Washington Nationals 7, Houston Astros 6
Regular Season Game 128
Played on Thursday, August 23, 2007 (N) at Minute Maid Park

WAS N    5  0  0    1  0  0    1  0  0  -   7 12  0
HOU N    0  0  0    0  3  0    1  0  2  -   6  9  0
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopez ss                      4   0   0   0       1   1       1   4
Logan cf                      5   1   2   0       0   0       5   0
Zimmerman 3b                  3   2   1   2       1   1       0   3
Young 1b                      4   1   2   1       0   0       5   1
  Fick pr,1b                  0   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Kearns rf                     4   1   3   1       1   0       3   0
Church lf                     4   0   0   1       0   2       2   0
Belliard 2b                   5   1   2   2       0   0       3   1
Schneider c                   4   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
Lannan p                      2   1   1   0       0   0       1   1
  Jimenez ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Colome p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ayala p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  King p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pena ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Rauch p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cordero p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   7  12   7       4   4      27  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Young-Lopez-Lannan.
PB: Schneider (4).

BATTING - 
2B: Zimmerman (33,off Gutierrez); Young 2 (34,off Gutierrez,off McLemore);
Kearns (29,off Gutierrez); Lannan (1,off Gutierrez).
HR: Belliard (8,1st inning off Gutierrez 1 on 2 out).
SF: Zimmerman (4,off Gutierrez); Church (2,off McLemore).
IBB: Kearns (5,by McLemore).
Team LOB: 9.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Biggio 2b                     5   1   1   0       0   0       3   4
Pence cf                      4   2   2   0       1   0       5   0
Berkman 1b                    3   1   1   1       2   0       7   1
Lee lf                        5   2   3   5       0   0       2   0
Wigginton 3b                  2   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  McLemore p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Scott ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Borkowski p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Moehler p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Palmeiro ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Loretta ss,3b,ss              3   0   1   0       1   0       2   1
Burke rf                      2   0   1   0       2   1       3   0
Munson c                      4   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
Gutierrez p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Bruntlett ph,ss             2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Lamb ph,3b                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       34   6   9   6       7   4      27   9

BATTING - 
2B: Berkman (15,off Ayala); Pence (26,off Cordero).
HR: Lee 2 (26,5th inning off Lannan 1 on 2 out,9th inning off Cordero 1 on
2 out).
GDP: Munson (4,off Lannan).
Team LOB: 8.

PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lannan W(2-2)                 5     5   3   3   5   2   1  23
Colome                        1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Ayala                         0.2   2   1   1   0   0   0   4
King                          0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Rauch                         1     0   0   0   1   1   0   4
Cordero SV(28)                1     2   2   2   0   0   1   5
Totals                        9     9   6   6   7   4   2  41

BK: Cordero (1).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Gutierrez L(0-1)              5    11   6   6   0   4   1  26
McLemore                      2     1   1   1   2   0   0   9
Borkowski                     1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Moehler                       1     0   0   0   1   0   0   4
Totals                        9    12   7   7   4   4   1  43

IBB: McLemore (2,Kearns).

Umpires: HP - Alfonso Marquez, 1B - Chuck Meriwether, 2B - Tim Timmons, 3B - Adam Dowdy
Time of Game: 3:09   Attendance: 36407


Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          Houston Astros           
1. Lopez               ss        Biggio              2b
2. Logan               cf        Pence               cf
3. Zimmerman           3b        Berkman             1b
4. Young               1b        Lee                 lf
5. Kearns              rf        Wigginton           3b
6. Church              lf        Loretta             ss
7. Belliard            2b        Burke               rf
8. Schneider           c         Munson              c
9. Lannan              p         Gutierrez           p

NATIONALS 1ST: Lopez flied to center; On a bunt Logan singled to
pitcher; Zimmerman doubled to left [Logan scored]; Young doubled
to right [Zimmerman scored]; Kearns doubled to center [Young
scored]; Church struck out; Belliard homered [Kearns scored];
Schneider singled to center; Lannan grounded out (second to
first); 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Biggio flied to center; Pence grounded out
(shortstop to first); Berkman walked; Lee forced Berkman (third
to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 5, Astros 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Lopez struck out; Logan flied to left; Zimmerman
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Wigginton grounded out (pitcher to first); Loretta
singled to right; Burke singled to center [Loretta to second];
Munson flied to center [Loretta to third]; Gutierrez struck out;
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 5, Astros 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Young flied to right; Kearns singled to left;
Church struck out; Belliard singled to right [Kearns to third];
Schneider popped to shortstop; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals
5, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Biggio grounded out (shortstop to first); Pence
singled to right; Pence was out trying to advance to second
(catcher to second); Berkman walked; Lee grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 5, Astros 0.

NATIONALS 4TH: Lannan doubled to left; Lopez grounded out
(pitcher to first); Logan singled to right [Lannan to third];
Zimmerman out on a sacrifice fly to center [Lannan scored];
Young grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Nationals 6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Wigginton walked; Loretta walked [Wigginton to
second]; Burke struck out; Munson grounded into a double play
(first to shortstop to pitcher) [Loretta out at second]; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 6, Astros 0.

NATIONALS 5TH: Kearns singled to left; Church forced Kearns
(first to shortstop); Belliard flied to center; Schneider
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals
6, Astros 0.

ASTROS 5TH: BRUNTLETT BATTED FOR GUTIERREZ; Bruntlett flied to
center; Biggio singled to right; Pence walked [Biggio to
second]; Schneider allowed a passed ball [Biggio to third, Pence
to second]; Berkman grounded out (second to first) [Biggio
scored, Pence to third]; Lee homered [Pence scored]; Wigginton
flied to right; 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 6, Astros 3.

NATIONALS 6TH: MCLEMORE REPLACED WIGGINTON (PITCHING); LORETTA
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 3B); BRUNTLETT STAYED IN GAME
(PLAYING SS); JIMENEZ BATTED FOR LANNAN; Jimenez flied to
center; Lopez flied to right; Logan lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 6, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: COLOME REPLACED JIMENEZ (PITCHING); Loretta flied to
right; Burke walked; Munson flied to right; Bruntlett struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 6, Astros 3.

NATIONALS 7TH: Zimmerman walked; Young doubled to center
[Zimmerman to third]; Kearns was walked intentionally; Church
out on a sacrifice fly to center [Zimmerman scored]; Belliard
popped to first; FICK RAN FOR YOUNG; Schneider popped to second;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 7, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: FICK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); AYALA REPLACED
COLOME (PITCHING); Biggio flied to left; Pence popped to first;
Berkman doubled to right; Lee singled to left [Berkman scored];
SCOTT BATTED FOR MCLEMORE; KING REPLACED AYALA (PITCHING); Scott
flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 7, Astros 4.

NATIONALS 8TH: BORKOWSKI REPLACED SCOTT (PITCHING); PENA BATTED
FOR KING; Pena flied to right; Lopez walked; Logan forced Lopez
(shortstop to second); Zimmerman grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: RAUCH REPLACED PENA (PITCHING); Loretta grounded out
(third to first); Burke walked; Munson struck out; LAMB BATTED
FOR BRUNTLETT; Lamb grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 7, Astros 4.

NATIONALS 9TH: MOEHLER REPLACED BORKOWSKI (PITCHING); LORETTA
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); LAMB STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING
3B); Fick walked; Kearns forced Fick (shortstop to second);
Church flied to left; Belliard grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 7, Astros 4.

ASTROS 9TH: CORDERO REPLACED RAUCH (PITCHING); Biggio flied to
center; Pence doubled to left; Cordero balked [Pence to third];
Berkman popped to second; Lee homered [Pence scored]; PALMEIRO
BATTED FOR MOEHLER; Palmeiro flied to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Nationals 7, Astros 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Nationals        7  12   0    9
 Astros           6   9   0    8


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