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Friars rally on National defense
Fielding betrays Nats
Joey Eischen's misplay on a Dave Roberts bunt in the ninth allowed the Padres to plate the winning run in Sunday's series finale. Esteban Loaiza struck out five in seven shutout innings but came away with the no-decision.
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Padres 2, Nationals 1
Miguel Olivo (center) is mobbed after scoring the winning run in the ninth inning. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)
Series at a glance:
Roberts rallies Padres
Miguel Olivo scored the winning run on Sunday to cap the Padres' second consecutive ninth-inning rally over the Nats. Pedro Astacio was outstanding in his first outing since Aug. 28. The right-hander gave up just one run on three hits in seven innings.
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TODAY'S WRAPS: September 18, 2005
WSH
Washington (77-73)
Lost 2
San Diego 2, Washington 1   SD
San Diego (74-74)
Won 2
September 18, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 5 2
San Diego
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1   2 9 0
Standings through 9/18/05  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Padres Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Wilkerson, LF4000012.250
Carroll, 2B2000100.244
b-Vidro, PH1000002.273
Majewski, P0000000.000
Eischen, P0000000.333
Guillen, RF3010101.290
Johnson, 1B3000102.290
Wilson, CF4110011.262
Castilla, 3B3000002.253
Guzman, SS2011000.209
Bennett, C3020000.220
Loaiza, P2000001.174
a-Watson, PH1000012.200
Cruz, 2B0000000.266
Totals281513313 

a-Struck out for Loaiza in the 8th. b-Grounded out for Carroll in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Guillen (30, Astacio).
TB: Guillen 2; Wilson; Guzman; Bennett 2.
RBI: Guzman (26).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson; Vidro.
SF: Guzman.
GIDP: Guillen; Johnson.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Wilson (5, 2nd base off Astacio/Olivo).
CS: Johnson (8, 2nd base by Astacio/Olivo).
PO: Johnson (1st base by Astacio).

FIELDING
E: Castilla (11, fielding), Eischen (1, throw).
DP: 2 (Johnson-Castilla-Carroll, Johnson-Guzman).

 
San DiegoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, CF4010002.262
Loretta, 2B4010001.276
2-Alexander, PR-2B0000000.000
Young, LF3100022.271
Giles, RF3010101.299
Randa, 3B3000022.275
Greene, SS3011000.252
Nady, 1B2020000.272
1-Jackson, PR0000000.249
Seanez, P0000000.000
b-Sweeney, PH0000000.302
c-Hernandez, PH1000002.288
Otsuka, P0000000.000
Olivo, C4130012.219
Astacio, P2000004.077
a-Fick, PH-1B0000000.289
Totals292911516 

a-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Astacio in the 7th. b-Batted for Seanez in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Sweeney in the 8th.
1-Ran for Nady in the 7th. 2-Ran for Loretta in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Olivo (11, Loaiza).
TB: Roberts; Loretta; Giles; Greene; Nady 2; Olivo 4.
RBI: Greene (60).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Randa; Giles; Astacio 2; Hernandez.
S: Young; Fick; Roberts.
SF: Greene.
GIDP: Astacio.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Randa-Loretta-Nady, Fick-Greene-Otsuka).
Pickoffs: Astacio (Johnson at 1st base).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Loaiza 7.07000503.66
Majewski (BS, 4)0.21111002.75
Eischen (L, 2-1)0.11100003.41
 
San DiegoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Astacio 7.03112204.94
Seanez 1.02000102.59
Otsuka (W, 2-6)1.00001002.95

Eischen pitched to 3 batters in the 9th.

HBP: Nady (by Loaiza), Randa (by Majewski), Fick (by Eischen).
Pitches-strikes: Loaiza 92-64, Majewski 16-9, Eischen 17-10, Astacio 80-50, Seanez 18-13, Otsuka 10-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Loaiza 9-7, Majewski 1-1, Eischen 1-0, Astacio 9-9, Seanez 1-1, Otsuka 3-0.
Batters faced: Loaiza 28, Majewski 5, Eischen 4, Astacio 24, Seanez 5, Otsuka 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Eischen 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Hickox. 1B: Bill Hohn. 2B: Bruce Dreckman. 3B: Doug Eddings.
Weather: 75 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 38,054.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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