Houston Astros 4, Washington Nationals 3
Regular Season Game 34
Played on Wednesday, May 7, 2008 (N) at Minute Maid Park

WAS N    2  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3  7  0
HOU N    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  0  1  -   4  7  0
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Lopez 2b                      4   0   2   0       0   1       0   5
Guzman ss                     4   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Zimmerman 3b                  4   2   3   3       0   1       0   3
Johnson 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   2      12   0
Milledge cf                   3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Kearns rf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Lo Duca c                     3   0   0   0       0   2       3   1
  Nieves ph,c                 1   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Pena lf                       4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
  Colome p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Perez p                       2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  O'Connor p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Boone ph                    0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Hanrahan p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Harris lf                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   3   7   3       2  11      25  11

BATTING - 
2B: Lopez (4,off Oswalt); Pena (2,off Oswalt).
HR: Zimmerman 2 (5,1st inning off Oswalt 1 on 1 out,6th inning off Oswalt 0
on 1 out).
SH: Milledge (4,off Oswalt).
Team LOB: 5.

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      5   0   1   0       0   1       1   1
Matsui 2b                     2   1   0   0       3   1       1   2
Tejada ss                     5   0   0   0       0   1       0   4
Berkman 1b                    3   1   2   1       2   0      12   1
Lee lf                        5   0   1   1       0   2       0   0
Pence rf                      3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Wigginton 3b                  2   1   1   0       1   0       0   0
Ausmus c                      2   0   0   0       0   1      10   1
  Erstad ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Towles c                    0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Oswalt p                      3   0   1   2       0   0       1   2
  Brocail p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Cruz ph                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       31   4   7   4       8   6      27  12

BATTING - 
HR: Berkman (11,4th inning off Perez 0 on 0 out).
SH: Ausmus (1,off O'Connor).
HBP: Wigginton (1,by Perez).
IBB: Berkman 2 (4,by Hanrahan 2).
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Pence (2,3rd base off Perez/Lo Duca); Wigginton (2,2nd base off Perez/Lo
Duca); Matsui 2 (6,2nd base off Hanrahan/Nieves 2).

PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Perez                         5     5   3   3   2   3   1  23
O'Connor                      1     1   0   0   1   0   0   5
Hanrahan L(0-2)               2.1   0   1   1   5   3   0  12
Colome                        0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1
Totals                        8.1   7   4   4   8   6   1  41

WP: Colome (1).
HBP: Perez (4,Wigginton).
IBB: Hanrahan 2 (4,Berkman 2).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Oswalt                        7     6   3   3   2   9   2  28
Brocail                       1     1   0   0   0   1   0   4
Valverde W(4-1)               1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3
Totals                        9     7   3   3   2  11   2  35


Umpires: HP - Charlie Reliford, 1B - Angel Campos, 2B - Greg Gibson, 3B - Brian Runge
Time of Game: 2:54   Attendance: 30432


Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          Houston Astros           
1. Lopez               2b        Bourn               cf
2. Guzman              ss        Matsui              2b
3. Zimmerman           3b        Tejada              ss
4. Johnson             1b        Berkman             1b
5. Milledge            cf        Lee                 lf
6. Kearns              rf        Pence               rf
7. Lo Duca             c         Wigginton           3b
8. Pena                lf        Ausmus              c
9. Perez               p         Oswalt              p

NATIONALS 1ST: Lopez struck out; Guzman singled to left;
Zimmerman homered [Guzman scored]; Johnson was called out on
strikes; Milledge was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Nationals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn grounded out (first unassisted); Matsui
walked; Tejada flied to center; Berkman singled to left [Matsui
to third]; Lee struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 2,
Astros 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Kearns struck out; Lo Duca was called out on
strikes; Pena struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2,
Astros 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Pence grounded out (third to first); Wigginton
walked; Ausmus forced Wigginton (second to shortstop); Oswalt
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals
2, Astros 0.

NATIONALS 3RD: Perez struck out; Lopez doubled to center; Guzman
flied to center [Lopez to third]; Zimmerman struck out (catcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 3RD: Bourn flied to right; Matsui struck out; Tejada
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals
2, Astros 0.

NATIONALS 4TH: Johnson walked; Milledge out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Johnson to second]; Kearns grounded out
(first unassisted) [Johnson to third]; Lo Duca grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 2, Astros 0.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman homered; Lee grounded out (shortstop to
first); Pence singled to third; Wigginton was hit by a pitch
[Pence to second]; Pence stole third; Wigginton stole second;
Ausmus was called out on strikes; Oswalt singled to center
[Pence scored, Wigginton scored]; Bourn singled to first [Oswalt
to second]; Matsui flied to right; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Nationals 2, Astros 3.

NATIONALS 5TH: Pena grounded out (second to first); Perez
grounded out (pitcher to first); Lopez grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 2, Astros 3.

ASTROS 5TH: Tejada flied to center; Berkman popped to first; Lee
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Nationals 2, Astros 3.

NATIONALS 6TH: Guzman grounded out (second to first); Zimmerman
homered; Johnson grounded out (first to pitcher); Milledge
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Nationals 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 6TH: O'CONNOR REPLACED PEREZ (PITCHING); Pence walked;
Wigginton singled to left [Pence to second]; Ausmus out on a
sacrifice bunt (catcher to first) [Pence to third, Wigginton to
second]; Oswalt lined to pitcher; Bourn grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 3, Astros 3.

NATIONALS 7TH: Kearns popped to second; NIEVES BATTED FOR LO
DUCA; Nieves struck out (strikeout was charged to Lo Duca); Pena
doubled to left; BOONE BATTED FOR O'CONNOR; Boone walked; Lopez
singled to center [Pena out at home (center to catcher), Boone
to second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 7TH: NIEVES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); HANRAHAN
REPLACED BOONE (PITCHING); Matsui walked; Matsui stole second;
Tejada grounded out (second to first) [Matsui to third]; Berkman
was walked intentionally; Lee struck out; Pence flied to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 3, Astros 3.

NATIONALS 8TH: BROCAIL REPLACED OSWALT (PITCHING); Guzman
grounded out (pitcher to first); Zimmerman singled to left;
Johnson struck out; Milledge grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 8TH: Wigginton grounded out (second to first); ERSTAD
BATTED FOR AUSMUS; Erstad grounded out (second to first); CRUZ
BATTED FOR BROCAIL; Cruz walked; Bourn struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 3, Astros 3.

NATIONALS 9TH: TOWLES REPLACED ERSTAD (PLAYING C ); VALVERDE
REPLACED CRUZ (PITCHING); Kearns grounded out (shortstop to
first); Nieves struck out; Pena flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Nationals 3, Astros 3.

ASTROS 9TH: Matsui walked; Matsui stole second; Tejada struck
out; Berkman was walked intentionally; COLOME REPLACED PENA
(PITCHING); HARRIS REPLACED HANRAHAN (PLAYING LF); Colome threw
a wild pitch [Matsui to third]; Lee singled to center [Matsui
scored, Berkman to second]; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 3,
Astros 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Nationals        3   7   0    5
 Astros           4   7   0   12


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