Washington Nationals 8, Houston Astros 5
Regular Season Game 48
Played on Thursday, May 25, 2006 (D) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

HOU N    0  1  0    2  0  1    1  0  0  -   5 12  1
WAS N    3  3  1    0  0  0    1  0  x  -   8 11  2
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Burke 2b                      3   0   0   1       1   1       1   2
Ausmus c                      4   0   1   0       1   2       3   0
Berkman rf                    0   0   0   0       2   0       0   0
  Lane rf                     3   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Ensberg 3b                    3   1   0   0       2   1       0   1
Lamb 1b                       4   0   0   0       1   3      11   2
Wilson lf                     5   2   4   1       0   0       2   0
Bruntlett cf                  5   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Everett ss                    5   1   1   1       0   3       3   5
Pettitte p                    1   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Taveras ph                  1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Springer p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Biggio ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Qualls p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Totals                       36   5  12   5       7  10      24  13

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Burke-Everett-Lamb, Lamb-Everett-Lamb.
E: Everett (2).

BATTING - 
2B: Pettitte (1,off Armas); Wilson (4,off Armas); Everett (9,off Armas); Lane
(4,off Armas).
SF: Burke (1,off Armas).
GDP: Lamb (3,off Armas).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wilson 2 (5,2nd base off Armas/LeCroy,3rd base off Armas/LeCroy); Bruntlett
2 (2,2nd base off Armas/LeCroy,3rd base off Armas/LeCroy); Taveras (6,2nd
base off Rivera/LeCroy); Burke (3,2nd base off Rivera/LeCroy); Ensberg
(1,2nd base off Rauch/LeCroy).

Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Soriano lf                    4   3   3   0       0   0       2   1
Clayton ss                    3   2   2   0       0   0       1   1
Vidro 2b                      3   1   2   4       0   1       3   1
Johnson 1b                    4   1   1   1       0   0       5   0
Guillen rf                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Byrd rf                     2   1   1   0       1   0       3   0
Zimmerman 3b                  3   0   2   3       0   0       1   2
Jackson cf                    4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
LeCroy c                      3   0   0   0       0   0       7   0
  Fick c                      1   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Armas p                       2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rivera p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Anderson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rauch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Majewski p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   8  11   8       1   3      27   6

FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Zimmerman-Vidro-Johnson, Soriano-Clayton-Johnson.
E: LeCroy 2 (3).

BATTING - 
2B: Soriano (7,off Pettitte).
3B: Byrd (1,off Pettitte).
HR: Vidro (4,2nd inning off Pettitte 2 on 2 out).
SH: Clayton (2,off Qualls).
SF: Zimmerman (2,off Pettitte); Vidro (4,off Qualls).
GDP: Byrd (5,off Borkowski); Fick (1,off Qualls).
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Zimmerman (4,2nd base off Springer/Ausmus); Soriano (11,3rd base off Qualls/Ausmus).

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Pettitte L(3-6)               3     8   7   7   0   1   1  17
Borkowski                     2     1   0   0   0   0   0   6
Springer                      1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Qualls                        2     1   1   1   1   1   0   8
Totals                        8    11   8   8   1   3   1  35


Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Armas W(5-2)                  5.1   9   4   4   3   6   0  27
Rivera                        0.2   0   0   0   1   1   0   3
Rauch                         1     2   1   1   2   1   0   7
Majewski                      1     0   0   0   1   0   0   3
Cordero SV(7)                 1     1   0   0   0   2   0   4
Totals                        9    12   5   5   7  10   0  44

WP: Armas (4), Rauch (2).

Umpires: HP - Tom Hallion, 1B - Mike Everitt, 2B - Alfonso Marquez, 3B - Larry Young
Time of Game: 2:59   Attendance: 24733


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Washington Nationals     
1. Burke               2b        Soriano             lf
2. Ausmus              c         Clayton             ss
3. Berkman             rf        Vidro               2b
4. Ensberg             3b        Johnson             1b
5. Lamb                1b        Guillen             rf
6. Wilson              lf        Zimmerman           3b
7. Bruntlett           cf        Jackson             cf
8. Everett             ss        LeCroy              c
9. Pettitte            p         Armas               p

ASTROS 1ST: Burke struck out; Ausmus singled to center; Berkman
walked [Ausmus to second]; Ensberg walked [Ausmus to third,
Berkman to second]; Lamb grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Ensberg out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 0, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Soriano doubled to right; On a bunt Clayton
singled to third [Soriano to third]; Vidro struck out; Johnson
singled to right [Soriano scored, Clayton to second]; Guillen
grounded out (pitcher to first) [Clayton to third, Johnson to
second]; Zimmerman singled to left [Clayton scored, Johnson
scored]; Jackson flied to left; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 0,
Nationals 3.

ASTROS 2ND: Wilson singled to right; Bruntlett popped to first;
Wilson stole second; Everett flied to left; Pettitte doubled to
right [Wilson scored]; Armas threw a wild pitch [Pettitte to
third]; Burke popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Nationals 3.

NATIONALS 2ND: LeCroy grounded out (shortstop to first); Armas
grounded out (first unassisted); Soriano singled to third;
Clayton singled to center [Soriano to second]; Vidro homered
[Soriano scored, Clayton scored]; Johnson grounded out (first
unassisted); 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 6.

ASTROS 3RD: BYRD REPLACED GUILLEN (PLAYING RF); Ausmus struck
out; Nationals right fielder Jose Guillen left the game due
to an injured leg; Berkman walked; Ensberg was called out on
strikes; Lamb struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1,
Nationals 6.

NATIONALS 3RD: LANE REPLACED BERKMAN (PLAYING RF); Byrd tripled
to center; Astros Lance Berkman left the game due to an
injured knee; Zimmerman hit a sacrifice fly to center [Byrd
scored]; Jackson grounded out (shortstop to first); LeCroy
popped to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals
7.

ASTROS 4TH: Wilson doubled to center; Wilson stole third;
Bruntlett flied to right; Everett doubled to center [Wilson
scored]; PALMEIRO BATTED FOR PETTITTE; Palmeiro singled to
center [Everett to third, Palmeiro to second (on throw)]; Burke
hit a sacrifice fly to center [Everett scored]; Ausmus popped to
second; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 3, Nationals 7.

NATIONALS 4TH: BORKOWSKI REPLACED PALMEIRO (PITCHING); Armas
grounded out (second to first); Soriano grounded out (third to
first); Clayton grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3, Nationals 7.

ASTROS 5TH: Lane doubled to left; Ensberg grounded out (third to
first); Lamb struck out; Wilson lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 3, Nationals 7.

NATIONALS 5TH: Vidro singled to left; Johnson flied to left;
Byrd grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Vidro out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 3,
Nationals 7.

ASTROS 6TH: Bruntlett singled to right; Bruntlett stole second;
Everett struck out; TAVERAS BATTED FOR BORKOWSKI; Bruntlett
stole third; Taveras singled to right [Bruntlett scored]; RIVERA
REPLACED ARMAS (PITCHING); Taveras stole second [Taveras to
third (error by LeCroy)]; Burke walked; Burke stole second;
Ausmus struck out; Lane flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Astros 4, Nationals 7.

NATIONALS 6TH: SPRINGER REPLACED TAVERAS (PITCHING); On a bunt
Zimmerman singled to pitcher; Zimmerman stole second; Jackson
struck out; LeCroy popped to first; ANDERSON BATTED FOR RIVERA;
Anderson flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 4,
Nationals 7.

ASTROS 7TH: RAUCH REPLACED ANDERSON (PITCHING); Ensberg walked;
Ensberg stole second [Ensberg to third (error by LeCroy)]; Lamb
walked; Wilson singled to left [Ensberg scored, Lamb to second];
FICK REPLACED LECROY (PLAYING C ); Rauch threw a wild pitch
[Lamb to third, Wilson to second]; Bruntlett singled to pitcher
[Lamb stayed at third, Wilson stayed at second]; Everett struck
out; BIGGIO BATTED FOR SPRINGER; Biggio popped to shortstop;
Burke grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Astros 5, Nationals 7.

NATIONALS 7TH: QUALLS REPLACED BIGGIO (PITCHING); Soriano
singled to left; Clayton out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to
second) [Soriano to second]; Soriano stole third; Vidro hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Soriano scored]; Johnson grounded out
(first to pitcher); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Nationals 8.

ASTROS 8TH: MAJEWSKI REPLACED RAUCH (PITCHING); Ausmus walked;
Lane flied to right; Ensberg flied into a double play to left
[Ausmus out at first (left to shortstop to first)]; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 5, Nationals 8.

NATIONALS 8TH: Byrd walked; Zimmerman reached on a fielder's
choice [Byrd to second (error by Everett; assist by Qualls)]; On
a bunt Jackson struck out; Fick grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to first) [Zimmerman out at second]; 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5, Nationals 8.

ASTROS 9TH: CORDERO REPLACED MAJEWSKI (PITCHING); Lamb struck
out; Wilson singled to center; Bruntlett flied to right; Wilson
advanced to second because of defensive indifference [Wilson to
second]; Everett struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 5,
Nationals 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           5  12   1   12
 Nationals        8  11   2    3


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