Houston Astros 5, Washington Nationals 0
Regular Season Game 88
Played on Sunday, July 12, 2009 (D) at Minute Maid Park

WAS N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0 11  1
HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    3  1  x  -   5  6  0
Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Morgan cf                     5   0   1   0       0   0       2   1
Johnson 1b                    4   0   2   0       1   0       8   0
Zimmerman 3b                  5   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Dunn lf                       4   0   0   0       1   2       1   0
Willingham rf                 3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Gonzalez ss                   4   0   2   0       0   0       1   3
A. Hernandez 2b               4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Nieves c                      4   0   4   0       0   0       8   0
Zimmermann p                  2   0   1   0       0   1       0   2
  Beimel p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Guzman ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clippard p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   0  11   0       3   4      24  11

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Zimmerman-A. Hernandez-Johnson.
E: Gonzalez (7).

BATTING - 
2B: Nieves (5,off Moehler); Johnson (15,off Moehler).
SH: Zimmermann (5,off Moehler).
GDP: A. Hernandez (5,off Moehler).
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Morgan (24,2nd base off Arias/I. Rodriguez).

Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bourn cf                      4   1   0   0       0   2       3   0
Tejada ss                     4   0   1   1       0   0       0   5
Berkman 1b                    1   1   0   0       3   0       9   1
Lee lf                        4   0   2   0       0   0       2   0
Blum 3b                       3   1   0   0       0   0       0   2
Pence rf                      4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
I. Rodriguez c                4   0   0   0       0   3       4   0
Matsui 2b                     3   1   2   3       0   1       6   3
Moehler p                     1   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Arias p                     0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Valverde p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       28   5   6   4       4   7      27  12

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Matsui-Berkman.

BATTING - 
2B: Lee 2 (17,off Zimmermann,off Clippard).
HR: Matsui (3,7th inning off Zimmermann 2 on 1 out).
SH: Moehler (2,off Zimmermann).
HBP: Blum (4,by Zimmermann).
GDP: Lee (10,off Zimmermann).
Team LOB: 5.

PITCHING
Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Zimmermann L(3-4)             6.1   5   4   3   3   6   1  27
Beimel                        0.2   0   0   0   0   1   0   2
Clippard                      1     1   1   1   1   0   0   5
Totals                        8     6   5   4   4   7   1  34

BK: Clippard (1).
HBP: Zimmermann (4,Blum).

Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Moehler W(6-5)                6.1   7   0   0   2   2   0  27
Arias                         1.1   3   0   0   1   1   0   8
Valverde SV(8)                1.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   5
Totals                        9    11   0   0   3   4   0  40


Umpires: HP - Adrian Johnson, 1B - Jim Wolf, 2B - Brian O'Nora, 3B - Fieldin Culbreth
Replay: home run (4th inning, Carlos Lee at bat, call upheld)
Time of Game: 3:04   Attendance: 28680


Starting Lineups:

   Washington Nationals          Houston Astros           
1. Morgan              cf        Bourn               cf
2. Johnson             1b        Tejada              ss
3. Zimmerman           3b        Berkman             1b
4. Dunn                lf        Lee                 lf
5. Willingham          rf        Blum                3b
6. Gonzalez            ss        Pence               rf
7. A. Hernandez        2b        I. Rodriguez        c
8. Nieves              c         Matsui              2b
9. Zimmermann          p         Moehler             p

NATIONALS 1ST: Manny Acta's last game as Nationals
manager; Morgan grounded out (second to first); Johnson
flied to center; Zimmerman flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 0.

ASTROS 1ST: Bourn reached on an error by Gonzalez [Bourn to
second]; Tejada singled to center [Bourn scored (unearned),
Tejada to second (on throw)]; Berkman walked; Lee grounded into
a double play (third to second to first) [Tejada to third,
Berkman out at second]; Blum lined to third; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 1.

NATIONALS 2ND: Dunn was called out on strikes; Willingham flied
to right; Gonzalez singled to left; A. Hernandez grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 2ND: Pence struck out; I. Rodriguez struck out; Matsui
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0,
Astros 1.

NATIONALS 3RD: Nieves doubled to right; On a bunt Zimmermann
struck out; Morgan grounded out (third to first); Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Nationals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Moehler flied to center; Bourn grounded out (pitcher
to first); Tejada grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 1.

NATIONALS 4TH: Zimmerman grounded out (shortstop to first); Dunn
popped to second; Willingham flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 4TH: Berkman walked; Lee doubled to center [Berkman out
at home (center to shortstop to catcher)]; Carlos Lee hit the
ball off the left centerfield wall near the yellow stripe; the
Astros claimed that the ball hit above the line; the umpires
watched the replay and acting crew chief Brian O'Nora upheld the
original call; Blum flied to left; Pence grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 1.

NATIONALS 5TH: Gonzalez singled to left; A. Hernandez grounded
into a double play (second to first) [Gonzalez out at second];
Nieves singled to third; Zimmermann singled to right [Nieves to
second]; Morgan forced Zimmermann (shortstop to second); 0 R, 3
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 5TH: I. Rodriguez struck out; On a bunt Matsui singled to
catcher; Moehler out on a sacrifice bunt (first unassisted)
[Matsui to second]; Bourn struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Nationals 0, Astros 1.

NATIONALS 6TH: Johnson doubled to left; Zimmerman grounded out
(third to first); Dunn walked; Willingham walked [Johnson to
third, Dunn to second]; Gonzalez popped to second; A. Hernandez
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB. 
Nationals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 6TH: Tejada grounded out (shortstop to first); Berkman
grounded out (pitcher to first); Lee popped to third; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 1.

NATIONALS 7TH: Nieves singled to right; Zimmermann out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Nieves to second]; ARIAS
REPLACED MOEHLER (PITCHING); Morgan singled to left [Nieves to
third]; Morgan stole second; Johnson walked; Zimmerman popped to
first; Dunn grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 1.

ASTROS 7TH: Blum was hit by a pitch; Pence singled to center
[Blum to second]; I. Rodriguez struck out; Matsui homered [Blum
scored, Pence scored]; Arias walked; BEIMEL REPLACED ZIMMERMANN
(PITCHING); Bourn struck out; Tejada forced Arias (second to
shortstop); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 4.

NATIONALS 8TH: Willingham singled to center; Gonzalez flied to
center; A. Hernandez struck out; Nieves singled to right
[Willingham to second]; GUZMAN BATTED FOR BEIMEL; VALVERDE
REPLACED ARIAS (PITCHING); Guzman flied to left; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 4.

ASTROS 8TH: CLIPPARD REPLACED GUZMAN (PITCHING); Berkman walked;
Lee doubled [Berkman to third]; Blum flied to center; Clippard
balked [Berkman scored, Lee to third]; Nationals pitcher
Tyler Clippard caught his foot while trying to deliver an
intentional walk; he fell and did not throw the ball; he was
charged with the balk and the run allowed to score; Pence
flied to right; I. Rodriguez grounded out (shortstop to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 5.

NATIONALS 9TH: Morgan flied to left; Johnson singled to right;
Zimmerman forced Johnson (shortstop to second); Dunn struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Nationals 0, Astros 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Nationals        0  11   1   13
 Astros           5   6   0    5


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