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Thursday, May 8, 2008:
Nationals 8, Astros 3
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Harris, CF4111123.205
Guzman, C, SS5320012.307
Zimmerman, 3B5230021.252
Johnson, N, 1B3011202.216
Kearns, RF4112112.216
Belliard, 2B4000024.197
Mackowiak, LF4122013.214
Nieves, C4010013.353
Lannan, P2000010.000
a-Boone, PH1010000.282
Rivera, S, P0000000.000
b-Pena, W, PH0000100.235
Ayala, P0000000.000
Rauch, P0000000.000
Totals36812651120.242
a-Doubled for Lannan in the 7th. b-Walked for Rivera, S in the 8th.
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Bourn, CF4010121.197
Matsui, K, 2B5000013.257
Tejada, M, SS4220002.336
Berkman, 1B3120101.368
Lee, Ca, LF4021002.282
Pence, RF4011014.256
Wigginton, 3B4011004.238
Towles, C3000003.164
b-Cruz, PH1000011.088
Wright, W, P0000000.000
Backe, P2010000.267
Byrdak, P0000000.333
a-Erstad, PH1000000.286
Villarreal, O, P0000000.000
Ausmus, C1000000.189
Totals3631032521.254
a-Flied out for Byrdak in the 7th. b-Struck out for Towles in the 8th.
BATTING
2B: Johnson, N (8, Backe), Boone (2, Byrdak).
HR: Harris (1, 3rd inning off Backe, 0 on, 1 out), Mackowiak (1, 8th inning off Villarreal, O, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Boone 2; Zimmerman 3; Nieves; Guzman, C 2; Kearns; Harris 4; Mackowiak 5; Johnson, N 2.
RBI: Johnson, N (18), Harris (4), Kearns 2 (16), Mackowiak 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Johnson, N; Mackowiak 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kearns; Nieves; Harris.
GIDP: Nieves, Johnson, N.
Team RISP: 1-for-10.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: (Guzman, C-Johnson, N).

BATTING
2B: Wigginton (2, Lannan).
TB: Tejada, M 2; Berkman 2; Wigginton 2; Lee, Ca 2; Backe; Bourn; Pence.
RBI: Pence (18), Lee, Ca (22), Wigginton (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Berkman; Towles 2; Tejada, M; Wigginton; Matsui, K.
GIDP: Pence.
Team RISP: 2-for-14.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bourn 2 (15, 2nd base off Lannan/Nieves, 2nd base off Rivera, S/Nieves).

FIELDING
E: Bourn (2, throw).
DP: 3 (Tejada, M-Matsui, K-Berkman 2, Byrdak-Matsui, K).

WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lannan(W, 3-3)6.07111303.40
Rivera, S(H, 5)1.01000004.30
Ayala1.02221104.87
Rauch1.00000103.31
Totals9.010332504.48
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Backe(L, 2-4)6.06443914.64
Byrdak1.01000000.00
Villarreal, O1.03332215.95
Wright, W1.02110003.75
Totals9.0128851124.50
WP: Villarreal, O.
Pitches-strikes: Lannan 93-54, Rivera, S 11-9, Ayala 34-22, Rauch 6-5, Backe 98-61, Byrdak 10-6, Villarreal, O 37-19, Wright, W 14-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lannan 10-4, Rivera, S 1-1, Ayala 2-0, Rauch 1-0, Backe 4-4, Byrdak 0-0, Villarreal, O 1-0, Wright, W 1-1.
Batters faced: Lannan 25, Rivera, S 4, Ayala 6, Rauch 3, Backe 26, Byrdak 3, Villarreal, O 8, Wright, W 4.
Umpires: HP: Angel Campos. 1B: Greg Gibson. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Charlie Reliford.
Weather: 87 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 3 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:01.
Att: 33,433.
Venue: Minute Maid Park.
May 8, 2008
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media