Washington Nationals 5, Houston Astros 1
Regular Season Game 47
Played on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 (N) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  3  0
WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  4  x  -   5  6  0
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Taveras cf                    4   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Biggio 2b                     3   0   1   0       1   0       1   6
Berkman 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   0      10   2
Ensberg 3b                    4   1   1   1       0   2       0   0
Wilson lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Lane rf                       2   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Ausmus c                      3   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Everett ss                    3   0   0   0       0   0       2   5
Oswalt p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
  Lamb ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wheeler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lidge p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Miller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   1   3   1       2   4      24  14

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Biggio-Everett-Berkman.

BATTING - 
HR: Ensberg (16,2nd inning off O'Connor 0 on 0 out).
Team LOB: 4.

Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    4   1   2   1       0   1       0   0
Clayton ss                    4   0   1   1       0   0       1   4
Vidro 2b                      4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Johnson 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   0      11   0
Guillen rf                    1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Byrd rf                     2   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Zimmerman 3b                  3   1   1   0       0   1       1   1
Jackson cf                    3   1   1   0       0   2       7   0
Gonzalez c                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  LeCroy c                    1   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
O'Connor p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Anderson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ramirez p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Eischen p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Majewski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Ward ph                     1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Ortiz pr                    0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       29   5   6   3       2   8      27   8

BATTING - 
2B: Jackson (4,off Oswalt); Soriano (6,off Lidge).
3B: Zimmerman (1,off Wheeler).
GDP: Clayton (4,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 2.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt                        7     2   1   1   1   7   0  23
Wheeler L(0-3)                0.1   1   1   1   0   1   0   2
Lidge                         0     3   3   3   1   0   0   4
Miller                        0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Totals                        8     6   5   5   2   8   0  31

WP: Lidge (3).
BK: Oswalt (1).

Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
O'Connor                      6     3   1   1   1   2   1  22
Ramirez                       1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Eischen                       0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Majewski W(2-2)               0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   2
Cordero                       1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     3   1   1   2   4   1  32

WP: O'Connor 2 (4).

Umpires: HP - Larry Young, 1B - Tom Hallion, 2B - Mike Everitt, 3B - Alfonso Marquez
Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance: 24194


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Washington Nationals     
1. Taveras             cf        Soriano             lf
2. Biggio              2b        Clayton             ss
3. Berkman             1b        Vidro               2b
4. Ensberg             3b        Johnson             1b
5. Wilson              lf        Guillen             rf
6. Lane                rf        Zimmerman           3b
7. Ausmus              c         Jackson             cf
8. Everett             ss        Gonzalez            c
9. Oswalt              p         O'Connor            p

ASTROS 1ST: Taveras grounded out (third to first); Biggio
grounded out (shortstop to first); Berkman popped to first; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Soriano singled to left; Clayton grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Soriano out at
second]; Vidro grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 0, Nationals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Ensberg homered; Wilson struck out (catcher to
first); Lane lined to center; Ausmus singled to center; O'Connor
threw a wild pitch [Ausmus to second]; O'Connor threw a wild
pitch [Ausmus to third]; Everett flied to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first);
Guillen struck out; Zimmerman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 0.

ASTROS 3RD: BYRD REPLACED GUILLEN (PLAYING RF); Oswalt flied to
right; Nationals right fielder Jose Guillen left the game due
to an injured eye; he had scratched his eye with a batting glove
during batting practice; Taveras flied to center; Biggio
singled to right; Berkman popped to first; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Jackson struck out; Gonzalez grounded out (second
to first); O'Connor struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Nationals 0.

ASTROS 4TH: LECROY REPLACED GONZALEZ (PLAYING C ); Ensberg
popped to first; Wilson grounded out (shortstop to first); Lane
flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 4TH: Soriano struck out; Clayton grounded out (second
to first); Vidro grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 0.

ASTROS 5TH: Ausmus flied to center; Everett flied to center;
Oswalt grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Astros 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 5TH: Johnson grounded out (first to pitcher); Byrd was
called out on strikes; Zimmerman grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 0.

ASTROS 6TH: Taveras grounded out (shortstop to first); Biggio
walked; Berkman popped to third; Ensberg was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 6TH: Jackson doubled to left; LeCroy grounded out
(shortstop to first); ANDERSON BATTED FOR O'CONNOR; Anderson
grounded out (second to first) [Jackson to third]; Oswalt balked
[Jackson scored]; Soriano popped to second; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 1.

ASTROS 7TH: RAMIREZ REPLACED ANDERSON (PITCHING); Wilson flied
to right; Lane walked; Ausmus was called out on strikes; Everett
lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 1.

NATIONALS 7TH: Clayton grounded out (second to first); Vidro was
called out on strikes; Johnson walked; Byrd forced Johnson
(second to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Nationals 1.

ASTROS 8TH: LAMB BATTED FOR OSWALT; EISCHEN REPLACED RAMIREZ
(PITCHING); Lamb popped to shortstop; MAJEWSKI REPLACED EISCHEN
(PITCHING); Taveras grounded out (pitcher to first); Biggio
flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 1.

NATIONALS 8TH: WHEELER REPLACED LAMB (PITCHING); Zimmerman
tripled to center; Jackson struck out; LIDGE REPLACED WHEELER
(PITCHING); LeCroy walked; WARD BATTED FOR MAJEWSKI; Ward
singled to right [Zimmerman scored, LeCroy to third]; Lidge
threw a wild pitch [LeCroy scored, Ward to second]; ORTIZ RAN
FOR WARD; Soriano doubled to left [Ortiz scored]; Clayton
singled to left [Soriano scored, Clayton to second (on throw)];
MILLER REPLACED LIDGE (PITCHING); Vidro grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Clayton to third]; Johnson flied to right; 4 R, 4 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 5.

ASTROS 9TH: CORDERO REPLACED ORTIZ (PITCHING); Berkman flied to
center; Ensberg was called out on strikes; Wilson grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           1   3   0    4
 Nationals        5   6   0    2


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