Trailing for most of the evening, the Phillies sent the game into extra frames after Ryan Howard and David Bell smacked back-to-back jacks in the top of the ninth. But the Phils wound up on the losing end after Aquilino Lopez surrendered the winning hit to Preston Wilson in the 12th.
John Patterson had to settle for a no-decision after closer Chad Cordero gave up two homers in the ninth inning, forcing extras. In the bottom of the 12th, Preston Wilson came through with an RBI single to right field to give the Nationals the walk-off victory.
a-Walked for Brito in the 5th. b-Struck out for Geary in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Madson in the 9th. d-Struck out for Fultz in the 12th. 1-Ran for Burrell in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Bell (27, Majewski). HR: Burrell (28, 2nd inning off Patterson, 0 on, 1 out), Howard (13, 9th inning off Cordero, 1 on, 0 out), Bell (8, 9th inning off Cordero, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Rollins; Lofton; Burrell 5; Howard 5; Bell 6; Pratt. RBI: Burrell (98), Howard 2 (39), Bell (51). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rollins 2; Abreu 2; Lofton 2. Team LOB: 10.
FIELDING E: Howard (5, missed catch). PB: Pratt 2 (5). Outfield assists: Burrell (Johnson at home).