Houston Astros 3, Washington Nationals 2
Regular Season Game 96
Played on Thursday, July 21, 2005 (N) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

HOU N    0  0  0    0  1  2    0  0  0  -   3 11  0
WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2  -   2  8  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    5   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
Biggio 2b                     4   0   2   0       0   0       2   6
Berkman rf,1b                 4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Lamb 1b                       4   1   1   1       0   0       8   0
  Lane rf                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Palmeiro lf                   4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Everett ss                    4   2   2   0       0   0       3   3
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       0   1       7   0
Oswalt p                      3   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Vizcaino ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   3  11   2       0   3      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 3. Ensberg-Biggio-Lamb, Biggio-Everett-Lamb, Everett-Biggio-Lamb.

BATTING - 
2B: Biggio (27,off Loaiza).
HR: Lamb (4,6th inning off Loaiza 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Everett (11,2nd base off Loaiza/Schneider).

Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Carroll ss,3b                 3   0   1   0       0   1       0   3
Vidro 2b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       2   0
Guillen rf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
Church lf                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Wilson cf                     4   1   2   2       0   2       5   0
Wilkerson 1b                  4   0   1   0       0   0       8   2
Schneider c                   4   0   2   0       0   0       5   0
Baerga 3b                     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eischen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carrasco p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Loaiza p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   1
  Guzman ss                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       32   2   8   2       0   7      27   8

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Guillen-Wilkerson, Wilkerson-Schneider.
E: Baerga (6).

BATTING - 
HR: Wilson (17,9th inning off Lidge 1 on 1 out).
HBP: Baerga (6,by Oswalt); Carroll (2,by Oswalt).
GDP: Vidro (5,off Oswalt); Guillen (9,off Oswalt); Wilkerson (5,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt W(13-8)                8     6   0   0   0   6   0  29
Lidge SV(22)                  1     2   2   2   0   1   1   5
Totals                        9     8   2   2   0   7   1  34

WP: Lidge (6).
HBP: Oswalt 2 (6,Baerga,Carroll).

Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Loaiza L(6-6)                 7    11   3   2   0   2   1  31
Eischen                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Carrasco                      1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
Totals                        9    11   3   2   0   3   1  37


Umpires: HP - Marty Foster, 1B - James Hoye, 2B - Dana DeMuth, 3B - Troy Fullwood
Time of Game: 2:27   Attendance: 36840


Starting Lineups:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           3  11   0    7
 Nationals        2   8   1    5


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