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Aug 20

This Day in Washington Nationals History

August 20

2005 – *Last Games on This Date – WAS N Travis Hughes (28)

2006 – *Transaction – Washington Nationals signed Tyrell Godwin as a free agent.

2007 – Tim Redding (3-3) threw seven shutout innings against his former team, Wily Mo Pena homered for the second straight game and the Washington Nationals (56-69) beat the Houston Astros (56-69) 7-0 to end a four-game losing streak.

2008 – Brett Myers tossed a nine-hitter for his first shutout in four years and Philadelphia Phillies (68-58) beat the Washington (44-83) 4-0, handling the Nationals their 12th straight loss.

*Debuts on This Date – WAS N Marco Estrada (25).

2012 – Chad Tracy singled in the 13th inning to score Danny Espinosa and lift the Washington Nationals (76-46) to a 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves (70-52).

The win gives first-place Washington a six-game lead in the NL East, while Atlanta lost its third straight. Craig Stammen (6-1) picked up the win for the Nationals.

Standings At Close of Play of August 20, 2005

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                 123   69   54    0  .561     -   592  501
Philadelphia Phillies          124   66   58    0  .532   3.5   572  564
Florida Marlins                122   64   58    0  .525   4.5   547  506
Washington Nationals           123   64   59    0  .520   5.0   484  492
New York Mets                  122   63   59    0  .516   5.5   555  500

New York Mets 9, Washington Nationals 8

Day

Game Played on Saturday, August 20, 2005 (N) at Shea Stadium

WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    6  0  2    0  -   8 14  0
NY  N    0  5  3    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  -   9 11  1
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilkerson lf                  5   1   0   0       1   2       3   0
Vidro 2b                      3   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
  Carroll 2b                  2   1   1   1       1   0       1   1
Johnson 1b                    6   0   1   0       0   2      12   1
Guillen rf                    3   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Church pr,rf                2   2   2   2       0   0       1   0
Wilson cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Schneider c                   4   1   3   4       1   1       5   2
Castilla 3b                   2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Blanco 3b                   2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Carrasco p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ayala p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bennett ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Majewski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Guzman ss                     5   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Hernandez p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Halama p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baerga ph,3b                2   1   1   1       0   0       0   1
Totals                       43   8  14   8       3   5      29  11
BATTING - 
2B: Castilla (30,off Martinez); Baerga (7,off Graves); Schneider (19,off Looper).
SH: Baerga (1,off R. Hernandez).
HBP: Wilson (5,by Heilman).
GDP: Wilson (14,off Martinez).
Team LOB: 10.
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Reyes ss                      5   1   2   2       1   1       1   3
Cairo 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   3
  Graves p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Koo p                       0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Heilman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Offerman ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Looper p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  R. Hernandez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Woodward ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Beltran cf                    5   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Floyd lf                      4   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Wright 3b                     5   2   2   3       0   1       0   0
Anderson 1b                   3   1   1   0       2   0      13   0
Castro c                      4   1   1   3       1   1       5   0
Diaz rf                       4   1   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Williams rf                 0   1   0   0       1   0       1   0
Martinez p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Matsui ph,2b                2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Totals                       38   9  11   9       6   5      30  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cairo-Anderson.
E: Reyes (12).
BATTING - 
2B: Diaz (9,off Ayala).
HR: Castro (5,2nd inning off Hernandez 2 on 1 out); Reyes (4,2nd inning off
Hernandez 1 on 2 out); Wright (18,3rd inning off Hernandez 2 on 0 out).
SH: Martinez (4,off Hernandez); Matsui (3,off Ayala).
HBP: Floyd (8,by Carrasco).
Team LOB: 9.
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hernandez                     2     7   8   8   1   1   3  14
Halama                        4     2   0   0   1   1   0  15
Carrasco                      0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Ayala                         1.1   1   0   0   1   2   0   6
Majewski L(2-3)               1.2   1   1   1   2   0   0   8
Totals                        9.2  11   9   9   6   5   3  47
Hernandez faced 3 batters in the 3rd inning
HBP: Carrasco (5,Floyd).
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Martinez                      6     6   0   0   0   4   0  23
Graves                        0.1   2   5   1   2   0   0   6
Koo                           0.1   1   1   1   0   1   0   2
Heilman                       1.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Looper                        1     3   2   2   0   0   0   6
R. Hernandez W(6-5)           1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                       10    14   8   3*  3   5   0  48
* - Team earned runs does not equal the composite totals for all pitchers due 
to instances in which provisions of Section 10.18 (i) of the Scoring rules were applied.
HBP: Heilman (4,Wilson).
Umpires: HP - Jerry Meals, 1B - Hunter Wendelstedt, 2B - Mike Winters, 3B - Bruce Froemming
Time of Game: 3:30   Attendance: 51785

Standings At Close of Play of August 20, 2006

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                  123   75   48    0  .610     -   643  550
Philadelphia Phillies          123   61   62    0  .496  14.0   657  639
Atlanta Braves                 123   58   65    0  .472  17.0   635  622
Florida Marlins                123   57   66    0  .463  18.0   567  589
Washington Nationals           124   54   70    0  .435  21.5   569  647

Philadelphia Phillies 12, Washington Nationals 10

Day

Game Played on Sunday, August 20, 2006 (D) at Citizens Bank Park

WAS N    0  0  1    0  1  6    0  2  0  -  10 14  5
PHI N    1  2  4    3  0  0    1  1  x  -  12 12  0
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    4   0   0   0       2   3       7   0
Lopez ss                      4   1   2   1       2   1       1   0
Zimmerman 3b                  3   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Jackson 3b                  1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Vidro ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Johnson 1b                    5   1   1   1       1   4       4   2
Kearns rf                     4   2   1   1       1   2       2   0
Escobar cf                    3   1   1   0       0   2       1   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Rivera p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rauch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Church ph,cf                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Harper c                      3   2   2   4       0   0       0   0
  Schneider ph,c              2   0   2   2       0   0       2   0
Castro 2b                     4   2   1   0       1   1       2   1
Astacio p                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Schroder p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hughes p                    1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Anderson ph,cf              3   1   1   1       0   1       2   1
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       40  10  14  10       8  15      24   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Anderson-Castro.
E: Soriano (9), Jackson 3 (10), Johnson (10).
BATTING - 
2B: Lopez (20,off Wolf); Anderson (13,off White); Vidro (18,off Rhodes).
HR: Harper 2 (2,3rd inning off Wolf 0 on 0 out,6th inning off Wolf 2 on 0 out).
HBP: Church (2,by Madson).
Team LOB: 12.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Lopez (11,3rd base by Wolf/Lieberthal).
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rollins ss                    3   1   1   1       2   0       0   1
Victorino rf                  5   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
Utley 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
  Sandoval 2b                 0   0   0   1       0   0       2   0
Howard 1b                     2   1   0   0       3   0       3   0
Burrell lf                    4   2   2   2       1   0       0   0
  Roberson lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Rowand cf                     5   3   4   0       0   0       0   0
Lieberthal c                  4   2   2   2       0   0      15   1
Nunez 3b                      5   1   3   4       0   0       2   3
Wolf p                        1   1   0   1       1   0       0   0
  White p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Madson p                    0   1   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Fultz p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dellucci ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Rhodes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34  12  12  12       7   1      27   6
BATTING - 
2B: Burrell (19,off Astacio); Nunez (6,off Rivera).
HR: Lieberthal (5,2nd inning off Astacio 0 on 0 out); Nunez (2,4th inning off
Schroder 2 on 2 out).
SH: Victorino (4,off Astacio); Madson (3,off Rivera); Lieberthal (4,off Cordero).
SF: Wolf (2,off Schroder); Sandoval (1,off Rivera); Rollins (4,off Cordero).
IBB: Howard 2 (17,by Astacio,by Rivera).
Team LOB: 11.
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Astacio L(3-3)                2     6   7   6   4   0   1  17
Schroder                      1.2   3   3   3   1   0   1   9
Hughes                        1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Rivera                        1.2   2   1   1   2   0   0  10
Rauch                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Cordero                       1     1   1   0   0   1   0   6
Totals                        8    12  12  10   7   1   2  47
Astacio faced 5 batters in the 3rd inning
IBB: Astacio (2,Howard); Rivera (5,Howard).
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wolf W(2-0)                   5     9   6   6   3   8   2  26
White                         0.1   1   2   2   3   1   0   5
Madson                        2     2   2   2   2   2   0  11
Fultz                         0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Rhodes SV(2)                  1     1   0   0   0   3   0   4
Totals                        9    14  10  10   8  15   2  49
Wolf faced 4 batters in the 6th inning
HBP: Madson (9,Church).
Umpires: HP - Charlie Reliford, 1B - Larry Vanover, 2B - Greg Gibson, 3B - Paul Nauert
Time of Game: 3:37   Attendance: 36023

Standings At Close of Play of August 20, 2007

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                  123   70   53    0  .569     -   593  530
Philadelphia Phillies          123   65   58    0  .528   5.0   670  619
Atlanta Braves                 125   66   59    0  .528   5.0   626  581
Washington Nationals           125   56   69    0  .448  15.0   486  583
Florida Marlins                125   56   69    0  .448  15.0   604  656

Washington Nationals 7, Houston Astros 0

Day

Game Played on Monday, August 20, 2007 (N) at Minute Maid Park

WAS N    0  1  5    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   7 14  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  7  0
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopez ss                      5   1   1   0       0   2       4   4
Belliard 2b                   4   0   3   0       1   0       3   3
Zimmerman 3b                  4   1   0   0       1   2       0   1
  Colome p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Young 1b                      4   2   2   3       0   0       8   0
  Fick ph,1b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Kearns rf                     4   1   3   0       1   1       3   0
Church cf                     4   1   2   1       0   2       3   0
  Logan cf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Pena lf                       4   1   3   2       1   0       0   0
Schneider c                   4   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
Redding p                     4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
  Batista 3b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       40   7  14   7       4  11      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Lopez-Belliard-Young, Zimmerman-Belliard-Young, Lopez-Young.
BATTING - 
2B: Belliard (24,off Jennings); Church (36,off Jennings); Kearns 2 (28,off
Gutierrez,off Miller).
HR: Pena (2,2nd inning off Jennings 0 on 2 out); Young (12,3rd inning off Jennings
2 on 2 out).
SF: Schneider (5,off Gutierrez).
IBB: Pena (1,by Gutierrez).
Team LOB: 11.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Lopez (19,2nd base off Jennings/Munson).
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Loretta ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Berkman 1b                    3   0   3   0       1   0       3   0
Lee lf                        4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Scott rf                      3   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Wigginton 3b,lf               4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Lane cf                       3   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
Munson c                      4   0   1   0       0   0      11   0
Jennings p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gutierrez p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Moehler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Bruntlett ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lamb 3b                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   0   7   0       4   2      27   4
BATTING - 
GDP: Loretta 2 (14,off Redding 2); Lee (21,off Redding).
Team LOB: 8.
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Redding W(3-3)                7     6   0   0   3   2   0  27
Colome                        2     1   0   0   1   0   0   8
Totals                        9     7   0   0   4   2   0  35
WP: Redding (1).
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jennings L(2-9)               4     7   6   6   2   6   2  21
Gutierrez                     1     2   1   1   1   2   0   6
Moehler                       2     3   0   0   0   1   0   9
Borkowski                     1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Miller                        1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    14   7   7   4  11   2  45
IBB: Gutierrez (1,Pena).
Umpires: HP - Tim Tschida, 1B - Jim Joyce, 2B - Jim Wolf, 3B - Mike DiMuro
Time of Game: 3:09   Attendance: 30374

Standings At Close of Play of August 20, 2008

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                  127   70   57    0  .551     -   623  557
Philadelphia Phillies          126   68   58    0  .540   1.5   604  533
Florida Marlins                127   65   62    0  .512   5.0   590  616
Atlanta Braves                 127   56   71    0  .441  14.0   572  579
Washington Nationals           127   44   83    0  .346  26.0   466  633

Philadelphia Phillies 4, Washington Nationals 0

Day

Game Played on Wednesday, August 20, 2008 (N) at Citizens Bank Park

WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  9  1
PHI N    0  0  1    0  3  0    0  0  x  -   4  9  2
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonifacio 2b                  4   0   2   0       0   1       2   3
Harris lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Zimmerman 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
Milledge cf                   3   0   1   0       1   1       4   0
Belliard 1b                   4   0   2   0       0   2       5   1
Flores c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       6   2
Kearns rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Hernandez ss                  4   0   3   0       0   0       2   1
Balester p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Langerhans ph               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  M. Estrada p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boone ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       35   0   9   0       1   9      24  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Zimmerman-Bonifacio-Belliard.
E: Hernandez (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Milledge (20,off Myers).
GDP: Harris (6,off Myers); Milledge (14,off Myers).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bonifacio (4,2nd base off Myers/Coste).
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rollins ss                    4   0   1   0       0   0       0   4
Werth rf,lf                   4   0   1   1       0   2       0   0
Utley 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   0       2   5
Howard 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   1       9   0
Burrell lf                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Bruntlett 3b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Victorino cf                  3   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Dobbs 3b                      2   1   1   2       1   0       1   0
  Jenkins rf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Coste c                       2   2   2   0       0   0      10   0
Myers p                       3   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
Totals                       30   4   9   3       1   6      27  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Rollins-Utley-Howard, Rollins-Utley-Howard.
E: Burrell (2), Dobbs (3).
BATTING - 
2B: Werth (9,off Balester); Utley (34,off M. Estrada).
HR: Dobbs (6,5th inning off Balester 1 on 0 out).
HBP: Coste (7,by Balester).
GDP: Burrell (5,off Balester).
Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Rollins (2,2nd base by Balester/Flores); Coste (1,2nd base by M. Estrada/Flores).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Balester L(2-6)               6     7   4   3   1   4   1  25
M. Estrada                    2     2   0   0   0   2   0   7
Totals                        8     9   4   3   1   6   1  32
HBP: Balester (4,Coste).
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Myers W(6-10)                 9     9   0   0   1   9   0  36
Umpires: HP - Ed Rapuano, 1B - Ed Hickox, 2B - CB Bucknor, 3B - Joe West
Time of Game: 2:14   Attendance: 45166

Standings At Close of Play of August 20, 2009

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies          118   69   49    0  .585     -   626  526
Atlanta Braves                 121   64   57    0  .529   6.5   549  490
Florida Marlins                121   64   57    0  .529   6.5   575  574
New York Mets                  121   56   65    0  .463  14.5   514  565
Washington Nationals           121   43   78    0  .355  27.5   545  651

Colorado Rockies 4, Washington Nationals 1

Day

Game Played on Thursday, August 20, 2009 (N) at Nationals Park

COL N    0  0  0    0  2  0    0  2  0  -   4  6  0
WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  4  2
BATTING
Colorado Rockies             AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gonzalez cf                   4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
Spilborghs lf                 4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Helton 1b                     4   1   1   0       0   0      11   0
Tulowitzki ss                 3   1   1   1       1   0       1   4
Hawpe rf                      4   0   1   1       0   3       4   0
Stewart 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   4       0   2
Barmes 2b                     3   1   0   0       1   1       1   4
Torrealba c                   4   1   1   0       0   0       7   0
Hammel p                      3   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
  Betancourt p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Atkins ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Street p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   4   6   3       2  13      27  11
BATTING - 
2B: Gonzalez (10,off Mock); Tulowitzki (21,off Bergmann).
Team LOB: 5.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan cf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Guzman ss                     4   1   1   0       0   0       0   6
Zimmerman 3b                  3   0   0   0       1   2       1   1
Dunn 1b                       4   0   2   1       0   1      10   0
Willingham lf                 4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Dukes rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Bard c                        3   0   0   0       0   0      13   1
Gonzalez 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clippard p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Mock p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Padilla ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burnett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bergmann p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris 2b                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                       31   1   4   1       2   7      27   9
FIELDING - 
E: Guzman (15), Dukes (5).
BATTING - 
2B: Dunn (26,off Hammel).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Guzman (4,2nd base off Hammel/Torrealba).
PITCHING
Colorado Rockies             IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hammel W(8-7)                 7     3   1   1   2   3   0  26
Betancourt                    1     1   0   0   0   3   0   4
Street SV(32)                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     4   1   1   2   7   0  33
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mock L(2-5)                   5     3   2   2   2   8   0  20
Burnett                       2.1   0   0   0   0   3   0   8
Bergmann                      0.1   2   2   2   0   0   0   3
Clippard                      1.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        9     6   4   4   2  13   0  36
WP: Mock (7).
Umpires: HP - Hunter Wendelstedt, 1B - Dana DeMuth, 2B - Doug Eddings, 3B - Brian Knight
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 18036

Standings At Close of Play of August 20, 2010

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                 122   72   50    0  .590     -   559  451
Philadelphia Phillies          121   69   52    0  .570   2.5   572  500
Florida Marlins                121   61   60    0  .504  10.5   540  520
New York Mets                  122   61   61    0  .500  11.0   495  477
Washington Nationals           122   52   70    0  .426  20.0   487  562

Philadelphia Phillies 1, Washington Nationals 0

Day

Game Played on Friday, August 20, 2010 (N) at Citizens Bank Park

WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0 10  1
PHI N    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   1  4  1
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan cf                     5   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Desmond ss                    5   0   3   0       0   1       1   0
Dunn 1b                       3   0   1   0       2   1       8   1
Zimmerman 3b                  3   0   1   0       1   0       0   4
Bernadina lf                  4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Morse rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Rodriguez c                   4   0   1   0       0   2       2   2
Kennedy 2b                    4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Marquis p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Mench ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Peralta p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Slaten p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   0  10   0       3   7      24   8
FIELDING - 
E: Desmond (28).
BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (13,off Halladay); Kennedy (12,off Halladay); Desmond (21,off Lidge).
GDP: Bernadina (3,off Halladay).
Team LOB: 12.
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rollins ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
Polanco 3b                    3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Utley 2b                      3   1   1   0       1   0       2   3
Werth rf                      3   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Ibanez lf                     4   0   1   1       0   2       3   1
Victorino cf                  3   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Sweeney 1b                    3   0   0   0       0   0       8   0
Ruiz c                        3   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Halladay p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Brown ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Madson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   1   4   1       4   3      27   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Utley-Rollins-Sweeney, Ibanez-Utley.
E: Rollins (5).
BATTING - 
2B: Werth (41,off Marquis); Ibanez (24,off Marquis).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rollins (15,2nd base off Marquis/Rodriguez).
CS: Werth (3,2nd base by Marquis/Rodriguez).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marquis L(0-6)                5     4   1   1   4   1   0  23
Peralta                       2     0   0   0   0   1   0   6
Slaten                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        8     4   1   1   4   3   0  32
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Halladay W(16-8)              7     8   0   0   3   5   0  31
Madson                        1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Lidge SV(17)                  1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    10   0   0   3   7   0  39
BK: Halladay (1).
Umpires: HP - Phil Cuzzi, 1B - Brian O'Nora, 2B - Chris Guccione, 3B - Jerry Crawford
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 45093

Standings At Close of Play of August 20, 2011

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies          124   81   43    0  .653     -   552  405
Atlanta Braves                 127   75   52    0  .591   7.5   530  464
Washington Nationals           124   60   64    0  .484  21.0   482  509
New York Mets                  125   60   65    0  .480  21.5   563  568
Florida Marlins                126   57   69    0  .452  25.0   491  567

Philadelphia Phillies 5, Washington Nationals 0

Day

Game Played on Saturday, August 20, 2011 (N) at Nationals Park

PHI N    0  0  0    2  0  3    0  0  0  -   5  9  0
WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  8  1
BATTING
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rollins ss                    4   0   2   2       1   0       3   5
Victorino cf                  5   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Utley 2b                      3   0   0   0       2   1       2   4
Howard 1b                     4   0   0   0       1   1       6   0
Pence rf                      4   1   1   1       1   0       2   0
Mayberry lf                   4   1   2   0       1   1       0   1
Ruiz c                        3   2   2   0       1   0      11   0
Valdez 3b                     4   1   1   2       0   1       1   0
Oswalt p                      3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Stutes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   5   9   5       7   5      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Utley-Rollins-Howard.
PB: Ruiz (6).
BATTING - 
3B: Valdez (3,off Lannan).
HR: Pence (15,6th inning off Lannan 0 on 0 out).
SH: Oswalt (6,off Balester).
GDP: Valdez (8,off Lannan).
Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Mayberry (3,2nd base by Lannan/Ramos).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Desmond ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Ankiel cf                     4   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
Zimmerman 3b                  4   0   3   0       0   0       3   5
Morse 1b                      3   0   1   0       1   1      10   1
Nix lf                        4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Werth rf                      4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Espinosa 2b                   4   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
Ramos c                       3   0   0   0       0   1       6   0
Lannan p                      2   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Balester p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cora ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  H. Rodriguez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mattheus p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       33   0   8   0       1  10      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Zimmerman-Ramos.
E: Desmond (20).
BATTING - 
2B: Morse (30,off Oswalt).
GDP: Ramos (14,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 7.
PITCHING
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(6-7)                 8     8   0   0   1   9   0  31
Stutes                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     8   0   0   1  10   0  34
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lannan L(8-9)                 5     7   5   3   4   1   1  25
Balester                      2     2   0   0   1   2   0   9
H. Rodriguez                  1     0   0   0   1   2   0   4
Mattheus                      1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9     9   5   3   7   5   1  42
Lannan faced 3 batters in the 6th inning
Umpires: HP - Dale Scott, 1B - Jerry Meals, 2B - CB Bucknor, 3B - Dan Iassogna
Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 44685

Standings At Close of Play of August 20, 2012

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Washington Nationals           122   76   46    0  .623     -   541  432
Atlanta Braves                 122   70   52    0  .574   6.0   564  480
New York Mets                  122   57   65    0  .467  19.0   524  557
Philadelphia Phillies          122   57   65    0  .467  19.0   508  538
Miami Marlins                  123   56   67    0  .455  20.5   465  549

Washington Nationals 5, Atlanta Braves 4

Day

Game Played on Monday, August 20, 2012 (N) at Nationals Park

ATL N    1  0  0    1  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   4 12  0
WAS N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  -   5 13  0
BATTING
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      5   0   0   0       2   2       3   0
Prado lf                      7   2   3   0       0   0       2   0
Heyward rf                    6   1   2   3       1   1       4   0
Jones 3b                      5   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
Freeman 1b                    4   1   2   0       2   1      13   3
Uggla 2b                      6   0   1   0       0   1       2   2
McCann c                      5   0   2   0       1   0       8   0
Janish ss                     5   0   1   1       1   1       2   8
Hudson p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       2   1
  Venters p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hinske ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  O'Flaherty p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Durbin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Francisco ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Avilan p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Martinez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       48   4  12   4       8   8      37  18
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Uggla-Janish-Freeman, Janish-Uggla-Freeman.
BATTING - 
2B: Prado 2 (33,off Zimmermann,off M. Gonzalez); Uggla (22,off Zimmermann);
Freeman (28,off Zimmermann).
HR: Heyward (21,5th inning off Zimmermann 1 on 1 out).
SH: Hudson (5,off Gorzelanny).
GDP: Jones (11,off Mattheus).
Team LOB: 14.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: McCann (2,2nd base off Storen/Suzuki).
CS: Heyward (6,3rd base by Zimmermann/Suzuki).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Werth rf                      5   1   2   0       1   0       5   0
Harper cf                     5   1   1   1       0   1       5   0
Zimmerman 3b                  4   1   2   0       2   0       1   3
Morse lf                      6   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
LaRoche 1b                    5   0   2   1       1   0       9   1
Desmond ss                    5   1   2   2       1   2       0   1
Espinosa 2b                   5   1   0   0       1   2       4   3
Suzuki c                      6   0   2   0       0   0       9   2
Zimmermann p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gorzelanny p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bernadina ph                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Mattheus p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Storen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Moore ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burnett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clippard p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  M. Gonzalez p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lombardozzi ph              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Stammen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Tracy ph                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       47   5  13   5       6   8      39  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Zimmerman-Espinosa-LaRoche.
BATTING - 
2B: Werth 2 (11,off Hudson 2).
HR: Desmond (18,1st inning off Hudson 1 on 2 out).
SH: Harper (2,off Venters).
GDP: Desmond (12,off Hudson); Morse (8,off Venters).
IBB: Zimmerman (8,by Venters).
Team LOB: 12.
PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hudson                        6     7   4   4   4   3   1  28
Venters                       1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
O'Flaherty                    1     2   0   0   1   1   0   6
Durbin                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Avilan                        2     1   0   0   0   3   0   7
Martinez L(5-3)               1.1   3   1   1   0   1   0   7
Totals                       12.1  13   5   5   6   8   1  54
Hudson faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
WP: O'Flaherty (1).
IBB: Venters (3,Zimmerman).
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zimmermann                    5     8   4   4   2   2   1  24
Gorzelanny                    1     0   0   0   2   0   0   5
Mattheus                      1     0   0   0   2   0   0   4
Storen                        1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Burnett                       1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Clippard                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
M. Gonzalez                   1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Stammen W(6-1)                2     0   0   0   1   2   0   7
Totals                       13    12   4   4   8   8   1  57
Umpires: HP - Doug Eddings, 1B - Kerwin Danley, 2B - Paul Nauert, 3B - Dana DeMuth
Time of Game: 4:27   Attendance: 21298
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