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Saturday, July 12, 2008, 7:13PM
, Nationals Park
Attendance: 30,682, Time of Game: 2:37
Astros
6
43-51
 Won 1 
6th, 14 GB
at Nationals
4
36-59
 Lost 1 
5th, 15 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Astros          1  0  0   2  3  0   0  0  0    6 13  0
Nationals       1  1  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    4  9  2

Houston Astros

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Darin Erstad CF-LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 .295 .762 19 13 -0.008 0.66 0.047 -0.055 0.1 3 0
Kazuo Matsui 2B 4 2 2 0 1 0 .280 .707 22 13 0.102 0.76 0.137 -0.036 0.9 1 3 2B
Lance Berkman 1B 5 1 2 2 0 0 .347 1.098 14 9 0.105 0.81 0.153 -0.047 0.9 11 1 2B,GDP
Carlos Lee LF 5 0 3 1 0 0 .299 .898 21 14 0.122 0.75 0.141 -0.020 1.7 2 0
   Michael Bourn CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .218 .564 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Miguel Tejada SS 5 1 1 0 0 1 .275 .741 16 9 -0.056 0.90 0.047 -0.103 -1.4 2 6
Geoff Blum 3B 5 0 0 0 0 1 .213 .599 16 11 -0.145 1.07 0.000 -0.145 -1.9 2 2
   Jose Valverde P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Hunter Pence RF 3 1 2 3 1 0 .263 .732 13 6 0.263 1.07 0.286 -0.024 2.6 1 0 HR
Brad Ausmus C 4 0 1 0 0 2 .222 .570 18 12 -0.053 0.76 0.009 -0.062 -0.4 4 1
Wandy Rodriguez P 3 0 1 0 0 2 .080 .160 10 8 -0.023 0.61 0.013 -0.035 -0.7 1 1
   Chris Sampson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .300 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   David Newhan PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .639 2 2 -0.013 0.49 0.000 -0.013 -0.2
   Geoff Geary P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ty Wigginton 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .813 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 40 6 13 6 2 6 .325 .807 151 97 0.294 0.82 0.833 -0.540 1.5 27 15
2B: L Berkman (30, off C Balester); K Matsui (17, off C Balester).
HR: H Pence (12, off C Balester; 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: H Pence 5; L Berkman 3; K Matsui 3; C Lee 3; D Erstad; M Tejada; W Rodriguez; B Ausmus.
GIDP: L Berkman (8).
RBI: H Pence 3 (46); L Berkman 2 (72); C Lee (73).
2-out RBI: H Pence.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 5 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 4. C Sampson-B Ausmus-L Berkman; K Matsui-M Tejada-L Berkman; W Rodriguez-M Tejada-L Berkman; M Tejada-K Matsui-L Berkman.

Washington Nationals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS Pit Str WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Harris CF 4 2 2 1 0 0 .224 .716 17 13 0.043 0.90 0.126 -0.083 0.7 1 0 HR,2B,GDP
Paul Lo Duca 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .226 .594 13 9 0.099 1.11 0.125 -0.026 0.5 7 1
Cristian Guzman SS 3 0 0 1 0 1 .315 .769 17 12 -0.109 1.88 0.019 -0.128 -0.6 2 4 SF
Austin Kearns RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .204 .616 16 7 -0.095 1.26 0.035 -0.130 -0.6 4 0 GDP
Ronnie Belliard 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .233 .811 18 12 0.086 1.46 0.147 -0.061 0.9 1 0 2B
Jesus Flores C 3 0 1 2 0 0 .270 .759 7 6 0.149 1.77 0.197 -0.049 1.4 6 0 HBP
Wily Mo Pena LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .509 11 7 -0.292 1.68 0.000 -0.292 -2.2 4 0 GDP
Felipe Lopez 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 .233 .619 10 8 -0.069 0.95 0.015 -0.084 -0.5 1 1 2B,GDP
Collin Balester P 1 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.167 4 2 0.032 0.80 0.032 0.000 0.4 0 0
   Jesus Colome P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ryan Langerhans PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .194 .499 1 1 -0.023 0.79 0.000 -0.023 -0.3
   Saul Rivera P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Kory Casto PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .210 .632 5 4 -0.026 1.06 0.000 -0.026 -0.2
   Joel Hanrahan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 31 4 9 4 1 3 .290 .807 119 81 -0.205 1.35 0.696 -0.902 -0.5 27 7
2B: W Harris (4, off W Rodriguez); F Lopez (17, off W Rodriguez); R Belliard (12, off W Rodriguez).
HR: W Harris (5, off W Rodriguez; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SF: C Guzman (2, off W Rodriguez).
HBP: J Flores (3, by C Sampson).
TB: W Harris 6; R Belliard 3; P Lo Duca 2; F Lopez 2; C Balester; J Flores.
GIDP: A Kearns (7); F Lopez (12); W Harris (3); W Pena (5).
RBI: J Flores 2 (37); W Harris (13); C Guzman (30).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Guzman-P Lo Duca.
E: C Guzman (10); R Belliard (5).

Houston Astros

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
Wandy Rodriguez, W (4-3) 5.1 8 4 4 1 1 1 3.48 23 80 53 32 4 17 8 13 8 0 36 -0.168 1.03 -1.6
Chris Sampson, H (5) 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.62 5 13 10 5 2 3 1 2 2 0 3 1 0.194 2.29 1.1
Geoff Geary, H (5) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.35 3 11 7 5 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.089 2.37 0.5
Jose Valverde, S (24) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.80 3 15 11 8 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0.091 1.19 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 4 4 1 3 1 4.00 34 119 81 50 7 24 12 17 11 0 36 3 1 0.206 1.35 0.5

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
Collin Balester, L (1-2) 4.2 11 6 4 0 3 1 5.87 26 91 60 36 6 18 11 12 5 0 25 -0.413 1.00 -4.3
Jesus Colome 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.53 1 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.024 0.97 0.8
Saul Rivera 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.40 8 36 21 11 4 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0.049 0.65 1.0
Joel Hanrahan 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.01 7 20 13 7 1 5 2 3 0 0 0 0 0.046 0.33 1.0
Team Totals 9 13 6 4 2 6 1 4.00 42 151 97 55 12 30 18 16 6 0 25 3 0 -0.294 0.82 -1.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: C Sampson (2; J Flores).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Kevin Causey, 1B - Sam Holbrook, 2B - Scott Barry, 3B - Charlie Reliford.
Time of Game: 2:37.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 85° F, Wind 0mph, Cloudy.

Starting Lineups

Houston Astros         Washington Nationals
1 Darin Erstad CF 1 Willie Harris CF
2 Kazuo Matsui 2B 2 Paul Lo Duca 1B
3 Lance Berkman 1B 3 Cristian Guzman SS
4 Carlos Lee LF 4 Austin Kearns RF
5 Miguel Tejada SS 5 Ronnie Belliard 3B
6 Geoff Blum 3B 6 Jesus Flores C
7 Hunter Pence RF 7 Wily Mo Pena LF
8 Brad Ausmus C 8 Felipe Lopez 2B
9 Wandy Rodriguez P 9 Collin Balester P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 4-6 1 123 3,(1-1)  OO WSN W. Pena C. Sampson 24% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
t4 1-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR HOU H. Pence C. Balester 22% 60% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Tejada Scores
b6 3-6 1 123 1,(0-0)  R WSN J. Flores C. Sampson -12% 58% Hit By Pitch; Lo Duca Scores; Kearns to 3B; Belliard to 2B
t5 3-2 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU K. Matsui C. Balester 11% 78% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Erstad to 3B
b8 4-6 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO WSN A. Kearns G. Geary 10% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Astros Batting, Tied 0-0, Nationals' Collin Balester facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O HOU D. Erstad C. Balester -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  HOU K. Matsui C. Balester 2% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  HOU L. Berkman C. Balester 6% 57% Single to RF (Ground Ball thru 2B-1B); Matsui to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 7,(2-2)  R HOU C. Lee C. Balester 7% 63% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Matsui Scores; Berkman to 2B
t1 1-0 1 12- 3,(2-0)  O HOU M. Tejada C. Balester -4% 59% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t1 1-0 2 12- 3,(1-1)  O HOU G. Blum C. Balester -4% 55% Lineout: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 1, Nationals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Nationals Batting, Behind 0-1, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  WSN W. Harris W. Rodriguez -6% 49% Double to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b1 0-1 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O WSN P. Lo Duca W. Rodriguez 2% 51% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B); Harris to 3B
b1 0-1 1 --3 6,(2-2)  RO WSN C. Guzman W. Rodriguez -2% 49% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Harris Scores
b1 1-1 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O WSN A. Kearns W. Rodriguez 1% 50% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Nationals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Astros Batting, Tied 1-1, Nationals' Collin Balester facing 7-8-9
t2 1-1 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU H. Pence C. Balester -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
t2 1-1 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU B. Ausmus C. Balester -2% 46% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t2 1-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  HOU W. Rodriguez C. Balester 1% 47% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru SS-2B)
t2 1-1 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU D. Erstad C. Balester -2% 45% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 1, Nationals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Nationals Batting, Tied 1-1, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 5-6-7
b2 1-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  WSN R. Belliard W. Rodriguez -6% 39% Double to CF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
b2 1-1 0 -2- 2,(0-1)  R WSN J. Flores W. Rodriguez -7% 31% Single to CF (Line Drive); Belliard Scores
b2 2-1 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O WSN W. Pena W. Rodriguez 3% 34% Flyball: CF
b2 2-1 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  OO WSN F. Lopez W. Rodriguez 5% 39% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Nationals 2.
Top of the 3rd, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Nationals' Collin Balester facing 2-3-4
t3 1-2 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O HOU K. Matsui C. Balester -3% 36% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t3 1-2 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU L. Berkman C. Balester -2% 34% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS-2B)
t3 1-2 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU C. Lee C. Balester -1% 33% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Nationals 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Nationals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 9-1-2
b3 2-1 0 --- 4,(2-1)  WSN C. Balester W. Rodriguez -3% 30% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b3 2-1 0 1-- 5,(1-2)  OO WSN W. Harris W. Rodriguez 7% 36% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b3 2-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O WSN P. Lo Duca W. Rodriguez 1% 37% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 1, Nationals 2.
Top of the 4th, Astros Batting, Behind 1-2, Nationals' Collin Balester facing 5-6-7
t4 1-2 0 --- 1,(0-0)  HOU M. Tejada C. Balester 5% 42% Single to P/Bunt (Bunt to Front of Home)
t4 1-2 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O HOU G. Blum C. Balester -4% 38% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t4 1-2 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR HOU H. Pence C. Balester 22% 60% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep LF); Tejada Scores
t4 3-2 1 --- 6,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus C. Balester -2% 59% Strikeout Looking
t4 3-2 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O HOU W. Rodriguez C. Balester -1% 57% Strikeout Swinging
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Nationals 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Nationals Batting, Behind 2-3, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 3-4-5
b4 2-3 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O WSN C. Guzman W. Rodriguez 3% 61% Foul Popfly: 3B (3B Foul)
b4 2-3 1 --- 7,(3-2)  O WSN A. Kearns W. Rodriguez 2% 63% Strikeout Swinging
b4 2-3 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O WSN R. Belliard W. Rodriguez 1% 64% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 3, Nationals 2.
Top of the 5th, Astros Batting, Ahead 3-2, Nationals' Collin Balester facing 1-2-3
t5 3-2 0 --- 5,(2-2)  HOU D. Erstad C. Balester 4% 68% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball to Weak 3B); Erstad to 1B
t5 3-2 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  HOU K. Matsui C. Balester 11% 78% Double to RF (Line Drive to RF Line); Erstad to 3B
t5 3-2 0 -23 3,(2-0)  RR HOU L. Berkman C. Balester 9% 87% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF); Erstad Scores/unER; Matsui Scores
t5 5-2 0 -2- 4,(1-2)  HOU C. Lee C. Balester 3% 91% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Berkman to 3B
t5 5-2 0 1-3 5,(2-2)  O HOU M. Tejada C. Balester -3% 88% Strikeout Swinging
t5 5-2 1 1-3 1,(0-0)  O HOU G. Blum C. Balester -4% 84% Groundout: 1B unassisted (Weak 2B-1B); Berkman stays at 3B; Lee stays at 1B
t5 5-2 2 1-3 3,(1-1)  R HOU H. Pence C. Balester 6% 90% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Berkman Scores/unER; Lee to 2B
t5 6-2 2 12- 3,(1-1)  HOU B. Ausmus C. Balester 1% 91% Single to CF (Line Drive to Short CF); Lee to 3B; Pence to 2B
Jesus Colome replaces Collin Balester pitching and batting 9th
t5 6-2 2 123 4,(1-2)  O HOU W. Rodriguez J. Colome -2% 88% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Astros 6, Nationals 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Nationals Batting, Behind 2-6, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 6-7-8
b5 2-6 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O WSN J. Flores W. Rodriguez 2% 90% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
b5 2-6 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O WSN W. Pena W. Rodriguez 1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak 3B)
b5 2-6 2 --- 3,(1-1)  WSN F. Lopez W. Rodriguez -2% 90% Double to LF (Line Drive to Deep LF-CF)
Ryan Langerhans pinch hits for Jesus Colome (P) batting 9th
b5 2-6 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O WSN R. Langerhans W. Rodriguez 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 6, Nationals 2.
Top of the 6th, Astros Batting, Ahead 6-2, Nationals' Saul Rivera facing 1-2-3
Saul Rivera replaces Ryan Langerhans (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 6-2 0 --- 3,(0-2)  HOU D. Erstad S. Rivera 1% 93% Single to 3B (Ground Ball to Weak SS)
t6 6-2 0 1-- 6,(2-2)  O HOU K. Matsui S. Rivera -1% 92% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B; Matsui to 1B
t6 6-2 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  OO HOU L. Berkman S. Rivera -2% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 6, Nationals 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Nationals Batting, Behind 2-6, Astros' Wandy Rodriguez facing 1-2-3
b6 2-6 0 --- 7,(1-2)  R WSN W. Harris W. Rodriguez -6% 84% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep RF)
b6 3-6 0 --- 4,(1-2)  WSN P. Lo Duca W. Rodriguez -5% 80% Single to LF (Line Drive to Short LF)
b6 3-6 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O WSN C. Guzman W. Rodriguez 3% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B; Lo Duca to 2B
b6 3-6 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  WSN A. Kearns W. Rodriguez -3% 79% Walk
b6 3-6 1 12- 3,(1-1)  WSN R. Belliard W. Rodriguez -8% 71% Single to LF (Ground Ball thru Weak 3B); Lo Duca to 3B; Kearns to 2B
Chris Sampson replaces Wandy Rodriguez pitching and batting 9th
b6 3-6 1 123 1,(0-0)  R WSN J. Flores C. Sampson -12% 58% Hit By Pitch; Lo Duca Scores; Kearns to 3B; Belliard to 2B
b6 4-6 1 123 3,(1-1)  OO WSN W. Pena C. Sampson 24% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Astros 6, Nationals 4.
Top of the 7th, Astros Batting, Ahead 6-4, Nationals' Saul Rivera facing 4-5-6
t7 6-4 0 --- 4,(2-1)  HOU C. Lee S. Rivera 4% 86% Single to SS (Ground Ball to Weak SS); Lee to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B)
t7 6-4 0 -2- 5,(3-1)  O HOU M. Tejada S. Rivera -3% 83% Lineout: 3B (Weak 3B)
t7 6-4 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  O HOU G. Blum S. Rivera -2% 81% Groundout: P-1B
t7 6-4 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  HOU H. Pence S. Rivera 0% 81% Walk
t7 6-4 2 12- 6,(2-2)  O HOU B. Ausmus S. Rivera -3% 78% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Astros 6, Nationals 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Nationals Batting, Behind 4-6, Astros' Chris Sampson facing 8-9-1
b7 4-6 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O WSN F. Lopez C. Sampson 4% 82% Strikeout Swinging
Kory Casto pinch hits for Saul Rivera (P) batting 9th
b7 4-6 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O WSN K. Casto C. Sampson 3% 85% Lineout: LF (Short LF)
b7 4-6 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O WSN W. Harris C. Sampson 2% 87% Lineout: 1B (2B-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 6, Nationals 4.
Top of the 8th, Astros Batting, Ahead 6-4, Nationals' Joel Hanrahan facing 9-1-2
Joel Hanrahan replaces Kory Casto (PH) pitching and batting 9th
David Newhan pinch hits for Chris Sampson (P) batting 9th
t8 6-4 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU D. Newhan J. Hanrahan -1% 85% Popfly: SS (SS-2B)
t8 6-4 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O HOU D. Erstad J. Hanrahan -1% 84% Flyball: LF (Short LF-CF)
t8 6-4 2 --- 6,(3-2)  HOU K. Matsui J. Hanrahan 1% 85% Walk
t8 6-4 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O HOU L. Berkman J. Hanrahan -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Astros 6, Nationals 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Nationals Batting, Behind 4-6, Astros' Geoff Geary facing 2-3-4
Geoff Geary replaces David Newhan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-6 0 --- 2,(0-1)  WSN P. Lo Duca G. Geary -8% 76% Single to RF (Line Drive to Short RF)
b8 4-6 0 1-- 7,(3-2)  O WSN C. Guzman G. Geary 7% 83% Strikeout Swinging
b8 4-6 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  OO WSN A. Kearns G. Geary 10% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B (Weak SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 6, Nationals 4.
Top of the 9th, Astros Batting, Ahead 6-4, Nationals' Joel Hanrahan facing 4-5-6
t9 6-4 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O HOU C. Lee J. Hanrahan -1% 92% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
t9 6-4 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O HOU M. Tejada J. Hanrahan -1% 91% Groundout: 1B-P (Weak 2B-1B)
t9 6-4 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O HOU G. Blum J. Hanrahan -0% 91% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 6, Nationals 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Nationals Batting, Behind 4-6, Astros' Jose Valverde facing 5-6-7
Jose Valverde replaces Geoff Blum (3B) pitching and batting 6th
Ty Wigginton replaces Geoff Geary (P) playing 3B batting 9th
Darin Erstad moves from CF to LF
Michael Bourn replaces Carlos Lee (LF) playing CF batting 4th
b9 4-6 0 --- 9,(3-2)  O WSN R. Belliard J. Valverde 5% 96% Flyball: RF (Deep RF Line)
b9 4-6 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O WSN J. Flores J. Valverde 3% 99% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak SS)
b9 4-6 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O WSN W. Pena J. Valverde 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B (Weak 3B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Astros 6, Nationals 4.

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