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Aug 17

This Day in Washington Nationals History

August 17

2007 – *Transactions / Boston Red Sox traded Wily Mo Pena and cash to Washington Nationals in exchange for a player to be named later; Boston Red Sox received Chris Carter (August 21, 2007).

2008 – The Washington Nationals (44-81) lost their 10th straight game Washington’s 7-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies (57-69). This is the longest losing streak for the Nationals since they moved to Washington in 2005. It is the longest for the franchise since the Montreal Expos dropped 11 games in a row from June 23-July 4, 1991.

*Transactions / Washington Nationals traded Luis Ayala to New York Mets in exchange for a player to be named later; Washington Nationals received Anderson Hernandez (August 20, 2008).

2012Michael Morse hit a grand slam and Bryce Harper added a two run homer in the
Washington Nationals (74-45) 6-4 victory over the New York Mets (56-63).

Standings At Close of Play of August 17, 2005

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                 120   69   51    0  .575     -   579  475
Philadelphia Phillies          120   64   56    0  .533   5.0   558  546
Washington Nationals           119   63   56    0  .529   5.5   470  476
Florida Marlins                119   62   57    0  .521   6.5   536  495
New York Mets                  119   61   58    0  .513   7.5   545  487

Philadelphia Phillies 4, Washington Nationals 3

Day

Game Played on Wednesday, August 17, 2005 (N) at Citizens Bank Park

WAS N    0  0  2    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   3  6  1
PHI N    2  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   4 10  0
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilkerson rf                  4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Vidro 2b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
Johnson 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       6   2
Guillen lf                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Wilson cf                     4   1   1   0       0   2       4   0
Schneider c                   3   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
  Blanco ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Castilla 3b                   3   1   1   2       0   1       0   4
Guzman ss                     2   1   1   0       0   0       3   2
  Baerga ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carroll ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Loaiza p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Ayala p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Church ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eischen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Majewski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                       31   3   6   3       1   6      24  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Schneider-Guzman-Vidro, Vidro-Guzman-Johnson.
E: Wilkerson (5).
BATTING - 
2B: Guzman (8,off Lieber); Schneider (18,off Madson).
HR: Castilla (9,3rd inning off Lieber 0 on 0 out).
SH: Loaiza (5,off Lieber).
SF: Castilla (3,off Madson).
Team LOB: 4.
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rollins ss                    4   2   2   0       0   0       0   1
Lofton cf                     4   2   2   0       0   0       4   0
Utley 2b                      3   0   0   1       0   1       1   2
Abreu rf                      3   0   1   2       1   0       4   0
Burrell lf                    4   0   1   1       0   0       1   0
Howard 1b                     4   0   1   0       0   2      10   0
Bell 3b                       3   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Pratt c                       3   0   2   0       0   0       6   0
Lieber p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Michaels ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Madson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Urbina p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4  10   4       1   5      27   7
BATTING - 
2B: Burrell (20,off Loaiza); Lofton (8,off Loaiza); Abreu (24,off Loaiza).
SF: Utley (5,off Loaiza).
GDP: Lieber (3,off Loaiza); Burrell (9,off Loaiza).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Loaiza L(7-9)                 5.2  10   4   4   1   3   0  26
Ayala                         0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Eischen                       1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Majewski                      0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        8    10   4   4   1   5   0  33
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lieber W(12-10)               6     3   2   2   1   4   1  22
Madson                        1     2   1   1   0   0   0   5
Urbina                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Wagner SV(28)                 1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9     6   3   3   1   6   1  34
Umpires: HP - Alfonso Marquez, 1B - Ted Barrett, 2B - Rob Drake, 3B - Rick Reed
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 33450

Standings At Close of Play of August 17, 2006

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                  120   72   48    0  .600     -   628  543
Philadelphia Phillies          120   59   61    0  .492  13.0   630  621
Atlanta Braves                 120   56   64    0  .467  16.0   621  614
Florida Marlins                120   56   64    0  .467  16.0   559  575
Washington Nationals           121   53   68    0  .438  19.5   551  620

Atlanta Braves 5, Washington Nationals 0

Day

Game Played on Thursday, August 17, 2006 (D) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

ATL N    0  1  0    0  3  0    1  0  0  -   5  7  0
WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  0
BATTING
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Giles 2b                      4   1   1   2       0   1       2   3
Renteria ss                   5   0   3   2       0   0       2   2
C. Jones 3b                   5   0   0   0       0   1       1   2
McCann c                      4   1   1   1       0   0       7   0
LaRoche 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   1       8   2
Francoeur rf                  4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Diaz lf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       3   0
Langerhans cf                 0   2   0   0       4   0       2   0
Villarreal p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Paronto p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Orr ph                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baez p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  T. Pena ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wickman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   5   7   5       5   4      27   9
BATTING - 
2B: Diaz (11,off Bergmann).
HR: McCann (16,2nd inning off Bergmann 0 on 0 out).
SH: Villarreal (1,off Bergmann).
HBP: Giles (5,by Schroder).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Diaz (4,2nd base by Bergmann/Schneider).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Lopez ss                      4   0   1   0       0   2       2   1
Zimmerman 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   1       2   5
Johnson 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Kearns rf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Church cf                     2   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
  Hughes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Schneider c                   3   0   0   0       0   1       4   2
Castro 2b                     3   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Bergmann p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Anderson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schroder p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Escobar cf                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   4   0       1   6      27  10
BATTING - 
2B: Church (9,off Baez).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Villarreal W(9-1)             5     1   0   0   1   4   0  17
Paronto                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Baez                          2     2   0   0   0   0   0   8
Wickman                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9     4   0   0   1   6   0  32
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bergmann L(0-1)               6     5   4   4   2   2   1  24
Schroder                      1     1   1   1   1   0   0   6
Hughes                        2     1   0   0   2   2   0   9
Totals                        9     7   5   5   5   4   1  39
WP: Bergmann (2).
HBP: Schroder (2,Giles).
Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Tony Randazzo, 2B - Jim Wolf, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:34   Attendance: 29007

Standings At Close of Play of August 17, 2007

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                  121   68   53    0  .562     -   578  524
Philadelphia Phillies          121   65   56    0  .537   3.0   660  600
Atlanta Braves                 122   64   58    0  .525   4.5   600  563
Florida Marlins                122   56   66    0  .459  12.5   589  638
Washington Nationals           122   55   67    0  .451  13.5   473  568

New York Mets 6, Washington Nationals 2

Day

Game Played on Friday, August 17, 2007 (N) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

NY  N    0  1  1    2  0  0    0  2  0  -   6  8  0
WAS N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2 10  1
BATTING
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Reyes ss                      3   1   0   0       2   0       2   7
Castillo 2b                   5   0   2   0       0   0       1   2
Wright 3b                     4   0   1   1       1   1       0   0
Beltran cf                    3   1   1   0       2   1       2   0
Alou lf                       5   1   1   1       0   1       1   0
Easley 1b                     4   2   1   1       1   0      13   0
Green rf                      3   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Difelice c                    3   0   1   3       0   0       7   1
Glavine p                     2   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Gotay ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Feliciano p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6   8   6       9   4      27  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Reyes-Castillo-Easley, Reyes-Easley.
BATTING - 
3B: Difelice (1,off King).
HR: Easley (10,2nd inning off Chico 0 on 0 out); Alou (9,4th inning off Chico
0 on 0 out).
SF: Difelice (1,off Chico).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Reyes 2 (62,2nd base off Chico/Schneider 2).
CS: Wright (3,2nd base by Chico/Schneider).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopez ss                      5   0   1   0       0   0       1   3
Belliard 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
Zimmerman 3b                  4   2   3   0       0   0       0   4
Young 1b                      4   0   2   1       0   1       8   1
Kearns rf                     3   0   2   1       1   0       1   0
Church lf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       5   0
Schneider c                   4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Logan cf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Schroder p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  King p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ayala p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jimenez ph                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Chico p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Bacsik p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Langerhans cf               1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Flores ph                   0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2  10   2       2   7      27  11
FIELDING - 
E: Schneider (5).
BATTING - 
2B: Young (31,off Glavine); Zimmerman (30,off Sosa).
GDP: Zimmerman (24,off Glavine); Church (9,off Feliciano).
Team LOB: 8.
PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Glavine W(11-6)               7     8   1   1   1   6   0  29
Sosa                          0.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   3
Feliciano                     1.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9    10   2   2   2   7   0  37
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Chico L(5-7)                  4.1   5   4   4   5   2   2  21
Bacsik                        2.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   8
Schroder                      1     0   1   1   1   1   0   4
King                          0.1   1   1   1   2   0   0   4
Ayala                         1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     8   6   6   9   4   2  42
Umpires: HP - Joe West, 1B - Ed Rapuano, 2B - Ed Hickox, 3B - CB Bucknor
Time of Game: 3:09   Attendance: 23636

Standings At Close of Play of August 17, 2008

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                  124   68   56    0  .548     -   608  546
Philadelphia Phillies          124   66   58    0  .532   2.0   595  529
Florida Marlins                125   64   61    0  .512   4.5   579  610
Atlanta Braves                 124   56   68    0  .452  12.0   566  561
Washington Nationals           125   44   81    0  .352  24.5   462  624

Colorado Rockies 7, Washington Nationals 2

Day

Game Played on Sunday, August 17, 2008 (D) at Nationals Park

COL N    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  4  0  -   7  7  1
WAS N    0  1  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   2 10  1
BATTING
Colorado Rockies             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Barmes 2b                     4   0   0   0       1   1       0   4
Taveras cf                    4   0   3   0       1   0       2   0
Holliday lf                   5   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Atkins 1b                     4   0   0   0       1   1      11   0
Hawpe rf                      4   1   2   1       1   0       1   0
Iannetta c                    4   2   0   0       0   1       5   1
Tulowitzki ss                 3   1   0   0       1   1       4   4
Stewart 3b                    2   2   1   3       2   0       0   2
Cook p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Baker ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Herges p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Corpas p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Smith ph                    1   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
  Buchholz p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rusch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   7   7   7       7   5      27  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Barmes-Tulowitzki-Atkins.
E: Taveras (5).
BATTING - 
2B: Taveras (13,off Perez).
HR: Stewart (8,4th inning off Perez 2 on 0 out); Hawpe (21,8th inning off Manning
0 on 0 out); Smith (3,8th inning off Colome 2 on 1 out).
SH: Cook (15,off Perez).
HBP: Iannetta (11,by Colome).
GDP: Atkins (17,off Shell).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Taveras (58,3rd base off Perez/Nieves).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonifacio 2b                  4   1   1   0       1   0       2   3
Harris lf                     5   0   2   0       0   1       3   0
Milledge cf                   4   0   2   1       0   0       4   0
Boone 1b                      4   0   0   0       0   2       8   0
Belliard 3b,ss                3   1   1   0       1   0       1   2
Langerhans rf                 4   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Orr ss                        3   0   2   1       1   0       1   1
  Hanrahan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Nieves c                      4   0   1   0       0   0       5   0
Perez p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
  Zimmerman ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shell p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Manning p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Colome p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Casto 3b                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kearns ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2  10   2       3   4      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Orr-Bonifacio-Boone.
E: Orr (3).
BATTING - 
2B: Langerhans (5,off Cook); Milledge 2 (19,off Cook 2).
GDP: Bonifacio (2,off Corpas).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bonifacio (2,2nd base by Cook/Iannetta).
PITCHING
Colorado Rockies             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cook W(15-8)                  5     7   2   2   3   4   0  24
Herges                        0     2   0   0   0   0   0   2
Corpas                        2     0   0   0   0   0   0   5
Buchholz                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Rusch                         1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    10   2   2   3   4   0  38
Herges faced 2 batters in the 6th inning
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Perez L(5-9)                  6     4   3   2   4   3   1  27
Shell                         1     0   0   0   2   0   0   4
Manning                       0     1   1   1   0   0   1   1
Colome                        1     2   3   3   1   1   1   7
Hanrahan                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   7   6   7   5   3  42
Manning faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
HBP: Colome (4,Iannetta).
Umpires: HP - Mike Estabrook, 1B - Marvin Hudson, 2B - Randy Marsh, 3B - Hunter Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 31467

Standings At Close of Play of August 17, 2009

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies          115   66   49    0  .574     -   601  521
Florida Marlins                118   63   55    0  .534   4.5   565  562
Atlanta Braves                 118   62   56    0  .525   5.5   527  477
New York Mets                  118   55   63    0  .466  12.5   501  543
Washington Nationals           118   43   75    0  .364  24.5   537  638

The Nationals did not play on this date.

Standings At Close of Play of August 17, 2010

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                 119   70   49    0  .588     -   549  440
Philadelphia Phillies          118   67   51    0  .568   2.5   561  493
New York Mets                  119   59   60    0  .496  11.0   483  470
Florida Marlins                118   58   60    0  .492  11.5   524  516
Washington Nationals           119   51   68    0  .429  19.0   479  556

Atlanta Braves 10, Washington Nationals 2

Day

Game Played on Tuesday, August 17, 2010 (N) at Turner Field

WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  7  2
ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  4    4  2  x  -  10 12  0
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez 2b                   4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Desmond ss                    3   1   1   0       1   0       0   5
Zimmerman 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   3       1   3
Dunn 1b                       4   0   0   0       0   3       8   0
Rodriguez c                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Nieves c                    3   1   3   1       0   0       9   0
Morse rf                      3   0   1   1       1   0       1   0
Mench lf                      3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bernadina lf                1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Maxwell cf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Olsen p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Peralta p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kennedy ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Slaten p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stammen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   7   2       2   9      24   9
FIELDING - 
E: Gonzalez (3), Dunn (7).
BATTING - 
2B: Nieves 2 (8,off Minor,off Saito); Morse (4,off Minor); Kennedy (11,off
Farnsworth).
Team LOB: 7.
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Infante 2b                    4   2   2   0       1   0       0   1
Heyward rf                    4   2   1   0       1   1       2   0
Prado 3b                      5   3   3   2       0   0       0   2
Diaz lf                       2   0   1   2       0   0       1   0
  Farnsworth p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Conrad ph                   0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Saito p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hinske ph,1b                1   0   1   1       0   0       2   0
Glaus 1b                      5   0   1   1       0   3       9   0
  Martinez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gonzalez ss                   5   0   0   0       0   2       2   4
Cabrera cf,lf                 3   0   1   2       1   0       2   0
Ross c                        4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Minor p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hernandez ph                1   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Ankiel cf                   2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37  10  12   9       4   8      27   7
BATTING - 
2B: Prado (30,off Peralta); Diaz (13,off Peralta); Cabrera (22,off Stammen);
Glaus (18,off Stammen).
3B: Infante (2,off Olsen).
HR: Hernandez (1,6th inning off Olsen 0 on 0 out).
HBP: Diaz (3,by Olsen).
IBB: Cabrera (9,by Peralta).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Infante (6,2nd base off Olsen/Nieves).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Olsen L(3-5)                  5     3   3   3   1   4   1  20
Peralta                       1     2   1   1   1   2   0   6
Slaten                        0     2   4   1   2   0   0   5
Stammen                       2     5   2   2   0   2   0  11
Totals                        8    12  10   7   4   8   1  42
Olsen faced 3 batters in the 6th inning
Slaten faced 5 batters in the 7th inning
HBP: Olsen (1,Diaz).
IBB: Peralta (4,Cabrera).
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Minor W(1-0)                  6     5   2   2   2   5   0  25
Farnsworth                    1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Saito                         1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Martinez                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     7   2   2   2   9   0  36
Umpires: HP - Sam Holbrook, 1B - Scott Barry, 2B - Gerry Davis, 3B - Brian Knight
Ejections: Ivan  Rodriguez by Sam Holbrook
Time of Game: 3:04   Attendance: 16911

Standings At Close of Play of August 17, 2011

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies          121   79   42    0  .653     -   539  396
Atlanta Braves                 124   72   52    0  .581   8.5   517  461
New York Mets                  123   60   63    0  .488  20.0   553  551
Washington Nationals           121   58   63    0  .479  21.0   471  499
Florida Marlins                123   57   66    0  .463  23.0   486  546

Cincinnati Reds 2, Washington Nationals 1

Day

Game Played on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 (N) at Nationals Park

CIN N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   2  9  2
WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  7  0
BATTING
Cincinnati Reds              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Phillips 2b                   5   0   1   0       0   1       1   5
Sappelt lf                    5   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Votto 1b                      3   1   2   1       2   1      13   0
Bruce rf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Cairo 3b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       0   3
Stubbs cf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Hernandez c                   4   0   1   1       0   0       5   0
Janish ss                     3   0   1   0       1   1       3   5
Cueto p                       4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   9   2       4  10      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Phillips-Janish-Votto.
E: Cairo (2), Janish (12).
BATTING - 
2B: Sappelt (1,off Detwiler).
HR: Votto (20,1st inning off Detwiler 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cairo (3,2nd base by Detwiler/Ramos).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Desmond ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Ankiel cf                     4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
Zimmerman 3b                  4   1   2   1       0   1       1   3
Morse 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       8   0
Werth rf                      3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Espinosa 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Gomes lf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Ramos c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       9   2
Detwiler p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coffey p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burnett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mattheus p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nix ph                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  H. Rodriguez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   1   7   1       1   5      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Ramos-Espinosa.
BATTING - 
HR: Zimmerman (8,9th inning off Cueto 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Ramos (13,off Cordero).
Team LOB: 7.
PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Cueto W(9-5)                  8     6   1   1   0   5   1  30
Cordero SV(24)                1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                        9     7   1   1   1   5   1  35
Cueto faced 1 batter in the 9th inning
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Detwiler L(1-3)               6     7   1   1   2   7   1  26
Coffey                        1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Burnett                       0.1   2   1   1   1   0   0   4
Mattheus                      0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
H. Rodriguez                  1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     9   2   2   4  10   1  39
Umpires: HP - Ed Hickox, 1B - Ed Rapuano, 2B - Angel Campos, 3B - Alfonso Marquez
Time of Game: 2:46   Attendance: 20374

Standings At Close of Play of August 17, 2012

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Washington Nationals           119   74   45    0  .622     -   531  424
Atlanta Braves                 119   70   49    0  .588   4.0   558  464
New York Mets                  119   56   63    0  .471  18.0   519  549
Philadelphia Phillies          119   54   65    0  .454  20.0   484  530
Miami Marlins                  120   54   66    0  .450  20.5   445  538

Washington Nationals 6, New York Mets 4

Day

Game Played on Friday, August 17, 2012 (N) at Nationals Park

NY  N    2  0  0    0  0  1    1  0  0  -   4  8  0
WAS N    0  0  0    4  2  0    0  0  x  -   6  8  0
BATTING
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Tejada ss                     5   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Torres cf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Wright 3b                     4   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Hairston rf                   4   2   3   0       0   0       3   0
Murphy 1b                     4   0   1   2       0   0       4   1
Cedeno 2b                     2   0   0   1       2   0       1   0
Bay lf                        3   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Acosta p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  R. Ramirez p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Davis ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Shoppach c                    4   1   1   1       0   2       6   1
Santana p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Valdespin lf                1   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Totals                       34   4   8   4       3   5      24   4
BATTING - 
2B: Hairston 3 (21,off Detwiler 3); Tejada (20,off Detwiler).
HR: Shoppach (1,7th inning off Stammen 0 on 0 out).
GDP: Hairston (8,off Storen).
Team LOB: 6.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Werth rf                      4   2   2   0       0   0       1   0
Harper cf                     3   2   2   2       1   0       1   0
Zimmerman 3b                  4   1   2   0       0   0       0   7
Morse lf                      4   1   1   4       0   1       2   0
LaRoche 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0      16   0
Desmond ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Espinosa 2b                   2   0   0   0       1   1       2   4
Suzuki c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Detwiler p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Stammen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bernadina ph                1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Storen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clippard p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   6   8   6       2   5      27  16
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Zimmerman-Espinosa-LaRoche.
BATTING - 
HR: Morse (12,4th inning off Santana 3 on 0 out); Harper (11,5th inning off
Santana 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 3.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Bernadina (3,3rd base by Acosta/Shoppach).
PITCHING
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Santana L(6-9)                5     7   6   6   0   4   2  22
Acosta                        2     1   0   0   2   0   0   8
R. Ramirez                    1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     8   6   6   2   5   2  33
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Detwiler W(7-5)               6     6   3   3   1   1   0  25
Stammen                       1     1   1   1   0   2   1   4
Storen                        1     1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Clippard SV(26)               1     0   0   0   2   2   0   5
Totals                        9     8   4   4   3   5   1  37
Umpires: HP - Brian Runge, 1B - Marvin Hudson, 2B - Jordan Baker, 3B - Ted Barrett
Time of Game: 2:42   Attendance: 34827
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