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Aug 21

This Day in Washington Nationals History

August 21

2005Ryan Church doubled and singled in a six-run first inning, and the Washington Nationals (66-59) went on to beat the  New York Mets (63-61) 7-4.

Cristian Guzman doubled twice and drove in two runs for the Nationals, who kept pace in the tight NL wild-card race.

2007Ryan Zimmerman hit a two-run homer and drove in four runs and Nook Logan added a career-high five hits in the Washington Nationals (57-69) 11-6 win over the Houston Astros (56-70).

*Transaction / Washington Nationals traded Chris Carter to Boston Red Sox completing trade in which

Boston Red Sox traded Wily Mo Pena and cash to Washington Nationals in exchange for a player to be named later (August 17, 2007).

2008Austin Kearns hit a tie-breaking RBI single in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals (45-83) snapped a 12-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies (68-59).

2010Stephen Strasburg was injured for the second time in a month and left the game in the fifth inning with a strained tendon in his right forearm, as the Washington Nationals (53-70) beat the Philadelphia Phillies (69-53) 8-1.

2011Ian Desmond hit a tying homer with two strikes and two outs in the ninth inning, then Jonny Gomes was hit by a pitch from Brad Lidge with the bases loaded in the 10th, giving the Washington Nationals (61-64) an come from behind 5-4 win over Philadelphia Phillies (81-44).

Ryan Zimmerman started the 10th with a leadoff double against Lidge (0-1). Michael Morse was walked intentionally and Jayson Werth, singled to load the bases.

2012 – Stephen Strasburg, struck out  10 and allowed one run in six innings for his 15th win as the Washington Nationals (77-46) beat the Atlanta Braves (70-53) 4-1.

Standings At Close of Play of August 21, 2005

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                 124   70   54    0  .565     -   598  503
Philadelphia Phillies          125   67   58    0  .536   3.5   576  567
Florida Marlins                123   65   58    0  .528   4.5   554  507
Washington Nationals           124   65   59    0  .524   5.0   491  496
New York Mets                  123   63   60    0  .512   6.5   559  507

Washington Nationals 7, New York Mets 4

Day

Game Played on Sunday, August 21, 2005 (D) at Shea Stadium

WAS N    6  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   7 13  2
NY  N    0  0  0    0  3  0    0  0  1  -   4  8  1
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Church lf                     3   1   2   1       2   0       0   0
Vidro 2b                      5   0   0   0       0   1       0   5
Johnson 1b                    4   0   0   1       0   0       9   1
Guillen rf                    5   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Wilson cf                     5   1   2   1       0   0       1   0
Castilla 3b                   4   2   2   1       0   1       0   0
Bennett c                     4   1   3   0       0   0      11   1
Guzman ss                     4   1   2   2       0   0       4   1
Loaiza p                      3   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Carrasco p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eischen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baerga ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ayala p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  C. Cordero p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   7  13   7       2   3      27   9
FIELDING - 
E: Johnson (5), C. Cordero (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Church (15,off Benson); Guillen (27,off Benson); Wilson (23,off Benson);
Guzman 2 (10,off Benson,off Padilla).
SF: Johnson (2,off Benson).
GDP: Guzman (12,off Graves); Vidro (7,off Heilman).
Team LOB: 7.
New York Mets                AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Reyes ss                      5   0   1   0       0   2       4   6
Cairo 2b                      5   0   0   0       0   0       1   6
Beltran cf                    4   0   0   0       1   1       1   0
Floyd lf                      4   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Wright 3b                     5   0   2   0       0   2       1   0
Anderson 1b                   4   1   2   0       0   0      13   1
Castro c                      3   0   0   0       1   3       5   0
Diaz rf                       4   1   2   0       0   1       2   0
Benson p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Padilla p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Jacobs ph                   1   1   1   3       0   0       0   0
  Graves p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Matsui ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Heilman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Offerman ph                 0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       37   4   8   3       4  12      27  16
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Cairo-Reyes-Anderson, Heilman-Reyes-Anderson.
E: Diaz (3).
BATTING - 
HR: Jacobs (1,5th inning off Loaiza 2 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 10.
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Loaiza W(8-9)                 6.1   7   3   3   2   8   1  28
Carrasco                      0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Eischen                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Ayala                         1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
C. Cordero                    1     0   1   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9     8   4   3   4  12   1  41
New York Mets                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Benson L(9-5)                 0.2   8   6   6   0   0   0  10
Padilla                       4.1   4   1   1   1   1   0  19
Graves                        2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6
Heilman                       2     0   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9    13   7   7   2   3   0  41
Umpires: HP - Hunter Wendelstedt, 1B - Mike Winters, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 
3B - Jerry Meals
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 42412

Standings At Close of Play of August 21, 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          124   62   62    0  .500  13.5   663  644
Atlanta Braves                 124   59   65    0  .476  16.5   638  622
Florida Marlins                124   58   66    0  .468  17.5   570  590
Washington Nationals           125   54   71    0  .432  22.0   570  650

Florida Marlins 3, Washington Nationals 1

Day

Game Played on Monday, August 21, 2006 (N) at Dolphin Stadium

WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  4  1
FLA N    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  x  -   3  7  0
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    4   1   1   1       0   0       0   0
Lopez ss                      3   0   1   0       1   1       0   2
Zimmerman 3b                  3   0   0   0       1   1       1   4
Johnson 1b                    2   0   0   0       2   0       8   0
Vidro 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Kearns rf                     4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Church cf                     4   0   1   0       0   1       4   0
Schneider c                   3   0   1   0       0   0       9   1
  Anderson ph                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Traber p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Rauch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ward ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   4   1       6   5      24   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Schneider-Vidro.
E: Soriano (10).
BATTING - 
2B: Church (10,off Sanchez).
HR: Soriano (41,6th inning off Sanchez 0 on 0 out).
SH: Traber (1,off Sanchez).
Team LOB: 8.
Florida Marlins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Ramirez ss                    4   1   2   1       0   0       1   3
Uggla 2b                      4   1   2   1       0   1       3   2
Cabrera 3b                    3   0   2   1       1   0       1   1
Willingham lf                 3   0   0   0       1   2       3   0
  Mitre p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borowski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Helms 1b                      3   0   0   0       0   0       7   1
Ross cf,lf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       4   0
Olivo c                       4   0   1   0       0   1       5   1
Hermida rf                    2   1   0   0       0   1       2   0
Sanchez p                     2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Abercrombie ph              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Amezaga cf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   3   7   3       2   9      27   9
BATTING - 
2B: Ramirez (28,off Traber).
3B: Ramirez (6,off Traber).
SH: Abercrombie (3,off Traber).
HBP: Helms (5,by Traber); Hermida (5,by Traber).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Cabrera (6,2nd base by Traber/Schneider).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Traber L(3-2)                 6.2   6   3   3   2   7   0  29
Rauch                         1.1   1   0   0   0   2   0   5
Totals                        8     7   3   3   2   9   0  34
HBP: Traber 2 (6,Helms,Hermida).
Florida Marlins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sanchez W(5-2)                7     4   1   1   4   4   1  28
Mitre                         1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Borowski SV(28)               1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9     4   1   1   6   5   1  36
Umpires: HP - Jerry Crawford, 1B - Brian O'Nora, 2B - Chuck Meriwether, 3B - Phil Cuzzi
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 9316

Standings At Close of Play of August 21, 2007

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                  124   71   53    0  .573     -   600  536
Philadelphia Phillies          124   66   58    0  .532   5.0   675  623
Atlanta Braves                 126   66   60    0  .524   6.0   633  589
Washington Nationals           126   57   69    0  .452  15.0   497  589
Florida Marlins                126   56   70    0  .444  16.0   606  661

Washington Nationals 11, Houston Astros 6

Day

Game Played on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 (N) at Minute Maid Park

WAS N    0  0  0    2  3  3    3  0  0  -  11 14  0
HOU N    1  0  0    2  0  1    0  0  2  -   6 14  1
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopez ss                      5   2   0   0       1   2       0   4
Logan cf                      6   2   5   3       0   0       2   0
Zimmerman 3b                  5   2   3   4       1   0       2   5
Young 1b                      2   0   1   0       2   1       6   1
  Colome p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  King p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Flores ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ayala p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Church ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schroder p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kearns rf                     3   0   0   0       2   2       3   0
Pena lf                       5   1   1   1       0   1       0   0
Belliard 2b                   4   2   1   1       1   1       4   2
Schneider c                   4   1   2   0       1   0       5   1
Hanrahan p                    2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Batista ph,1b               3   1   1   1       0   1       4   0
Totals                       41  11  14  10       8  10      27  14
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Lopez-Belliard-Batista.
BATTING - 
2B: Logan (15,off Rodriguez); Schneider (16,off Rodriguez); Belliard (25,off
Borkowski).
3B: Zimmerman (5,off Rodriguez).
HR: Zimmerman (19,5th inning off Rodriguez 1 on 2 out).
IBB: Lopez (1,by Borkowski).
Team LOB: 11.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Logan (18,2nd base off Rodriguez/Ausmus).
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     6   2   3   4       0   0       3   0
Pence cf                      6   0   1   1       0   2       2   0
Berkman 1b                    3   0   1   1       2   0       7   0
  Wigginton 3b                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lee lf                        4   0   2   0       1   1       0   0
  Lane pr,lf                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Lamb 3b,1b                    5   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Scott rf                      5   0   2   0       0   2       2   0
Loretta ss                    2   1   0   0       1   0       1   5
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burke ph,ss                 1   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Ausmus c                      4   2   3   0       1   0      10   0
Rodriguez p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett ss                2   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  McLemore p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       39   6  14   6       7   5      27   9
FIELDING - 
E: Lee (3).
BATTING - 
2B: Scott (23,off Hanrahan); Ausmus (15,off Schroder); Biggio (27,off Schroder).
HR: Biggio (10,1st inning off Hanrahan 0 on 0 out).
SH: Rodriguez (10,off Hanrahan).
GDP: Burke (7,off Schroder).
Team LOB: 14.
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hanrahan W(3-1)               5     7   3   3   3   2   1  25
Colome                        1     3   1   1   0   1   0   6
King                          1     0   0   0   2   0   0   5
Ayala                         1     1   0   0   1   1   0   5
Schroder                      1     3   2   2   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9    14   6   6   7   5   1  47
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rodriguez L(7-12)             5.1   6   7   7   4   7   1  26
Miller                        0.1   2   1   1   0   0   0   3
Borkowski                     1.1   4   3   2   2   2   0  10
McLemore                      2     2   0   0   2   1   0  10
Totals                        9    14  11  10   8  10   1  49
IBB: Borkowski (8,Lopez).
Umpires: HP - Jim Joyce, 1B - Jim Wolf, 2B - Mike DiMuro, 3B - Tim Tschida
Time of Game: 3:44   Attendance: 34073

Standings At Close of Play of August 21, 2008

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                  128   71   57    0  .555     -   628  561
Philadelphia Phillies          127   68   59    0  .535   2.5   607  537
Florida Marlins                128   65   63    0  .508   6.0   593  620
Atlanta Braves                 128   56   72    0  .438  15.0   576  584
Washington Nationals           128   45   83    0  .352  26.0   470  636

Washington Nationals 4, Philadelphia Phillies 3

Day

Game Played on Thursday, August 21, 2008 (N) at Citizens Bank Park

WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  1    1  2  0  -   4 10  1
PHI N    0  0  0    0  0  1    2  0  0  -   3  8  2
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hernandez 2b                  5   1   2   1       0   0       2   4
Guzman ss                     5   0   2   0       0   1       0   8
Zimmerman 3b                  5   1   2   0       0   1       0   1
Milledge cf                   4   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Belliard 1b                   3   0   0   0       1   0      12   0
Flores c                      4   0   1   1       0   0       5   0
  Orr pr                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hanrahan p                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kearns rf                     3   1   1   1       1   0       0   0
Harris lf                     3   0   1   0       1   2       3   0
Redding p                     2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Boone ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rivera p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nieves ph,c                 1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Totals                       37   4  10   3       4   6      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Guzman-Hernandez-Belliard.
E: Zimmerman (6).
BATTING - 
SH: Belliard (1,off Madson).
IBB: Belliard (1,by Condrey).
Team LOB: 11.
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rollins ss                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   4
Werth rf                      3   1   1   0       1   1       1   0
Utley 2b                      3   0   2   1       1   0       2   3
Howard 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   3      12   0
Burrell lf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Victorino cf                  4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Feliz 3b                      2   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Dobbs ph                    1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Bruntlett 3b                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Ruiz c                        4   1   1   1       0   0       6   0
Moyer p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Durbin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jenkins ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Madson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Romero p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Condrey p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Coste ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   3   8   3       2   7      27  10
FIELDING - 
E: Utley (11), Bruntlett (7).
BATTING - 
2B: Werth (10,off Redding); Jenkins (15,off Rivera).
HR: Ruiz (3,7th inning off Rivera 0 on 2 out).
GDP: Burrell (6,off Hanrahan).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Victorino (28,2nd base off Hanrahan/Nieves).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Redding                       6     3   1   1   1   5   0  22
Rivera W(4-5)                 1     3   2   2   0   0   1   6
Hanrahan SV(4)                2     2   0   0   1   2   0   8
Totals                        9     8   3   3   2   7   1  36
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moyer                         6.2   5   2   1   3   4   0  28
Durbin                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Madson L(3-2)                 0.1   4   2   2   0   0   0   5
Romero                        0.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   2
Condrey                       1     1   0   0   1   0   0   6
Totals                        9    10   4   3   4   6   0  42
IBB: Condrey (8,Belliard).
Umpires: HP - Ed Hickox, 1B - CB Bucknor, 2B - Joe West, 3B - Ed Rapuano
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 41568

Standings At Close of Play of August 21, 2009

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies          119   69   50    0  .580     -   628  530
Florida Marlins                122   65   57    0  .533   5.5   580  577
Atlanta Braves                 122   64   58    0  .525   6.5   552  495
New York Mets                  122   57   65    0  .467  13.5   518  567
Washington Nationals           122   43   79    0  .352  27.5   548  658

Milwaukee Brewers 7, Washington Nationals 3

Day

Game Played on Friday, August 21, 2009 (N) at Nationals Park

MIL N    2  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  3  -   7 12  1
WAS N    2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   3  5  0
BATTING
Milwaukee Brewers            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopez 2b                      5   0   2   2       0   1       2   3
Counsell ss,3b                4   0   0   1       0   2       1   1
Braun lf                      4   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Fielder 1b                    5   1   1   2       0   2      10   0
  Hoffman p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
McGehee 3b,1b                 4   1   1   1       0   1       1   3
Cameron cf                    4   1   2   0       0   0       3   0
Catalanotto rf                4   2   2   0       0   0       0   0
  Escobar ss                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Kendall c                     4   1   3   1       0   0       7   0
Looper p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
  Iribarren ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coffey p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gerut ph,rf                 0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       37   7  12   7       2   7      27  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. McGehee-Lopez-Fielder.
E: Lopez (14).
BATTING - 
HR: Fielder (33,1st inning off Martin 1 on 2 out); McGehee (10,4th inning off
Martin 0 on 1 out).
SF: Counsell (4,off Sosa).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Braun (5,2nd base by Clippard/Nieves).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan cf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       6   0
Guzman ss                     3   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Zimmerman 3b                  4   1   1   2       0   0       1   2
Dunn 1b                       2   1   1   1       2   0       7   0
Willingham rf                 4   0   0   0       0   3       0   0
Harris lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Belliard 2b                   3   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Nieves c                      3   0   1   0       0   2       7   1
Martin p                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Villone p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clippard p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Morse ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Sosa p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   3   5   3       2   7      27   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Nieves-Guzman.
BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (14,off Looper).
HR: Dunn (32,1st inning off Looper 0 on 2 out); Zimmerman (25,9th inning off
Hoffman 0 on 0 out).
SH: Guzman (5,off Looper); Martin (1,off Looper).
GDP: Willingham (9,off Looper).
Team LOB: 3.
PITCHING
Milwaukee Brewers            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Looper W(11-6)                6     4   2   2   2   4   1  23
Coffey                        2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Hoffman                       1     1   1   1   0   1   1   4
Totals                        9     5   3   3   2   7   2  33
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Martin L(2-3)                 6.2   8   4   4   0   4   2  28
Villone                       0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Clippard                      1     0   0   0   1   2   0   3
Sosa                          1     4   3   3   1   0   0   8
Totals                        9    12   7   7   2   7   2  40
Umpires: HP - Laz Diaz, 1B - Mike Reilly, 2B - Chuck Meriwether, 3B - Mike Muchlinski
Time of Game: 2:28   Attendance: 26307

Standings At Close of Play of August 21, 2010

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                 123   72   51    0  .585     -   563  456
Philadelphia Phillies          122   69   53    0  .566   2.5   573  508
Florida Marlins                122   62   60    0  .508   9.5   546  523
New York Mets                  123   62   61    0  .504  10.0   500  478
Washington Nationals           123   53   70    0  .431  19.0   495  563

Washington Nationals 8, Philadelphia Phillies 1

Day

Game Played on Saturday, August 21, 2010 (N) at Citizens Bank Park

WAS N    3  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  3  -   8 12  1
PHI N    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  4  0
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan cf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Desmond ss                    5   2   4   0       0   0       1   4
Dunn 1b                       2   1   0   0       3   1      14   0
  Maxwell pr                  0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Batista p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Zimmerman 3b                  5   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
Bernadina lf                  4   3   2   3       1   0       1   0
Kennedy 2b,1b                 4   0   1   2       1   0       0   7
Rodriguez c                   5   0   2   2       0   1      10   0
Harris rf                     4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
Strasburg p                   2   0   0   1       0   0       0   1
  Stammen p                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Slaten p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mench ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Clippard p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gonzalez 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   8  12   8       5   6      27  13
FIELDING - 
E: Stammen (4).
BATTING - 
2B: Zimmerman (27,off Kendrick).
3B: Morgan (7,off Kendrick).
HR: Bernadina (8,9th inning off Durbin 2 on 1 out).
GDP: Zimmerman (13,off Kendrick).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Harris (3,2nd base off Contreras/Schneider).
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rollins ss                    4   0   1   0       0   1       3   3
Polanco 3b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Utley 2b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   9
Howard 1b                     4   0   1   1       0   1      13   0
Victorino cf                  4   0   0   0       0   3       1   0
Ibanez lf                     3   0   0   0       1   3       2   0
Brown rf                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Romero p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Sweeney ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Contreras p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Durbin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Werth ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Schneider c                   3   0   0   0       0   1       8   0
Kendrick p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Francisco rf                2   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   1   4   1       2  10      27  16
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Utley-Rollins-Howard.
BATTING - 
2B: Polanco (22,off Strasburg); Francisco (12,off Stammen); Rollins (12,off
Clippard).
Team LOB: 6.
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Strasburg                     4.1   2   1   1   0   6   0  15
Stammen                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Slaten W(3-1)                 1.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   5
Clippard                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Batista                       1     0   0   0   2   1   0   5
Totals                        9     4   1   1   2  10   0  34
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Kendrick L(8-6)               5.2   9   5   5   4   2   0  29
Romero                        1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4
Contreras                     1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Durbin                        1     2   3   3   1   2   1   6
Totals                        9    12   8   8   5   6   1  43
Umpires: HP - Brian O'Nora, 1B - Chris Guccione, 2B - Jerry Crawford, 3B - Phil Cuzzi
Time of Game: 3:06   Attendance: 45266

Standings At Close of Play of August 21, 2011

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies          125   81   44    0  .648     -   556  410
Atlanta Braves                 128   76   52    0  .594   6.5   531  464
Washington Nationals           125   61   64    0  .488  20.0   487  513
New York Mets                  126   60   66    0  .476  21.5   565  574
Florida Marlins                127   57   70    0  .449  25.0   494  571

Washington Nationals 5, Philadelphia Phillies 4

Day

Game Played on Sunday, August 21, 2011 (D) at Nationals Park

PHI N    0  2  1    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  -   4  8  0
WAS N    2  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  1    1  -   5 12  0
BATTING
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rollins ss                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Valdez ss                   2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Victorino cf                  5   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Utley 2b                      5   1   1   1       0   1       0   1
Howard 1b                     5   0   1   0       0   1       6   0
Pence rf                      4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Ibanez lf                     3   2   1   0       1   1       1   0
Ruiz c                        4   1   2   2       0   0      13   0
Martinez 3b                   4   0   1   1       0   0       1   1
Halladay p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Schwimer p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gload ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bastardo p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   4   8   4       2   8      28   4
BATTING - 
HR: Ruiz (5,2nd inning off Wang 1 on 0 out); Utley (9,3rd inning off Wang 0
on 1 out).
Team LOB: 6.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Desmond ss                    5   2   2   1       0   2       0   2
Ankiel cf                     5   1   2   0       0   2       2   0
Zimmerman 3b                  4   1   2   1       0   1       0   3
Morse 1b                      3   0   1   0       1   0      14   0
Werth rf                      5   0   1   0       0   3       2   0
Espinosa 2b                   5   1   3   2       0   1       2   5
Gomes lf                      4   0   0   1       0   1       2   0
Flores c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Wang p                        2   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
  Gorzelanny p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cora ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Coffey p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clippard p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Storen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bixler ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Burnett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       39   5  12   5       1  13      30  12
BATTING - 
2B: Desmond (20,off Halladay); Zimmerman (15,off Lidge).
HR: Espinosa (18,6th inning off Schwimer 0 on 0 out); Desmond (5,9th inning
off Bastardo 0 on 2 out).
SF: Zimmerman (2,off Halladay).
HBP: Morse (11,by Halladay); Gomes (7,by Lidge).
IBB: Morse (4,by Lidge).
Team LOB: 10.
PITCHING
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Halladay                      5     7   2   2   0   5   0  23
Schwimer                      3     2   1   1   0   4   1  11
Bastardo                      1     1   1   1   0   3   1   4
Lidge L(0-1)                  0.1   2   1   1   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9.1  12   5   5   1  13   2  43
HBP: Halladay (3,Morse); Lidge (1,Gomes).
IBB: Lidge (2,Morse).
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wang                          5.2   5   3   3   1   4   2  23
Gorzelanny                    0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Coffey                        1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Clippard                      1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Storen                        1     2   1   1   1   2   0   6
Burnett W(4-5)                1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                       10     8   4   4   2   8   2  40
Umpires: HP - Jerry Meals, 1B - CB Bucknor, 2B - Dan Iassogna, 3B - Dale Scott
Time of Game: 3:13   Attendance: 41727

Standings At Close of Play of August 21, 2012

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Washington Nationals           123   77   46    0  .626     -   545  433
Atlanta Braves                 123   70   53    0  .569   7.0   565  484
New York Mets                  123   57   66    0  .463  20.0   526  563
Philadelphia Phillies          123   57   66    0  .463  20.0   512  543
Miami Marlins                  124   57   67    0  .460  20.5   471  554

Washington Nationals 4, Atlanta Braves 1

Day

Game Played on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 (N) at Nationals Park

ATL N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  6  0
WAS N    0  1  0    0  3  0    0  0  x  -   4  7  1
BATTING
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Prado lf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       0   1
Heyward rf                    4   0   3   0       0   1       1   0
Freeman 1b                    2   0   0   1       1   0      10   0
Uggla 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
McCann c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Francisco 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   2       0   3
Janish ss                     3   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Maholm p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
  Johnson ph                  1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Durbin p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   1   6   1       1  10      24  11
BATTING - 
2B: Prado (34,off Strasburg).
SF: Freeman (7,off Strasburg).
HBP: Bourn (2,by Burnett).
GDP: Prado (16,off Burnett).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Heyward (18,2nd base off Clippard/Flores).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Werth rf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Harper cf                     4   0   0   0       0   4       3   0
Zimmerman 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Morse lf                      4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
  Bernadina lf                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
LaRoche 1b                    2   1   1   0       1   0       6   0
Desmond ss                    3   2   2   1       0   0       2   2
Espinosa 2b                   3   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Flores c                      3   1   1   3       0   0      10   1
Strasburg p                   2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Storen p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lombardozzi ph              1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Burnett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Clippard p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   7   4       1   9      27   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Burnett-Desmond-LaRoche.
E: Clippard (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Desmond (25,off Maholm); Werth (12,off Maholm).
HR: Desmond (19,2nd inning off Maholm 0 on 2 out); Flores (4,5th inning off
Maholm 2 on 1 out).
Team LOB: 3.
PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Maholm L(11-8)                7     7   4   4   1   6   2  28
Durbin                        1     0   0   0   0   3   0   3
Totals                        8     7   4   4   1   9   2  31
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Strasburg W(15-5)             6     4   1   1   1  10   0  22
Storen                        1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Burnett                       1     1   0   0   0   0   0   4
Clippard SV(28)               1     1   0   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     6   1   1   1  10   0  34
HBP: Burnett (1,Bourn).
Umpires: HP - Kerwin Danley, 1B - Paul Nauert, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - Doug Eddings
Time of Game: 2:24   Attendance: 33888
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