Washington Nationals 6, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 113
Played on Tuesday, August 9, 2005 (N) at Minute Maid Park

WAS N    0  1  2    2  1  0    0  0  0  -   6  8  1
HOU N    0  1  0    0  2  2    0  0  0  -   5  9  0
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Watson lf                     5   2   2   1       0   0       2   0
Vidro 2b                      4   0   1   1       0   0       3   2
Johnson 1b                    2   0   0   0       3   0       7   1
Castilla 3b                   5   1   1   2       0   1       2   1
Wilkerson cf                  2   1   1   1       2   0       2   0
Wilson rf                     4   0   0   0       0   3       2   0
Schneider c                   3   1   2   1       1   0       4   0
Guzman ss                     4   0   0   0       0   2       4   2
Patterson p                   2   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
  Ayala p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stanton p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Blanco ph                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Majewski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  C. Cordero p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6   8   6       6   7      27   7

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Stanton-Guzman-Johnson, Vidro-Guzman-Johnson.
E: Guzman (11).

BATTING - 
2B: Watson (1,off Astacio).
HR: Wilkerson (8,2nd inning off Astacio 0 on 1 out); Schneider (8,4th inning
off Astacio 0 on 0 out); Watson (1,4th inning off Astacio 0 on 2 out);
Castilla (8,5th inning off Harville 0 on 1 out).
SH: Patterson (6,off Harville).
SF: Vidro (3,off Astacio).
GDP: Castilla (14,off Qualls).
IBB: Wilkerson (7,by Qualls).
Team LOB: 7.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   1   2   0       1   1       1   0
Biggio 2b                     5   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Berkman lf                    4   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Ensberg 3b                    4   2   3   3       1   1       1   1
Lamb 1b                       5   0   0   0       0   0      11   1
Palmeiro rf                   4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Everett ss                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   4
Ausmus c                      2   1   1   0       2   1       7   0
Astacio p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Burke ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harville p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Bruntlett ph                0   1   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Lane ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Gallo p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Vizcaino 2b                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       35   5   9   3       6   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Everett-Lamb.

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (22,off Patterson).
3B: Lane (3,off Majewski).
HR: Ensberg 2 (31,2nd inning off Patterson 0 on 0 out,5th inning off Patterson
1 on 2 out).
GDP: Lamb 2 (8,off Stanton,off C. Cordero).
IBB: Ausmus (5,by Patterson).
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Palmeiro (3,2nd base off Patterson/Schneider).

PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Patterson W(6-3)              5.2   7   5   3   4   2   2  28
Ayala                         0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   3
Stanton                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Majewski                      0.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   4
C. Cordero SV(37)             1.1   0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Totals                        9     9   5   3   6   4   2  41

Ayala faced 1 batter in the 7th inning
WP: Patterson 2 (8).
IBB: Patterson (6,Ausmus).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Astacio L(2-5)                4     6   5   5   2   2   3  20
Harville                      2     1   1   1   1   2   1   8
Qualls                        2     1   0   0   2   2   0   8
Gallo                         0.2   0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Lidge                         0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     8   6   6   6   7   4  40

IBB: Qualls (2,Wilkerson).

Umpires: HP - Jim Reynolds, 1B - John Hirschbeck, 2B - Wally Bell, 3B - Lance Barksdale
Time of Game: 3:08   Attendance: 34255


Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          Houston Astros           
1. Watson              lf        Taveras             cf
2. Vidro               2b        Biggio              2b
3. Johnson             1b        Berkman             lf
4. Castilla            3b        Ensberg             3b
5. Wilkerson           cf        Lamb                1b
6. Wilson              rf        Palmeiro            rf
7. Schneider           c         Everett             ss
8. Guzman              ss        Ausmus              c
9. Patterson           p         Astacio             p

NATIONALS 1ST: Watson grounded out (first unassisted); Debut
game for Brandon Watson; Vidro popped to shortstop; Johnson
popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros
0.

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras lined to second; Biggio flied to center;
Berkman popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0,
Astros 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Castilla popped to third; Wilkerson homered;
Wilson flied to right; Schneider singled to right; Guzman struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ensberg homered; Lamb grounded out (first
unassisted); Palmeiro singled to center; Palmeiro stole second;
Everett popped to shortstop; Ausmus was walked intentionally;
Patterson threw a wild pitch [Palmeiro to third, Ausmus to
second]; Astacio grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Nationals 1, Astros 1.

NATIONALS 3RD: Patterson singled to right; Watson doubled
[Patterson to third]; Vidro hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Patterson scored, Watson to third]; Johnson walked; Castilla
grounded out (third to first) [Watson scored, Johnson to
second]; Wilkerson walked; Wilson struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Nationals 3, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Taveras struck out; Biggio grounded out (third to
first); Berkman doubled to left; Patterson threw a wild pitch
[Berkman to third]; Ensberg walked; Lamb popped to third; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 3, Astros 1.

NATIONALS 4TH: Schneider homered; Guzman flied to left;
Patterson grounded out (shortstop to first); Watson homered;
Vidro grounded out (first to pitcher); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Nationals 5, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Palmeiro grounded out (first to pitcher); Everett
flied to left; Ausmus walked; BURKE BATTED FOR ASTACIO; Burke
popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 5, Astros 1.

NATIONALS 5TH: HARVILLE REPLACED BURKE (PITCHING); Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Castilla homered; Wilkerson
grounded out (second to first); Wilson was called out on
strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 6, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: Taveras singled to right; Biggio popped to first;
Berkman flied to center; Ensberg homered [Taveras scored]; Lamb
popped to third; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 6, Astros 3.

NATIONALS 6TH: Schneider walked; Guzman was called out on
strikes; Patterson out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Schneider to second]; Watson grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: Palmeiro flied to right; Everett struck out; Ausmus
singled to center; BRUNTLETT BATTED FOR HARVILLE; Bruntlett
walked [Ausmus to second]; Taveras singled to shortstop [Ausmus
to third, Bruntlett to second]; AYALA REPLACED PATTERSON
(PITCHING); Biggio reached on an error by Guzman [Ausmus scored
(unearned) (no RBI), Bruntlett scored (unearned) (no RBI),
Taveras to third]; Berkman flied to left; 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
2 LOB.  Nationals 6, Astros 5.

NATIONALS 7TH: QUALLS REPLACED BRUNTLETT (PITCHING); Vidro
singled to left; Johnson walked [Vidro to second]; Castilla
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Vidro to
third, Johnson out at second]; Wilkerson was walked
intentionally; Wilson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Nationals 6, Astros 5.

ASTROS 7TH: Ensberg singled to left; STANTON REPLACED AYALA
(PITCHING); Lamb grounded into a double play (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [Ensberg out at second]; Palmeiro flied to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 6, Astros 5.

NATIONALS 8TH: Schneider grounded out (pitcher to first); Guzman
grounded out (second to first); BLANCO BATTED FOR STANTON;
Blanco was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Nationals 6, Astros 5.

ASTROS 8TH: MAJEWSKI REPLACED BLANCO (PITCHING); Everett popped
to first; Ausmus struck out; LANE BATTED FOR QUALLS; Lane
tripled to right; Taveras walked; C. CORDERO REPLACED MAJEWSKI
(PITCHING); Biggio popped to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Nationals 6, Astros 5.

NATIONALS 9TH: GALLO REPLACED LANE (PITCHING); On a bunt Watson
made an out to first; Vidro grounded out (shortstop to first);
Johnson walked; LIDGE REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); VIZCAINO
REPLACED GALLO (PLAYING 2B); Castilla struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Nationals 6, Astros 5.

ASTROS 9TH: Berkman walked; Ensberg struck out; Lamb grounded
into a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Berkman out
at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 6, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Nationals        6   8   1    7
 Astros           5   9   0    9


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