Washington Nationals 8, Houston Astros 2
Regular Season Game 146
Played on Sunday, September 11, 2011 (D) at Nationals Park

HOU N    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  7  0
WAS N    0  1  4    0  0  1    2  0  x  -   8 12  1
Houston Astros               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Schafer cf                    4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Paredes 3b                    4   1   2   0       0   1       0   0
Martinez lf                   3   0   0   0       1   2       0   0
Lee 1b                        3   0   1   1       1   0       5   1
Bogusevic rf                  3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Bourgeois ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Downs 2b                      4   1   2   0       0   0       2   3
Barmes ss                     4   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Corporan c                    2   0   0   0       0   2       6   0
  Towles ph,c                 2   0   0   0       0   0       4   0
Sosa p                        1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Del Rosario p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Michaels ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Lyles p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Pendleton p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lopez p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Shuck ph                    1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Melancon p                  0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   2   7   1       2   8      24   7

BATTING - 
2B: Downs (16,off Slaten).
GDP: Bogusevic (7,off Gorzelanny).
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING - 
SB: Paredes (4,2nd base off Strasburg/Ramos).

Washington Nationals         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Desmond ss                    5   2   3   2       0   1       0   4
Ankiel rf                     4   1   1   1       1   0       3   0
Zimmerman 3b                  5   1   2   2       0   0       1   1
Morse lf                      5   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Werth cf                      5   1   1   0       0   4       4   0
Espinosa 2b                   4   1   2   0       0   1       3   2
Marrero 1b                    2   1   2   2       0   0       6   0
Ramos c                       1   1   0   0       2   0       8   0
Strasburg p                   1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Brown ph                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Gorzelanny p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lombardozzi ph              1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Burnett p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Nix ph                      1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Bernadina pr                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  H. Rodriguez p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Slaten p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                       35   8  12   8       3  10      27   9

FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Desmond-Espinosa-Marrero.
E: Zimmerman (10).

BATTING - 
2B: Espinosa 2 (25,off Sosa 2); Marrero (3,off Sosa).
HR: Desmond (8,3rd inning off Sosa 0 on 0 out); Ankiel (9,3rd inning off Sosa
0 on 0 out); Zimmerman (12,3rd inning off Sosa 0 on 0 out).
SF: Marrero (1,off Sosa).
HBP: Marrero (1,by Pendleton); Ramos (2,by Pendleton).
IBB: Ramos (5,by Sosa).
Team LOB: 9.

PITCHING
Houston Astros               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Sosa L(2-4)                   2.2   7   5   5   2   2   3  17
Del Rosario                   1.1   0   0   0   1   2   0   5
Lyles                         2     3   1   1   0   2   0   9
Pendleton                     0.2   1   2   2   0   2   0   5
Lopez                         0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Melancon                      1     0   0   0   0   2   0   3
Totals                        8    12   8   8   3  10   3  41

HBP: Pendleton 2 (2,Marrero,Ramos).
IBB: Sosa (1,Ramos).

Washington Nationals         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Strasburg                     3     3   1   1   0   4   0  12
Gorzelanny W(3-6)             3     1   0   0   2   3   0  11
Burnett                       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3
H. Rodriguez                  1     2   0   0   0   1   0   5
Slaten                        1     1   1   0   0   0   0   5
Totals                        9     7   2   1   2   8   0  36


Umpires: HP - Paul Emmel, 1B - Rob Drake, 2B - Alan Porter, 3B - David Rackley
Time of Game: 2:46   Attendance: 24238


Starting Lineups:

   Houston Astros                Washington Nationals     
1. Schafer             cf        Desmond             ss
2. Paredes             3b        Ankiel              rf
3. Martinez            lf        Zimmerman           3b
4. Lee                 1b        Morse               lf
5. Bogusevic           rf        Werth               cf
6. Downs               2b        Espinosa            2b
7. Barmes              ss        Marrero             1b
8. Corporan            c         Ramos               c
9. Sosa                p         Strasburg           p

ASTROS 1ST: Schafer struck out; Paredes singled to shortstop;
Paredes stole second; Martinez struck out; Lee singled to center
[Paredes scored]; Bogusevic flied to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 1ST: Desmond popped to second; Ankiel grounded out
(second to first); Zimmerman flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 0.

ASTROS 2ND: Downs singled to second; Barmes forced Downs (third
to second); Corporan struck out; Sosa flied to right; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 0.

NATIONALS 2ND: Morse flied to center; Werth singled to
shortstop; Espinosa doubled to left [Werth to third]; Marrero
out on a sacrifice fly to right [Werth scored, Espinosa to
third]; Ramos was walked intentionally; Strasburg struck out; 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 1.

ASTROS 3RD: Schafer lined to right; Paredes struck out; Martinez
grounded out (pitcher to second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Astros 1, Nationals 1.

NATIONALS 3RD: Desmond homered; Ankiel homered; Zimmerman
homered; Morse grounded out (second to first); Werth struck out;
Espinosa doubled to center; Marrero doubled to center [Espinosa
scored]; Ramos walked; BROWN BATTED FOR STRASBURG; DEL ROSARIO
REPLACED SOSA (PITCHING); Brown was called out on strikes; 4 R,
5 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 5.

ASTROS 4TH: GORZELANNY REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); Lee walked;
Bogusevic struck out; Downs flied to right; Barmes popped to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 5.

NATIONALS 4TH: Desmond was called out on strikes; Ankiel walked;
Zimmerman flied to center; Morse lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 5.

ASTROS 5TH: Corporan was called out on strikes; MICHAELS BATTED
FOR DEL ROSARIO; Michaels struck out; Schafer singled to left;
Paredes grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Astros 1, Nationals 5.

NATIONALS 5TH: LYLES REPLACED MICHAELS (PITCHING); Werth struck
out; Espinosa grounded out (first to pitcher); Marrero singled
to first; Ramos forced Marrero (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 5.

ASTROS 6TH: Martinez walked; Lee flied to left; Bogusevic
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Martinez out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Nationals 5.

NATIONALS 6TH: LOMBARDOZZI BATTED FOR GORZELANNY; Lombardozzi
grounded out (shortstop to first); Desmond singled to right;
Ankiel grounded out (pitcher to first) [Desmond to second];
Zimmerman singled to center [Desmond scored]; Morse struck out;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 6.

ASTROS 7TH: BURNETT REPLACED LOMBARDOZZI (PITCHING); Downs lined
to center; Barmes lined to third; TOWLES BATTED FOR CORPORAN;
Towles flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1,
Nationals 6.

NATIONALS 7TH: TOWLES STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); PENDLETON
REPLACED LYLES (PITCHING); Werth struck out; Espinosa was called
out on strikes; Marrero was hit by a pitch; Ramos was hit by a
pitch [Marrero to second]; NIX BATTED FOR BURNETT; Nix singled
to center [Marrero scored, Ramos to third]; LOPEZ REPLACED
PENDLETON (PITCHING); BERNADINA RAN FOR NIX; Desmond singled to
center [Ramos scored, Bernadina to third]; Ankiel grounded out
(second to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 8.

ASTROS 8TH: H. RODRIGUEZ REPLACED BERNADINA (PITCHING); SHUCK
BATTED FOR LOPEZ; Shuck singled to center; Schafer grounded out
(first unassisted) [Shuck to second]; Paredes singled to center
[Shuck to third]; Martinez struck out; Lee flied to center; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 8.

NATIONALS 8TH: MELANCON REPLACED SHUCK (PITCHING); Zimmerman
flied to right; Morse struck out; Werth struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Astros 1, Nationals 8.

ASTROS 9TH: SLATEN REPLACED H. RODRIGUEZ (PITCHING); BOURGEOIS
BATTED FOR BOGUSEVIC; Bourgeois grounded out (shortstop to
first); Downs doubled to center; Barmes flied to left; Towles
reached on an error by Zimmerman [Downs scored (unearned) (no
RBI)]; JOHNSON BATTED FOR MELANCON; Johnson grounded out
(pitcher to shortstop to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB. 
Astros 2, Nationals 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Astros           2   7   0    7
 Nationals        8  12   1    9


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