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BOS
@BAL
3
1
KCR
@CHW
11
0
DET
@MIN
0
3
CLE
@OAK
1
2
NYY
@SEA
2
3
TOR
@TBR
4
11
LAA
@TEX
2
0
COL
@ARI
5
7
PHI
@ATL
9
4
FLA
@CIN
4
3
SFG
@LAD
8
4
HOU
@MIL
2
3
WSN
@NYM
6
5
SDP
@PIT
1
5
CHC
@STL
2
3
Friday, September 18, 2009, 7:12PM
, Citi Field
Attendance: 38,063, Time of Game: 2:49
Nationals
6
51-96
 Won 1 
5th, 35½ GB
at Mets
5
63-85
 Lost 6 
4th, 24 GB
W: J.D. Martin (5-4)
L: Mike Pelfrey (10-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Nationals       2  0  0   0  2  0   1  0  1    6  9  2
Mets            0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  3    5 11  2

Washington Nationals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Harris CF-LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .227 .368 .392 .761 12 8 -0.052 0.53 0.000 -0.052 -0.8 4 0
Cristian Guzman SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .288 .311 .396 .707 13 9 0.003 0.36 0.024 -0.021 -0.1 1 1
   Mike MacDougal P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Ryan Zimmerman 3B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .291 .362 .517 .879 15 9 0.205 0.74 0.221 -0.016 2.0 0 1 HR
Adam Dunn 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .278 .407 .554 .961 17 11 -0.071 0.74 0.000 -0.071 -0.9 5 0
Josh Willingham LF 4 1 2 1 0 2 4 .277 .385 .533 .918 13 11 0.045 0.55 0.061 -0.016 1.2 5 1 HR
   Justin Maxwell CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .324 .383 .707 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Elijah Dukes RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .262 .341 .421 .761 9 6 -0.039 0.92 0.069 -0.107 -0.1 0 0 GDP
Ian Desmond 2B-SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .458 .500 .792 1.292 14 8 0.053 0.77 0.083 -0.031 -0.1 4 2 2B
Josh Bard C 3 1 1 3 0 0 4 .234 .293 .361 .654 17 11 0.162 0.90 0.201 -0.040 0.9 8 0 HR,SF,GDP
J.D. Martin P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .143 .182 .143 .325 8 5 -0.034 0.68 0.000 -0.034 -0.5 0 2
   Ron Villone P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Mike Morse PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .273 .364 .636 1 1 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
   Sean Burnett P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jason Bergmann P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Alberto Gonzalez 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .287 .352 .639 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 34 6 9 6 0 4 35 .265 .257 .559 .816 119 79 0.268 0.67 0.659 -0.392 1.7 27 9
2B: I Desmond (5, off M Pelfrey).
HR: R Zimmerman (30, off M Pelfrey, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF); J Bard (5, off M Pelfrey, 5th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to CF-RF); J Willingham (23, off B Stokes, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: J Bard (1, off M Pelfrey).
TB: J Willingham 5; R Zimmerman 5; J Bard 4; I Desmond 2; E Dukes 2; C Guzman.
GIDP: J Bard (4); E Dukes (8).
RBI: J Bard 3 (30); R Zimmerman 2 (96); J Willingham (60).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. I Desmond-C Guzman-A Dunn; J Willingham-J Bard.
E: A Dunn (15); I Desmond (3).
Outfield Assists: J Willingham (C Beltran at home plate).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Angel Pagan LF 4 2 1 1 1 1 5 .303 .343 .489 .833 23 11 0.016 0.98 0.087 -0.071 0.2 5 0
Luis Castillo 2B 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .306 .396 .354 .749 24 15 0.061 0.90 0.107 -0.046 0.6 1 5
David Wright 3B 5 0 1 1 0 2 5 .314 .399 .455 .854 17 11 -0.010 1.44 0.094 -0.104 0.1 0 0
Carlos Beltran CF 4 0 2 2 1 1 5 .335 .423 .524 .947 19 11 0.114 1.99 0.232 -0.118 1.6 4 0
Daniel Murphy 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .262 .311 .412 .723 17 12 0.010 1.96 0.157 -0.147 0.0 9 0
Jeff Francoeur RF 5 0 3 0 0 0 5 .279 .308 .411 .719 16 9 -0.054 2.50 0.215 -0.269 0.8 1 0 2B,SB
Brian Schneider C 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .201 .282 .321 .603 9 4 0.008 1.16 0.032 -0.024 0.1 4 0
   Fernando Tatis PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .272 .331 .423 .754 5 1 0.062 2.95 0.062 0.000 0.4
   Josh Thole C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .355 .364 .387 .751 7 4 -0.064 2.13 0.000 -0.064 -0.6 0 1
Wilson Valdez SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .258 .338 .318 .656 10 7 -0.285 2.57 0.071 -0.355 -2.0 3 4 2B,GDP
   Cory Sullivan PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .256 .343 .397 .740 8 4 0.025 0.66 0.025 0.000 0.6
Mike Pelfrey P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .102 .135 .122 .257 5 5 -0.067 1.63 0.000 -0.067 -0.5 0 1 SH
   Gary Sheffield PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .369 .453 .822 4 3 -0.026 1.04 0.000 -0.026 -0.2
   Sean Green P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Pedro Feliciano P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Brian Stokes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jeremy Reed PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .295 .316 .611 3 2 -0.022 0.89 0.000 -0.022 -0.4
Team Totals 36 5 11 4 5 7 42 .306 .390 .361 .751 167 99 -0.232 1.65 1.082 -1.313 0.7 27 12
2B: W Valdez (2, off J Martin); J Francoeur (28, off J Martin).
SH: M Pelfrey (4, off J Martin).
TB: J Francoeur 4; W Valdez 2; C Beltran 2; L Castillo 2; A Pagan; D Murphy; D Wright.
GIDP: W Valdez (3).
RBI: C Beltran 2 (44); D Wright (68); A Pagan (29).
2-out RBI: C Beltran.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 4 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 2. L Castillo-W Valdez-D Murphy; W Valdez-L Castillo-D Murphy.
E: J Thole (1); D Wright (15).
Baserunning
SB: J Francoeur (6, 2nd base off M MacDougal/J Bard).

Washington Nationals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
J.D. Martin, W (5-4) 5.1 7 2 2 2 3 0 4.21 24 98 58 35 4 19 8 11 4 0 47 -0.059 1.39 -0.3
Ron Villone, H (6) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.22 2 9 4 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 0.174 3.71 1.2
Sean Burnett, H (11) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.14 3 13 9 5 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0.052 0.70 0.5
Jason Bergmann, H (8) 0.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 5.10 4 12 9 6 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 -0.003 0.67 -0.0
Mike MacDougal, S (16) 1.1 2 3 2 2 1 0 3.88 9 35 19 11 1 7 4 2 1 0 2 0 0.069 2.48 -2.0
Team Totals 9 11 5 4 5 7 0 4.00 42 167 99 59 9 31 13 17 8 0 47 4 0 0.233 1.65 -0.7

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF Pit Str Ctct StS StL GB FB LD Unk GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Pelfrey, L (10-11) 7 8 5 4 0 4 2 5.10 27 90 63 40 3 20 12 11 2 0 47 -0.267 0.83 -1.6
Sean Green 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.83 3 16 8 4 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.007 0.16 0.3
Pedro Feliciano 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.20 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0.007 0.24 0.2
Brian Stokes 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.08 4 12 7 7 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 -0.014 0.06 -0.5
Team Totals 9 9 6 5 0 4 3 5.00 35 119 79 52 4 23 16 15 2 0 47 1 0 -0.267 0.67 -1.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tim Timmons, 1B - Mark Wegner, 2B - Rick Reed, 3B - Jeff Kellogg.
Time of Game: 2:49.
Attendance: 38,063.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 71° F, Wind 13mph out to Rightfield, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

Washington Nationals         New York Mets
1 Willie Harris CF 1 Angel Pagan LF
2 Cristian Guzman SS 2 Luis Castillo 2B
3 Ryan Zimmerman 3B 3 David Wright 3B
4 Adam Dunn 1B 4 Carlos Beltran CF
5 Josh Willingham LF 5 Daniel Murphy 1B
6 Elijah Dukes RF 6 Jeff Francoeur RF
7 Ian Desmond 2B 7 Brian Schneider C
8 Josh Bard C 8 Wilson Valdez SS
9 J.D. Martin P 9 Mike Pelfrey P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 5-6 2 -23 2,(1-0)  O NYM J. Francoeur M. MacDougal 24% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b6 2-4 1 123 4,(1-2)  OO NYM W. Valdez R. Villone 24% 82% Line Drive Double Play: LF; Beltran out at Hm/LF-C
t5 2-2 0 -2- 3,(2-0)  RR WSN J. Bard M. Pelfrey 18% 76% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Desmond Scores
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR WSN R. Zimmerman M. Pelfrey 17% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Guzman Scores
b9 4-6 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  R NYM D. Murphy M. MacDougal -14% 76% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Castillo Scores/unER/No RBI; Beltran to 3B; Murphy to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Nationals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Mike Pelfrey facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O WSN W. Harris M. Pelfrey -2% 48% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t1 0-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  WSN C. Guzman M. Pelfrey 2% 50% Single to 1B (Ground Ball to Weak 2B-1B)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  RR WSN R. Zimmerman M. Pelfrey 17% 68% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF Line); Guzman Scores
t1 2-0 1 --- 10,(3-2)  O WSN A. Dunn M. Pelfrey -1% 66% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t1 2-0 2 --- 5,(1-2)  O WSN J. Willingham M. Pelfrey -1% 66% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Nationals' J.D. Martin facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM A. Pagan J. Martin 2% 68% Foul Flyball: LF (LF Foul)
b1 0-2 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM L. Castillo J. Martin 2% 70% Strikeout Swinging
b1 0-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYM D. Wright J. Martin 1% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Nationals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Mike Pelfrey facing 6-7-8
t2 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  WSN E. Dukes M. Pelfrey 3% 73% Single to P (Ground Ball to Weak 3B)
t2 2-0 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O WSN I. Desmond M. Pelfrey -3% 71% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 2-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO WSN J. Bard M. Pelfrey -4% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Nationals' J.D. Martin facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- 3,(1-1)  NYM C. Beltran J. Martin -4% 63% Single to 2B (Ground Ball to SS-2B)
b2 0-2 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O NYM D. Murphy J. Martin 4% 67% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-2 1 1-- 6,(3-2)  NYM J. Francoeur J. Martin 0% 67% E3 on Foul Ball
b2 0-2 1 1-- 7,(3-2)  O NYM J. Francoeur J. Martin 3% 70% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b2 0-2 2 1-- 5,(1-2)  O NYM B. Schneider J. Martin 2% 72% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Nationals 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Nationals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Mike Pelfrey facing 9-1-2
t3 2-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O WSN J. Martin M. Pelfrey -2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t3 2-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O WSN W. Harris M. Pelfrey -1% 69% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t3 2-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O WSN C. Guzman M. Pelfrey -1% 68% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Nationals' J.D. Martin facing 8-9-1
b3 0-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  NYM W. Valdez J. Martin -7% 61% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b3 0-2 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  O NYM M. Pelfrey J. Martin 2% 63% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice (Front of Home); Valdez to 3B
b3 0-2 1 --3 5,(3-1)  R NYM A. Pagan J. Martin -7% 57% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Valdez Scores
b3 1-2 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  NYM L. Castillo J. Martin -4% 52% Single to CF (Line Drive); Pagan to 2B
b3 1-2 1 12- 4,(2-1)  O NYM D. Wright J. Martin 5% 58% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
b3 1-2 2 12- 5,(1-2)  R NYM C. Beltran J. Martin -13% 44% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B); Pagan Scores; Castillo to 3B
b3 2-2 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O NYM D. Murphy J. Martin 6% 50% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Nationals 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 4th, Nationals Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Mike Pelfrey facing 3-4-5
t4 2-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  WSN R. Zimmerman M. Pelfrey 4% 54% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t4 2-2 0 1-- 3,(1-1)  O WSN A. Dunn M. Pelfrey -4% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t4 2-2 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  WSN J. Willingham M. Pelfrey 4% 55% Single to CF (Line Drive); Zimmerman to 2B
t4 2-2 1 12- 4,(2-1)  OO WSN E. Dukes M. Pelfrey -11% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Nationals 2, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Nationals' J.D. Martin facing 6-7-8
b4 2-2 0 --- 3,(2-0)  NYM J. Francoeur J. Martin -8% 37% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b4 2-2 0 -2- 4,(3-0)  NYM B. Schneider J. Martin -3% 33% Walk
b4 2-2 0 12- 2,(0-1)  OO NYM W. Valdez J. Martin 12% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B; Francoeur to 3B
b4 2-2 2 --3 3,(0-2)  O NYM M. Pelfrey J. Martin 5% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Nationals 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 5th, Nationals Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Mike Pelfrey facing 7-8-9
t5 2-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  WSN I. Desmond M. Pelfrey 8% 58% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
t5 2-2 0 -2- 3,(2-0)  RR WSN J. Bard M. Pelfrey 18% 76% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF-RF); Desmond Scores
t5 4-2 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O WSN J. Martin M. Pelfrey -2% 74% Strikeout Looking
t5 4-2 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O WSN W. Harris M. Pelfrey -1% 73% Strikeout Looking
t5 4-2 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O WSN C. Guzman M. Pelfrey -1% 72% Groundout: P-1B (Weak 2B-1B)
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 4, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Nationals' J.D. Martin facing 1-2-3
b5 2-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYM A. Pagan J. Martin 3% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
b5 2-4 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM L. Castillo J. Martin 2% 77% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
b5 2-4 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM D. Wright J. Martin 1% 79% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 4, Mets 2.
Top of the 6th, Nationals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Mike Pelfrey facing 3-4-5
t6 4-2 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O WSN R. Zimmerman M. Pelfrey -2% 77% Lineout: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t6 4-2 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O WSN A. Dunn M. Pelfrey -1% 76% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t6 4-2 2 --- 6,(1-2)  O WSN J. Willingham M. Pelfrey -1% 75% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 4, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Nationals' J.D. Martin facing 4-5-6
b6 2-4 0 --- 5,(3-1)  NYM C. Beltran J. Martin -6% 69% Walk
b6 2-4 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYM D. Murphy J. Martin 5% 75% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b6 2-4 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  NYM J. Francoeur J. Martin -10% 65% Single to CF (Line Drive); Beltran to 3B
Ron Villone replaces J.D. Martin pitching and batting 9th
Fernando Tatis pinch hits for Brian Schneider (C) batting 7th
b6 2-4 1 1-3 5,(3-1)  NYM F. Tatis R. Villone -6% 59% Walk; Francoeur to 2B
b6 2-4 1 123 4,(1-2)  OO NYM W. Valdez R. Villone 24% 82% Line Drive Double Play: LF; Beltran out at Hm/LF-C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Nationals 4, Mets 2.
Top of the 7th, Nationals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Mets' Mike Pelfrey facing 6-7-8
Josh Thole replaces Fernando Tatis (PH) playing C batting 7th
t7 4-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  WSN E. Dukes M. Pelfrey 4% 87% Single to C (Ground Ball to Front of Home); Dukes to 2B/Adv on E2 (throw to 1B)
t7 4-2 0 -2- 4,(2-1)  O WSN I. Desmond M. Pelfrey -0% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B); Dukes to 3B
t7 4-2 1 --3 3,(0-2)  RO WSN J. Bard M. Pelfrey 2% 89% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly (Deep CF); Dukes Scores/unER
Mike Morse pinch hits for Ron Villone (P) batting 9th
t7 5-2 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O WSN M. Morse M. Pelfrey -0% 88% Groundout: C-1B (Front of Home)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Nationals 5, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-5, Nationals' Sean Burnett facing 9-1-2
Sean Burnett replaces Mike Morse (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Gary Sheffield pinch hits for Mike Pelfrey (P) batting 9th
b7 2-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM G. Sheffield S. Burnett 3% 91% Lineout: 2B
b7 2-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM A. Pagan S. Burnett 2% 92% Strikeout Swinging
b7 2-5 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM L. Castillo S. Burnett 1% 93% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 5, Mets 2.
Top of the 8th, Nationals Batting, Ahead 5-2, Mets' Sean Green facing 1-2-3
Sean Green replaces Gary Sheffield (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 5-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O WSN W. Harris S. Green -1% 93% Groundout: P-1B (P's Left)
t8 5-2 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O WSN C. Guzman S. Green -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B (2B-1B)
t8 5-2 2 --- 5,(3-1)  WSN R. Zimmerman S. Green 0% 93% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball to Short LF)
Pedro Feliciano replaces Sean Green pitching and batting 9th
t8 5-2 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O WSN A. Dunn P. Feliciano -1% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Nationals 5, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-5, Nationals' Jason Bergmann facing 3-4-5
Jason Bergmann replaces Sean Burnett pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-5 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYM D. Wright J. Bergmann 3% 95% Strikeout Swinging
b8 2-5 1 --- 4,(1-2)  O NYM C. Beltran J. Bergmann 2% 96% Strikeout Swinging
b8 2-5 2 --- 2,(0-1)  NYM D. Murphy J. Bergmann -1% 95% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B)
b8 2-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  NYM J. Francoeur J. Bergmann -3% 92% Single to CF (Line Drive to Deep CF-RF); Murphy to 3B
Mike MacDougal replaces Cristian Guzman (SS) pitching and batting 2nd
Alberto Gonzalez replaces Jason Bergmann (P) playing 2B batting 9th
Ian Desmond moves from 2B to SS
b8 2-5 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  NYM J. Thole M. MacDougal -1% 90% Francoeur Steals 2B
b8 2-5 2 -23 7,(3-2)  O NYM J. Thole M. MacDougal 6% 97% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Nationals 5, Mets 2.
Top of the 9th, Nationals Batting, Ahead 5-2, Mets' Brian Stokes facing 5-6-7
Brian Stokes replaces Pedro Feliciano pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  R WSN J. Willingham B. Stokes 2% 99% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF)
t9 6-2 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O WSN E. Dukes B. Stokes -0% 98% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t9 6-2 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O WSN I. Desmond B. Stokes -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t9 6-2 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O WSN J. Bard B. Stokes -0% 98% Popfly: SS (Weak 3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Nationals 6, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-6, Nationals' Mike MacDougal facing 8-9-1
Willie Harris moves from CF to LF
Justin Maxwell replaces Josh Willingham (LF) playing CF batting 5th
Cory Sullivan pinch hits for Wilson Valdez (SS) batting 8th
b9 2-6 0 --- 8,(3-2)  NYM C. Sullivan M. MacDougal -2% 96% Walk
Jeremy Reed pinch hits for Brian Stokes (P) batting 9th
b9 2-6 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  NYM J. Reed M. MacDougal -0% 96% Defensive Indifference; Sullivan to 2B
b9 2-6 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O NYM J. Reed M. MacDougal 2% 98% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
b9 2-6 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  NYM A. Pagan M. MacDougal -2% 96% Walk
b9 2-6 1 12- 4,(1-2)  NYM L. Castillo M. MacDougal -6% 90% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Sullivan to 3B; Pagan to 2B
b9 2-6 1 123 1,(0-0)  R NYM D. Wright M. MacDougal -9% 80% Single to RF (Line Drive to CF-RF); Sullivan Scores; Pagan to 3B; Castillo to 2B
b9 3-6 1 123 2,(1-0)  RO NYM C. Beltran M. MacDougal 10% 91% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B (2B-1B); Pagan Scores; Castillo to 3B
b9 4-6 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  R NYM D. Murphy M. MacDougal -14% 76% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Castillo Scores/unER/No RBI; Beltran to 3B; Murphy to 2B
b9 5-6 2 -23 2,(1-0)  O NYM J. Francoeur M. MacDougal 24% 100% Groundout: P-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Nationals 6, Mets 5.

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