grounded out (third to first); Cora grounded
out (shortstop to first); On a bunt Perez grounded out (catcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Nationals 2.

NATIONALS 5TH: Morgan was hit by a pitch; Guzman flied to right;
Morgan stole second; Zimmerman walked; Dunn singled to right
[Morgan scored, Zimmerman to third]; Willingham out on a
sacrifice fly to center [Zimmerman scored]; Kearns forced Dunn
(shortstop to second); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Nationals
4.

METS 6TH: Pagan grounded out (third to first); Castillo grounded
out (shortstop to first); Wright singled to right; Francoeur
flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Nationals 4.

NATIONALS 6TH: Gonzalez grounded out (pitcher to first); Nieves
walked; Lannan out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Nieves to second]; Santos allowed a passed ball [Nieves to
third]; Morgan was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Nationals 4.

METS 7TH: Tatis grounded out (shortstop to first); Murphy
grounded out (second to first); Santos grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Nationals 4.

NATIONALS 7TH: STOKES REPLACED PEREZ (PITCHING); Guzman grounded
out (pitcher to first); Zimmerman grounded out (second to
first); Dunn popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0,
Nationals 4.

METS 8TH: JOHNSON REPLACED DUNN (PLAYING 1B); HARRIS REPLACED
WILLINGHAM (PLAYING LF); Cora grounded out (second to first);
BERROA BATTED FOR STOKES; Berroa struck out; Pagan flied to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Nationals 4.

NATIONALS 8TH: PARNELL REPLACED BERROA (PITCHING); Harris flied
to center; Kearns grounded out (shortstop to first); Gonzalez
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Nationals 4.

METS 9TH: Castillo lined to center; Wright flied to center;
Francoeur singled to left; Tatis grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Nationals 4.

Standings At Close of Play of July 21, 2010

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                  94   55   39    0  .585     -   433  366
New York Mets                   95   49   46    0  .516   6.5   411  381
Philadelphia Phillies           94   48   46    0  .511   7.0   435  410
Florida Marlins                 94   46   48    0  .489   9.0   421  408
Washington Nationals            95   41   54    0  .432  14.5   387  441

Washington Nationals 8, Cincinnati Reds 5

Day

Game Played on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 (N) at Great American Ball Park

WAS N    0  0  0    1  2  4    0  0  1  -   8  9  0
CIN N    0  0  1    0  0  2    1  1  0  -   5 10  1
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan cf                     4   0   1   2       1   0       2   0
Guzman 2b                     5   1   2   2       0   2       3   2
Dunn 1b                       4   1   0   0       1   1       4   0
  Kennedy 1b                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Zimmerman 3b                  5   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
Willingham lf                 3   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
  Burnett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clippard p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez ss                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Bernadina rf                  3   1   2   1       0   0       2   1
Rodriguez c                   4   0   0   0       0   0      13   0
Desmond ss                    3   2   1   2       0   1       1   2
  Capps p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Strasburg p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Storen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris lf                   1   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
Totals                       33   8   9   8       3   4      27   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bernadina-Rodriguez.
BATTING - 
2B: Zimmerman 2 (21,off Arroyo 2).
HR: Guzman (2,5th inning off Arroyo 1 on 2 out); Harris (5,9th inning off Rhodes
0 on 0 out).
SH: Strasburg 2 (2,off Arroyo 2).
SF: Bernadina (2,off Arroyo).
HBP: Desmond (3,by Arroyo).
Team LOB: 5.
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Phillips 2b                   4   1   1   0       1   1       1   1
Cabrera ss                    4   0   1   1       1   1       1   3
Votto 1b                      5   1   1   1       0   2       7   1
Gomes lf                      5   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Bruce rf                      5   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Cairo 3b                      2   0   2   2       2   0       0   1
Stubbs cf                     4   1   0   0       0   2       8   0
Hanigan c                     3   1   1   0       1   0       5   1
Arroyo p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Bray p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nix ph                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ondrusek p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heisey ph                   1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Rhodes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       36   5  10   5       5  12      27   7
FIELDING - 
E: Bray (1).
BATTING - 
3B: Phillips (3,off Strasburg).
Team LOB: 9.
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Strasburg W(5-2)              5.2   7   3   3   1   7   0  24
Storen                        0.2   2   1   1   1   2   0   5
Burnett                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Clippard                      1     0   1   1   2   1   0   5
Capps SV(24)                  1.1   1   0   0   1   2   0   6
Totals                        9    10   5   5   5  12   0  41
WP: Strasburg (2).
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Arroyo L(10-5)                5.2   6   7   7   3   1   1  27
Bray                          0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Smith                         0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Ondrusek                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Rhodes                        1     2   1   1   0   1   1   5
Totals                        9     9   8   8   3   4   2  40
HBP: Arroyo (3,Desmond).
Umpires: HP - Gary Cederstrom, 1B - Ed Hickox, 2B - Fieldin Culbreth, 3B - Marty Foster
Time of Game: 3:36   Attendance: 37868
Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          Cincinnati Reds          
1. Morgan              cf        Phillips            2b
2. Guzman              2b        Cabrera             ss
3. Dunn                1b        Votto               1b
4. Zimmerman           3b        Gomes               lf
5. Willingham          lf        Bruce               rf
6. Bernadina           rf        Cairo               3b
7. Rodriguez           c         Stubbs              cf
8. Desmond             ss        Hanigan             c
9. Strasburg           p         Arroyo              p

NATIONALS 1ST: Morgan grounded out (first unassisted); Guzman
lined to center; Dunn popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Nationals 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Phillips grounded out (shortstop to first); Cabrera
lined to shortstop; Votto was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Reds 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Zimmerman grounded out (shortstop to first);
Willingham grounded out (third to first); Bernadina singled to
left; Rodriguez forced Bernadina (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Gomes struck out; Bruce flied to center; Cairo walked;
Stubbs was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Nationals 0, Reds 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Desmond lined to right; Strasburg popped to
first; Morgan walked; Guzman struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Nationals 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Hanigan grounded out (pitcher to first); Arroyo struck
out; Phillips tripled to right; Cabrera singled to left
[Phillips scored]; Votto grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Reds 1.

NATIONALS 4TH: Dunn walked; Zimmerman doubled to left [Dunn to
third]; Willingham lined to center; Bernadina out on a sacrifice
fly to center [Dunn scored]; Rodriguez grounded out (shortstop
to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 1, Reds 1.

REDS 4TH: Gomes struck out; Bruce singled to right; Cairo
singled to right [Bruce to third, Cairo to second (on throw to
3b)]; Stubbs flied into a double play [Bruce out at home (right
to catcher)]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 1, Reds 1.

NATIONALS 5TH: Desmond was hit by a pitch; Strasburg out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Desmond to second]; Morgan
flied to right; Guzman homered [Desmond scored]; Dunn flied to
center; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: Hanigan lined to second; Arroyo struck out; Phillips
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 3, Reds 1.

NATIONALS 6TH: Zimmerman doubled to center; Willingham walked;
Bernadina singled to center [Zimmerman to third, Willingham to
second]; Rodriguez flied to center; Desmond singled to third
[Zimmerman scored, Willingham scored, Bernadina to second];
Strasburg out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher unassisted)
[Bernadina to third, Desmond to second]; BRAY REPLACED ARROYO
(PITCHING); Morgan singled to center [Bernadina scored, Desmond
scored]; Morgan was picked off first but was safe on an error by
Bray [Morgan to second]; Guzman struck out; 4 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Nationals 7, Reds 1.

REDS 6TH: Cabrera flied to left; Votto singled to left; Gomes
flied to right; Bruce singled to center [Votto to second];
Strasburg threw a wild pitch [Votto to third, Bruce to second];
Cairo singled to left [Votto scored, Bruce scored]; STOREN
REPLACED STRASBURG (PITCHING); Stubbs struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Nationals 7, Reds 3.

NATIONALS 7TH: Dunn grounded out (second to first); SMITH
REPLACED BRAY (PITCHING); Zimmerman flied to center; Willingham
lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 7, Reds 3.

REDS 7TH: Hanigan singled to right; NIX BATTED FOR SMITH; Nix
singled to left [Hanigan to second]; Phillips walked [Hanigan to
third, Nix to second]; Cabrera was called out on strikes;
BURNETT REPLACED WILLINGHAM (PITCHING); HARRIS REPLACED STOREN
(PLAYING LF); Votto grounded out (second to first) [Hanigan
scored, Nix to third, Phillips to second]; CLIPPARD REPLACED
BURNETT (PITCHING); Gomes struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Nationals 7, Reds 4.

NATIONALS 8TH: ONDRUSEK REPLACED NIX (PITCHING); Bernadina lined
to center; Rodriguez lined to center; Desmond struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 7, Reds 4.

REDS 8TH: Bruce flied to center; Cairo walked; Stubbs forced
Cairo (shortstop to second); Hanigan walked [Stubbs to second];
HEISEY BATTED FOR ONDRUSEK; GONZALEZ REPLACED CLIPPARD (PLAYING
SS); CAPPS REPLACED DESMOND (PITCHING); Heisey singled to center
[Stubbs scored, Hanigan to third]; Phillips forced Heisey
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 7, Reds
5.

NATIONALS 9TH: RHODES REPLACED HEISEY (PITCHING); Harris
homered; Morgan grounded out (first to pitcher); Guzman singled
to right; Dunn struck out; Zimmerman flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 8, Reds 5.

REDS 9TH: KENNEDY REPLACED DUNN (PLAYING 1B); Cabrera walked;
Votto struck out; Gomes flied to left; Bruce struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 8, Reds 5.

Standings At Close of Play of July 21, 2011

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies           97   61   36    0  .629     -   415  322
Atlanta Braves                  99   58   41    0  .586   4.0   408  351
New York Mets                   98   49   49    0  .500  12.5   430  422
Washington Nationals            98   48   50    0  .490  13.5   379  388
Florida Marlins                 99   47   52    0  .475  15.0   389  433

The Nationals did not play on this date.

Standings At Close of Play of July 21, 2012

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Washington Nationals            93   54   39    0  .581     -   390  331
Atlanta Braves                  94   52   42    0  .553   2.5   436  405
New York Mets                   94   47   47    0  .500   7.5   434  424
Miami Marlins                   94   44   50    0  .468  10.5   358  426
Philadelphia Phillies           95   41   54    0  .432  14.0   399  430

Atlanta Braves 4, Washington Nationals 0 (1)

Day

Game Played on Saturday, July 21, 2012 (D) at Nationals Park

ATL N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  1  2  -   4  9  1
WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
BATTING
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      5   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Prado lf                      4   0   2   0       1   1       0   0
Heyward rf                    3   0   0   0       2   1       3   0
Freeman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
McCann c                      2   1   1   1       2   0       8   0
Uggla 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   4       1   3
Francisco 3b                  4   0   2   0       0   1       0   1
Janish ss                     4   1   1   0       0   1       1   4
Sheets p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Hinske ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Medlen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Jones ph                    1   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
  Durbin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   9   3       5  10      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Janish-Uggla-Freeman, Janish-Freeman, Medlen-Freeman.
E: McCann (2).
BATTING - 
HR: McCann (16,2nd inning off Jackson 0 on 0 out); Jones (9,9th inning off
Mattheus 1 on 1 out).
IBB: McCann (5,by Mattheus).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bourn 2 (28,2nd base off Rodriguez/Flores,3rd base off Rodriguez/Flores);
Prado (12,2nd base off Rodriguez/Flores).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lombardozzi lf                4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Harper cf                     1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Bernadina cf                3   0   2   0       0   0       2   1
Zimmerman 3b                  3   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
Morse rf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
LaRoche 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   3       7   2
Desmond ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Espinosa 2b                   3   0   1   0       0   1       0   1
Flores c                      3   0   0   0       0   0      10   1
Jackson p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Moore ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rodriguez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mattheus p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  M. Gonzalez p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   0   6   0       3   8      27   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. LaRoche-Flores-Zimmerman.
BATTING - 
GDP: Morse (4,off Sheets); Espinosa (9,off Sheets).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Desmond (15,2nd base off Sheets/McCann); Bernadina (10,2nd base off Sheets/McCann).
PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sheets W(2-0)                 6     5   0   0   3   6   0  24
Medlen                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Durbin                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     6   0   0   3   8   0  33
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jackson L(5-6)                7     5   1   1   2   9   1  27
Rodriguez                     0     1   1   1   2   0   0   3
Mattheus                      1.2   3   2   2   1   1   1   8
M. Gonzalez                   0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     9   4   4   5  10   2  39
Rodriguez faced 2 batters in the 8th inning
WP: Jackson (1), Rodriguez (10).
IBB: Mattheus (3,McCann).
Umpires: HP - Brian O'Nora, 1B - David Rackley, 2B - Alfonso Marquez, 3B - Tom Hallion
Time of Game: 3:07   Attendance: 28745
Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Washington Nationals     
1. Bourn               cf        Lombardozzi         lf
2. Prado               lf        Harper              cf
3. Heyward             rf        Zimmerman           3b
4. Freeman             1b        Morse               rf
5. McCann              c         LaRoche             1b
6. Uggla               2b        Desmond             ss
7. Francisco           3b        Espinosa            2b
8. Janish              ss        Flores              c
9. Sheets              p         Jackson             p

BRAVES 1ST: Bourn struck out; Prado struck out; Heyward walked;
Freeman lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0,
Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Lombardozzi lined to pitcher; Harper struck out;
Zimmerman singled to left; Morse singled to center [Zimmerman to
second]; LaRoche struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0,
Nationals 0.

BRAVES 2ND: McCann homered; Uggla struck out; Francisco popped
to shortstop; Janish struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Desmond singled to right; Desmond stole second;
Espinosa struck out; Flores flied to right; Jackson flied to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 3RD: BERNADINA REPLACED HARPER (PLAYING CF); Sheets
grounded out (first unassisted); Nationals left fielder Bryce
Harper left the game due to an injured ankle; Bourn grounded
out (first unassisted); Prado singled to center; Heyward struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Lombardozzi flied to right; On a bunt Bernadina
singled to first; Bernadina stole second [Bernadina to third
(error by McCann)]; Zimmerman walked; Morse grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Zimmerman out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Freeman flied to left; McCann walked; Uggla struck
out; Francisco struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1,
Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 4TH: LaRoche walked; Desmond flied to center; Espinosa
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [LaRoche out at
second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Janish singled to left; On a bunt Sheets made an out
to first; Bourn singled to center [Janish out at third (center
to third), Bourn to second (on throw to 3b)]; Prado grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 1, Nationals
0.

NATIONALS 5TH: Flores grounded out (shortstop to first); Jackson
struck out; Lombardozzi grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 6TH: Heyward flied to center; Freeman struck out; McCann
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 6TH: Bernadina singled to left; Zimmerman was called
out on strikes; Morse walked [Bernadina to second]; LaRoche
struck out; Desmond flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 1, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 7TH: Uggla struck out; Francisco singled to right;
Jackson threw a wild pitch [Francisco to second]; Janish flied
to center [Francisco to third]; HINSKE BATTED FOR SHEETS; Hinske
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 7TH: MEDLEN REPLACED HINSKE (PITCHING); Espinosa
singled to center; On a bunt Flores hit into a double play
[Espinosa out at first (pitcher to first)]; MOORE BATTED FOR
JACKSON; Moore grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Braves 1, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 8TH: RODRIGUEZ REPLACED MOORE (PITCHING); Bourn singled
to center; Bourn stole second; Prado walked; Bourn stole third
and Prado stole second; Rodriguez threw a wild pitch [Bourn
scored, Prado to third]; MATTHEUS REPLACED RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING);
Heyward walked (walk was charged to Rodriguez); Freeman hit into
a double play (first unassisted) [Prado out at home (first to
catcher to third), Heyward to second]; McCann was walked
intentionally; Uggla was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 8TH: Lombardozzi was called out on strikes; Bernadina
grounded out (second to first); Zimmerman grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 9TH: Francisco singled to left; On a bunt Janish forced
Francisco (pitcher to shortstop); JONES BATTED FOR MEDLEN; Jones
homered [Janish scored]; Bourn grounded out (first to pitcher);
Prado singled to left; M. GONZALEZ REPLACED MATTHEUS (PITCHING);
Heyward grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 4, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 9TH: DURBIN REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Morse flied to
right; LaRoche was called out on strikes; Desmond grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 4, Nationals
0.

Washington Nationals 5, Atlanta Braves 2 (2)

Day

Game Played on Saturday, July 21, 2012 (N) at Nationals Park

ATL N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  5  1
WAS N    0  0  0    0  1  1    1  2  x  -   5 10  0
BATTING
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Prado lf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Heyward rf                    3   1   0   0       1   1       3   0
Jones 3b                      3   1   1   1       0   0       2   2
Freeman 1b                    4   0   2   1       0   1       8   0
Uggla 2b                      2   0   0   0       1   0       2   3
Ross c                        3   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Janish ss                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Hinske ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Delgado p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Francisco ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Martinez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Varvaro p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  McCann ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       30   2   5   2       3   6      24   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Uggla-Janish-Freeman.
E: Janish (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Jones (12,off Lannan); Janish (2,off Lannan).
SH: Delgado (3,off Lannan).
HBP: Uggla (7,by Lannan); Jones (1,by Lannan).
GDP: Prado (11,off Lannan).
Team LOB: 7.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lombardozzi lf,2b             5   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Bernadina cf                  4   1   3   1       0   0       3   0
Zimmerman 3b                  4   0   2   0       0   0       0   4
Morse rf,lf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
LaRoche 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   2      13   0
Desmond ss                    3   0   0   1       0   0       2   3
  Burnett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harper ph,rf                1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Espinosa 2b,ss                3   2   1   1       1   1       1   3
Leon c                        3   1   2   0       0   0       6   0
Lannan p                      1   0   1   0       0   0       0   2
  DeRosa ph,lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clippard p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5  10   3       1   5      27  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Desmond-LaRoche.
BATTING - 
SH: Lannan (1,off Delgado); DeRosa (1,off Martinez).
HBP: Morse (1,by Delgado); Leon (1,by Varvaro).
GDP: LaRoche (5,off Delgado).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Harper (12,2nd base off Martinez/Ross).
PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Delgado                       6     6   2   2   1   4   0  25
Martinez L(4-2)               1.2   4   3   2   0   1   0   9
Varvaro                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        8    10   5   4   1   5   0  37
WP: Delgado (5), Martinez (2), Varvaro (2).
HBP: Delgado (4,Morse); Varvaro (2,Leon).
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lannan W(1-0)                 7     5   2   2   2   3   0  29
Burnett                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Clippard SV(16)               1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     5   2   2   3   6   0  36
HBP: Lannan 2 (2,Uggla,Jones).
Umpires: HP - Chad Fairchild, 1B - Alfonso Marquez, 2B - Tom Hallion, 3B - David Rackley
Time of Game: 2:56   Attendance: 40047
Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                Washington Nationals     
1. Bourn               cf        Lombardozzi         lf
2. Prado               lf        Bernadina           cf
3. Heyward             rf        Zimmerman           3b
4. Jones               3b        Morse               rf
5. Freeman             1b        LaRoche             1b
6. Uggla               2b        Desmond             ss
7. Ross                c         Espinosa            2b
8. Janish              ss        Leon                c
9. Delgado             p         Lannan              p

BRAVES 1ST: On a bunt Bourn singled to first; Prado grounded
into a double play (shortstop to first) [Bourn out at second];
Heyward walked; Jones doubled to right [Heyward scored]; Freeman
singled to right [Jones scored]; Uggla walked [Freeman to
second]; Ross flied to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2,
Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Lombardozzi popped to third; Bernadina flied to
center; Zimmerman flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves
2, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Janish doubled to left; Delgado out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Janish to third]; Bourn struck out;
Prado grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Braves 2, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Morse grounded out (second to first); LaRoche
flied to left; Desmond grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 3RD: Heyward grounded out (second to first); Jones
grounded out (third to first); Freeman singled to right; Uggla
was hit by a pitch [Freeman to second]; Ross flied to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Espinosa popped to third; Leon flied to right;
Lannan singled to left; Lombardozzi was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 4TH: Janish flied to left; Delgado grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bourn grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 4TH: Bernadina singled to right; Zimmerman singled to
center [Bernadina to second]; Morse struck out; LaRoche grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Zimmerman out
at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 0.

BRAVES 5TH: Prado lined to shortstop; Heyward grounded out
(second to first); Jones was hit by a pitch; Freeman flied to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 5TH: Desmond flied to right; Espinosa walked; Leon
singled to right [Espinosa to second]; Lannan out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Espinosa to third, Leon to second];
Delgado threw a wild pitch [Espinosa scored, Leon to third];
Lombardozzi grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Uggla grounded out (pitcher to first); Ross grounded
out (third to first); Janish grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 1.

NATIONALS 6TH: Bernadina singled to center; Zimmerman singled to
second [Bernadina to second]; Morse was hit by a pitch
[Bernadina to third, Zimmerman to second]; LaRoche struck out;
Desmond grounded out (first unassisted) [Bernadina scored,
Zimmerman to third, Morse to second]; Espinosa struck out; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 2.

BRAVES 7TH: FRANCISCO BATTED FOR DELGADO; Francisco struck out;
Bourn struck out; Prado grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 2.

NATIONALS 7TH: MARTINEZ REPLACED FRANCISCO (PITCHING); Leon
singled to second; DEROSA BATTED FOR LANNAN; DeRosa out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Leon to second]; Lombardozzi
flied to left; Bernadina singled to right [Leon scored,
Bernadina to second (on throw to home)]; Martinez threw a wild
pitch [Bernadina to third]; Zimmerman popped to first; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 3.

BRAVES 8TH: LOMBARDOZZI CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); BURNETT
REPLACED DESMOND (PITCHING); ESPINOSA CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
SS); DEROSA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Heyward struck out;
Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); Freeman struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 3.

NATIONALS 8TH: Morse grounded out (third to first); LaRoche
struck out; HARPER BATTED FOR BURNETT; Harper singled to left;
Harper stole second; Espinosa singled to right [Harper scored,
Espinosa to second (on throw to home)]; VARVARO REPLACED
MARTINEZ (PITCHING); Varvaro threw a wild pitch [Espinosa to
third]; Leon was hit by a pitch; DeRosa reached on an error by
Janish [Espinosa scored (unearned) (no RBI), Leon to second];
Lombardozzi grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 5.

BRAVES 9TH: MORSE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); HARPER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); CLIPPARD REPLACED DEROSA (PITCHING); Uggla
popped to first; Ross walked; HINSKE BATTED FOR JANISH; Hinske
flied to center; MCCANN BATTED FOR VARVARO; McCann struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 2, Nationals 5.
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