Aug 30

This Day in Washington Nationals History

August 30

2008Elijah Dukes bases-loaded walk in 10th lifts the Washington Nationals (51-85) past the Atlanta Braves (59-77) 9-8. The victory was the Nats fifth straight win.

2010Ryan Zimmerman’s three-run home run along with a three-run homer by Adam Dunn led the Washington Nationals (57-75) to a 9-3 win over the Florida Marlins (65-65).

2011 – Ryan Zimmerman’s three-run homer was more than enough as the Washington Nationals (63-70) beat the Atlanta Braves (79-55) 9-2.

Zimmerman and Michael Morse each had three hits. Morse hit a homer and drove in three runs, and Danny Espinosa and Laynce Nix also hit homers for Washington.

2012Edwin Jackson fans 10 as Nats rout Cardinals

Edwin Jackson fanned 10 in eight innings  as the Washington Nationals (79-51) added to their NL East lead with an 8-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals (71-60).

Bryce Harper hit his third home run in two games, and Jayson Werth homered for the first time since May for the Nationals.

Standings At Close of Play of August 30, 2005

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                 131   74   57    0  .565     -   622  528
Philadelphia Phillies          132   70   62    0  .530   4.5   613  599
Florida Marlins                132   70   62    0  .530   4.5   588  559
New York Mets                  131   69   62    0  .527   5.0   607  524
Washington Nationals           131   68   63    0  .519   6.0   508  525

Washington Nationals 3, Atlanta Braves 2

Day

Game Played on Tuesday, August 30, 2005 (N) at Turner Field

WAS N    0  0  0    1  2  0    0  0  0  -   3 11  0
ATL N    0  0  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  9  0
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wilkerson lf                  5   0   2   0       0   0       4   0
Vidro 2b                      4   0   1   1       1   1       1   1
Johnson 1b                    5   1   1   0       0   1       3   2
Guillen rf                    3   1   2   1       1   0       2   0
Wilson cf                     4   0   1   1       0   2       4   0
Schneider c                   4   0   0   0       0   1       8   1
Castilla 3b                   4   0   2   0       0   1       2   0
Guzman ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   2
Patterson p                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bergmann p                  1   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Carrasco p                  1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Majewski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Baerga ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  C. Cordero p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   3  11   3       2   8      27   7
BATTING - 
2B: Vidro (20,off Sosa); Johnson (31,off Sosa).
HR: Guillen (24,4th inning off Sosa 0 on 0 out).
IBB: Guillen (6,by Sosa).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wilkerson (6,2nd base off Reitsma/Estrada).
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Johnson lf                    4   1   0   0       1   1       5   0
Giles 2b                      5   0   1   1       0   1       1   2
C. Jones 3b                   4   0   1   0       1   1       1   0
A. Jones cf                   4   0   0   1       1   0       3   1
LaRoche 1b                    3   0   1   0       2   0       4   1
  Langerhans pr               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Francoeur rf                  4   0   1   0       1   1       3   0
Estrada c                     4   1   2   0       0   1       8   1
Betemit ss                    4   0   2   0       0   2       1   1
Sosa p                        1   0   0   0       1   0       1   1
  Boyer p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Orr ph                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Foster p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kolb p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hollandsworth ph            1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Reitsma p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   2   9   2       7   8      27   8
BATTING - 
2B: Estrada (25,off Patterson).
Team LOB: 13.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Francoeur (2,2nd base by Patterson/Schneider).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Patterson                     2.2   3   2   2   3   2   0  13
Bergmann W(1-0)               2     3   0   0   2   2   0  11
Carrasco                      2     1   0   0   1   3   0   8
Majewski                      1.1   2   0   0   0   0   0   6
C. Cordero SV(42)             1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     9   2   2   7   8   0  42
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sosa L(9-3)                   5     9   3   3   1   2   1  24
Boyer                         1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Foster                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Kolb                          1     1   0   0   0   3   0   4
Reitsma                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Totals                        9    11   3   3   2   8   1  39
IBB: Sosa (5,Guillen).
Umpires: HP - Larry Vanover, 1B - Randy Marsh, 2B - Jim Wolf, 3B - Sam Holbrook
Time of Game: 3:11   Attendance: 20001

Standings At Close of Play of August 30, 2006

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                  131   82   49    0  .626     -   710  587
Philadelphia Phillies          132   67   65    0  .508  15.5   700  688
Florida Marlins                132   65   67    0  .492  17.5   622  628
Atlanta Braves                 131   63   68    0  .481  19.0   692  657
Washington Nationals           132   55   77    0  .417  27.5   603  710

Philadelphia Phillies 5, Washington Nationals 1

Day

Game Played on Wednesday, August 30, 2006 (N) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

PHI N    0  0  3    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   5  9  1
WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  4  2
BATTING
Philadelphia Phillies        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rollins ss                    5   2   2   0       0   1       3   4
Victorino cf                  4   1   3   0       1   0       2   0
Utley 2b                      5   1   1   1       0   0       4   4
Howard 1b                     4   0   1   2       1   1       9   1
Burrell lf                    2   1   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Roberson lf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Dellucci ph,lf              0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Conine rf                     4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Coste c                       4   0   1   0       0   0       4   0
Nunez 3b                      3   0   0   1       1   0       0   2
Hamels p                      4   0   0   0       0   3       1   2
  Rhodes p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5   9   5       4   6      27  14
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Utley-Howard.
E: Howard (14).
BATTING - 
2B: Howard (17,off Ortiz); Conine (1,off Schroder).
SF: Dellucci (3,off Rauch).
HBP: Burrell (2,by Ortiz); Conine (1,by Ortiz).
GDP: Utley (9,off Ortiz).
IBB: Burrell (4,by Ortiz); Nunez (4,by Schroder); Howard (20,by Rauch).
Team LOB: 10.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rollins (30,2nd base off Ortiz/Harper).
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    4   1   1   1       0   1       2   0
Lopez ss                      4   0   0   0       0   1       2   3
Zimmerman 3b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Johnson 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0       9   0
Kearns rf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Vidro 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Church cf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Harper c                      2   0   0   0       1   0       6   0
Ortiz p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Schroder p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mateo ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rauch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wagner p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   1   4   1       3   3      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Vidro-Lopez-Johnson.
E: Soriano (11), Harper (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (38,off Hamels).
HR: Soriano (43,8th inning off Hamels 0 on 1 out).
SH: Ortiz (6,off Hamels).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
Philadelphia Phillies        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hamels W(7-7)                 8     4   1   1   2   3   1  30
Rhodes                        1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   1   1   3   3   1  33
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ortiz L(9-12)                 6     5   4   3   2   2   0  27
Schroder                      2     2   0   0   1   4   0   9
Rauch                         0.2   2   1   1   1   0   0   5
Wagner                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        9     9   5   4   4   6   0  42
BK: Rauch (1).
HBP: Ortiz 2 (17,Burrell,Conine).
IBB: Ortiz (12,Burrell); Schroder (2,Nunez); Rauch (4,Howard).
Umpires: HP - Gary Darling, 1B - Bruce Dreckman, 2B - Larry Poncino, 3B - Ed Hickox
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 24438

Standings At Close of Play of August 30, 2007

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                  133   73   60    0  .549     -   640  590
Philadelphia Phillies          133   71   62    0  .534   2.0   727  679
Atlanta Braves                 134   69   65    0  .515   4.5   677  623
Washington Nationals           134   58   76    0  .433  15.5   533  638
Florida Marlins                134   58   76    0  .433  15.5   644  718

The Nationals did not play on this date.

Standings At Close of Play of August 30, 2008

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
New York Mets                  136   75   61    0  .551     -   668  595
Philadelphia Phillies          136   74   62    0  .544   1.0   656  566
Florida Marlins                136   69   67    0  .507   6.0   627  656
Atlanta Braves                 136   59   77    0  .434  16.0   616  643
Washington Nationals           136   51   85    0  .375  24.0   520  674

Washington Nationals 9, Atlanta Braves 8

Day

Game Played on Saturday, August 30, 2008 (N) at Nationals Park

ATL N    0  0  4    0  2  0    1  1  0    0  -   8 14  0
WAS N    0  0  0    2  5  1    0  0  0    1  -   9 16  0
BATTING
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Anderson cf                   4   1   2   0       2   0       3   0
Blanco lf                     4   0   1   1       1   1       2   0
C. Jones 3b                   5   2   2   2       0   0       1   3
McCann c                      4   2   2   2       1   1       6   1
Infante ss                    5   1   1   1       0   0       0   2
Prado 1b                      5   1   3   2       0   0       8   0
B. Jones rf                   5   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
Johnson 2b                    5   0   2   0       0   2       4   2
Reyes p                       1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Carlyle p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Escobar ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bennett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Norton ph                   1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ohman p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tavarez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Francoeur ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nunez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       41   8  14   8       4   4      29   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. C. Jones-Johnson-Prado.
PB: McCann (6).
BATTING - 
2B: Anderson (1,off Bergmann); C. Jones (20,off Bergmann); McCann (33,off Bergmann);
Infante (20,off Bergmann); Blanco (12,off Rivera); Johnson (30,off Shell).
HR: McCann (23,5th inning off Bergmann 0 on 0 out); Prado (2,5th inning off
Bergmann 0 on 1 out); C. Jones (20,7th inning off Manning 0 on 0 out).
SH: Blanco (5,off Bergmann); Reyes (3,off Bergmann).
Team LOB: 9.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hernandez 2b                  5   1   3   3       1   0       5   3
Guzman ss                     6   0   3   0       0   1       3   4
Zimmerman 3b                  5   1   3   0       1   0       1   1
Milledge cf                   6   2   2   0       0   2       3   0
Belliard 1b                   6   1   2   2       0   1      11   2
Dukes rf                      4   2   2   1       2   1       0   1
Flores c                      5   1   1   3       0   0       4   2
Langerhans lf                 2   1   0   0       3   0       2   0
Bergmann p                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  M. Estrada p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Orr ph                      1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Manning p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Colome p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Boone ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rivera p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hanrahan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shell p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       43   9  16   9       7   6      30  15
BATTING - 
2B: Belliard (21,off Carlyle); Flores (17,off Carlyle); Dukes (11,off Tavarez).
SH: Bergmann (1,off Reyes).
GDP: Dukes (8,off Bennett).
IBB: Zimmerman (1,by Nunez).
Team LOB: 13.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Dukes (12,2nd base off Reyes/McCann); Milledge (19,2nd base off Bennett/McCann);
Guzman (4,2nd base off Tavarez/McCann).
PITCHING
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Reyes                         4     8   4   4   2   2   0  22
Carlyle                       1     3   3   3   1   2   0   7
Bennett                       2     2   1   1   0   0   0   7
Ohman                         0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Tavarez                       1.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   7
Nunez L(0-2)                  0.2   1   1   1   3   1   0   6
Totals                        9.2  16   9   9   7   6   0  51
Reyes faced 2 batters in the 5th inning
IBB: Nunez (4,Zimmerman).
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bergmann                      4.1   8   6   6   3   0   2  24
M. Estrada                    0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Manning                       1.1   1   1   1   0   1   1   5
Colome                        0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Rivera                        1     3   1   1   0   1   0   5
Hanrahan                      1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Shell W(1-1)                  1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Totals                       10    14   8   8   4   4   3  47
Umpires: HP - Tim McClelland, 1B - Mike Everitt, 2B - Mike DiMuro, 3B - Larry Vanover
Time of Game: 3:46   Attendance: 30326

Standings At Close of Play of August 30, 2009

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies          128   75   53    0  .586     -   665  563
Atlanta Braves                 130   68   62    0  .523   8.0   591  526
Florida Marlins                130   68   62    0  .523   8.0   613  622
New York Mets                  131   59   72    0  .450  17.5   552  613
Washington Nationals           131   46   85    0  .351  30.5   597  712

St. Louis Cardinals 2, Washington Nationals 1

Day

Game Played on Sunday, August 30, 2009 (D) at Busch Stadium III

WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  4  2
STL N    0  0  0    1  0  1    0  0  x  -   2  4  0
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Harris cf                     5   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Guzman ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Zimmerman 3b                  4   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
Dunn 1b                       1   1   0   0       3   0       8   0
Willingham lf                 3   0   1   0       1   2       1   0
Dukes rf                      2   0   1   1       1   0       5   0
Orr 2b                        4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
  Burnett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  MacDougal p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bard c                        4   0   1   0       0   0       5   1
Mock p                        2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Morse ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clippard p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Belliard 2b                 1   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
Totals                       31   1   4   1       5  10      24  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Zimmerman-Belliard-Dunn.
E: Guzman (18), Mock (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Willingham (27,off Franklin).
HBP: Dukes (2,by Wainwright).
Team LOB: 9.
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schumaker 2b                  3   0   0   0       0   1       1   5
  Lugo ph,2b                  0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Rasmus cf                     3   2   2   0       0   0       2   0
  Ludwick ph,rf               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Pujols 1b                     4   0   2   1       0   0       8   1
Holliday lf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Ankiel rf,cf                  1   0   0   1       1   1       1   0
K. Greene 3b                  3   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  DeRosa 3b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Molina c                      3   0   0   0       0   0      10   0
Ryan ss                       3   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Wainwright p                  2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  McClellan p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Franklin p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   2   4   2       2   5      27  10
BATTING - 
SF: Ankiel (3,off Mock).
GDP: Ludwick (3,off MacDougal).
Team LOB: 4.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pujols (14,2nd base off Mock/Bard).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Mock L(3-6)                   6     4   2   2   1   5   0  23
Clippard                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   4
Burnett                       0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
MacDougal                     1     0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        8     4   2   2   2   5   0  30
Burnett faced 1 batter in the 8th inning
WP: Mock (8).
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Wainwright W(16-7)            6     3   1   1   3   7   0  25
McClellan                     1.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   5
Miller                        0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1
Franklin SV(35)               1.1   1   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        9     4   1   1   5  10   0  37
HBP: Wainwright (3,Dukes).
Umpires: HP - Scott Barry, 1B - Tom Hallion, 2B - Ron Kulpa, 3B - Brian O'Nora
Time of Game: 2:47   Attendance: 41083

Standings At Close of Play of August 30, 2010

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Atlanta Braves                 131   76   55    0  .580     -   624  502
Philadelphia Phillies          131   73   58    0  .557   3.0   597  529
Florida Marlins                130   65   65    0  .500  10.5   587  568
New York Mets                  131   65   66    0  .496  11.0   526  516
Washington Nationals           132   57   75    0  .432  19.5   540  611

Washington Nationals 9, Florida Marlins 3

Day

Game Played on Monday, August 30, 2010 (N) at Sun Life Stadium

WAS N    0  1  3    0  0  0    4  0  1  -   9 11  0
FLA N    1  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   3  8  2
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Kennedy 2b,1b                 5   0   1   0       0   0       2   5
Gonzalez ss,2b                5   1   1   0       0   0       1   4
Bernadina lf                  4   3   2   0       1   0       3   0
Zimmerman 3b                  4   3   2   3       1   0       1   1
Dunn 1b                       4   1   2   4       1   1       7   0
  Stammen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Morse rf                      3   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
  Peralta p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Clippard p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Desmond ph,ss               0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Rodriguez c                   5   0   1   0       0   2      10   0
Morgan cf                     3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Marquis p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Maxwell rf                  2   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   9  11   8       4   5      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Zimmerman-Kennedy-Dunn, Kennedy-Gonzalez-Dunn.
BATTING - 
2B: Dunn (33,off Sanabia); Morse (8,off Sanabia); Kennedy (15,off Badenhop).
3B: Bernadina (3,off Miller).
HR: Zimmerman (25,3rd inning off Sanabia 2 on 1 out); Dunn (33,7th inning off
Sanches 2 on 2 out).
SF: Desmond (6,off Miller).
GDP: Kennedy (9,off Sanabia).
IBB: Morgan (1,by Sanabia); Dunn (9,by Miller).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bernadina (13,2nd base off Sanches/Hayes).
Florida Marlins              AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bonifacio 2b                  5   0   2   0       0   2       1   4
Morrison lf                   3   0   0   0       2   2       0   0
Ramirez ss                    3   1   1   1       1   1       2   3
G. Sanchez 1b                 4   0   0   0       0   1      13   0
Tracy 3b                      4   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Stanton rf                    3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Maybin cf                     4   1   2   0       0   1       4   0
Hayes c                       4   1   1   2       0   1       5   1
Sanabia p                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ohman p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Murphy ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Sanches p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Badenhop p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Helms ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Totals                       33   3   8   3       4  10      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bonifacio-Ramirez-G. Sanchez.
E: Bonifacio (1), Tracy (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Maybin (5,off Marquis).
HR: Ramirez (19,1st inning off Marquis 0 on 2 out); Hayes (2,6th inning off
Marquis 1 on 2 out).
HBP: Stanton (1,by Marquis).
GDP: Maybin (3,off Marquis); Hayes (1,off Marquis).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bonifacio (6,2nd base off Marquis/Rodriguez).
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Marquis W(1-7)                5.2   7   3   3   3   1   2  26
Peralta                       1.1   0   0   0   0   3   0   4
Clippard                      1     1   0   0   0   3   0   4
Stammen                       1     0   0   0   1   3   0   4
Totals                        9     8   3   3   4  10   2  38
HBP: Marquis (5,Stanton).
Florida Marlins              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sanabia L(3-2)                5.2   7   4   4   1   2   1  25
Ohman                         0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Sanches                       1     1   4   0   2   1   1   7
Badenhop                      1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Miller                        1     1   1   1   1   1   0   5
Totals                        9    11   9   5   4   5   2  43
WP: Ohman (1), Sanches 3 (4).
IBB: Sanabia (1,Morgan); Miller (2,Dunn).
Umpires: HP - Mike Estabrook, 1B - Jim Wolf, 2B - Marvin Hudson, 3B - Derryl Cousins
Time of Game: 3:05   Attendance: 18326

Standings At Close of Play of August 30, 2011

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Philadelphia Phillies          131   85   46    0  .649     -   596  429
Atlanta Braves                 134   79   55    0  .590   7.5   551  489
New York Mets                  133   64   69    0  .481  22.0   589  605
Washington Nationals           133   63   70    0  .474  23.0   513  545
Florida Marlins                134   60   74    0  .448  26.5   522  599

Washington Nationals 9, Atlanta Braves 2

Day

Game Played on Tuesday, August 30, 2011 (N) at Turner Field

WAS N    0  1  1    0  3  1    3  0  0  -   9 12  0
ATL N    0  1  0    0  0  0    1  0  0  -   2  5  1
BATTING
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Desmond ss                    5   1   1   0       0   2       3   2
Ankiel cf                     5   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Zimmerman 3b                  5   3   3   3       0   1       1   2
Morse lf                      5   2   3   3       0   1       3   0
Nix rf                        4   1   2   2       0   0       2   0
Espinosa 2b                   3   1   1   1       1   1       1   5
Marrero 1b                    3   0   1   0       1   0      13   1
Flores c                      4   0   0   0       0   3       3   0
Hernandez p                   3   1   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Gomes ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gorzelanny p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       38   9  12   9       2  10      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hernandez-Desmond-Marrero.
BATTING - 
2B: Nix (15,off Jurrjens); Morse (32,off Jurrjens); Hernandez (1,off Jurrjens);
Zimmerman (17,off Martinez).
HR: Morse (23,2nd inning off Jurrjens 0 on 0 out); Zimmerman (10,5th inning
off Jurrjens 2 on 1 out); Espinosa (19,6th inning off Jurrjens 0 on 0 out);
Nix (16,7th inning off Martinez 1 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 4.
Atlanta Braves               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   0   1   0       0   0       3   1
Prado lf                      4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
McCann c                      4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Uggla 2b                      3   1   1   0       1   1       1   2
Jones 3b                      3   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Freeman 1b                    4   0   1   0       0   1       9   0
Gonzalez ss                   3   1   1   0       1   0       1   2
Heyward rf                    2   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
Jurrjens p                    2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Martinez p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hinske ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kimbrel p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       30   2   5   2       3   3      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bourn-Uggla-Gonzalez.
E: McCann (5).
BATTING - 
2B: Gonzalez (20,off Hernandez).
SF: Heyward (2,off Hernandez).
GDP: Prado (14,off Hernandez).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Hernandez W(8-12)             7     5   2   2   3   1   0  28
Gorzelanny                    2     0   0   0   0   2   0   6
Totals                        9     5   2   2   3   3   0  34
Atlanta Braves               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jurrjens L(13-6)              6     8   6   6   2   3   3  27
Martinez                      1     3   3   3   0   2   1   6
Vizcaino                      1     1   0   0   0   3   0   4
Kimbrel                       1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        9    12   9   9   2  10   4  40
Umpires: HP - Jeff Kellogg, 1B - Eric Cooper, 2B - Mark Carlson, 3B - Tim Timmons
Time of Game: 2:44   Attendance: 16674

Standings At Close of Play of August 30, 2012

NL East

Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Washington Nationals           130   79   51    0  .608     -   567  464
Atlanta Braves                 131   74   57    0  .565   5.5   593  510
Philadelphia Phillies          131   62   69    0  .473  17.5   540  568
New York Mets                  131   61   70    0  .466  18.5   548  584
Miami Marlins                  131   59   72    0  .450  20.5   498  589

Washington Nationals 8, St. Louis Cardinals 1

Day

Game Played on Thursday, August 30, 2012 (N) at Nationals Park

STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  4  0
WAS N    2  0  1    0  1  2    2  0  x  -   8 13  1
BATTING
St. Louis Cardinals          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Jay cf                        4   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Beltran rf                    4   0   1   0       0   2       2   0
  Cruz 1b                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Holliday lf                   4   0   1   0       0   2       0   0
  Mujica p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Craig 1b,rf                   4   0   0   0       0   1       5   0
Molina c                      2   0   0   0       1   1       4   0
  Lynn p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Robinson lf                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Freese 3b                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   2
Schumaker 2b                  4   0   1   0       0   1       3   2
Furcal ss                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
  Descalso ss                 1   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Garcia p                      2   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Salas p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Anderson c                  1   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Totals                       32   1   4   0       2  10      24  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Cruz-Descalso-Mujica.
BATTING - 
2B: Anderson (1,off Jackson).
Team LOB: 6.
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Werth rf                      4   3   2   2       1   0       1   0
Harper cf                     5   1   2   3       0   0       3   0
Zimmerman 3b                  4   0   1   0       1   1       0   2
Morse lf                      4   1   3   0       1   0       0   0
LaRoche 1b                    3   1   0   1       1   1      13   1
Desmond ss                    4   0   2   0       0   1       2   3
Espinosa 2b                   3   1   1   0       1   1       0   6
Flores c                      4   1   2   2       0   0       7   3
Jackson p                     4   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  M. Gonzalez p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   8  13   8       5   5      27  15
FIELDING - 
E: Zimmerman (11).
BATTING - 
HR: Harper (15,1st inning off Garcia 1 on 0 out); Werth (4,5th inning off Garcia
0 on 0 out).
SF: LaRoche (9,off Garcia).
GDP: LaRoche (9,off Mujica).
Team LOB: 9.
PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Garcia L(3-6)                 5.1   9   6   6   2   2   2  27
Salas                         0.2   1   0   0   0   1   0   3
Lynn                          1     2   2   2   2   2   0   7
Mujica                        1     1   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        8    13   8   8   5   5   2  41
WP: Salas (2).
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Jackson W(8-9)                8     4   1   0   2  10   0  31
M. Gonzalez                   1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9     4   1   0   2  10   0  34
Umpires: HP - Mark Wegner, 1B - Mike Muchlinski, 2B - Brian Knight, 3B - Mike Winters
Time of Game: 2:59   Attendance: 23269
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