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Phillies hold on for big win
Phillies 12, Nationals 10
Randy Wolf struck out eight and walked three over five-plus innings. (George Widman/AP)
 Nunez's three-run tater
 Lieberthal's solo shot
 Burrell's RBI double
This one wasn't easy, but the Phils fended off a furious comeback by the Nationals to keep pace in the NL Wild Card race. Abraham Nunez smashed a three-run shot and Mike Lieberthal hit a solo dinger and an RBI single, while Randy Wolf tossed five-plus frames for his second victory of the season.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: August 20, 2006
WSH
Washington (54-70)
Lost 2
Philadelphia 12, Washington 10   PHI
Philadelphia (61-62)
Won 2
August 20, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 1 0 1 6 0 2 0   10 14 5
Philadelphia
1 2 4 3 0 0 1 1 X   12 12 0
Standings thru 8/20/06  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Phillies Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF4000232.291
Lopez, SS4121212.272
Zimmerman, 3B3000006.283
  Jackson, 3B1000100.200
  e-Vidro, PH1010000.304
Johnson, 1B5111144.289
Kearns, RF4211122.262
Escobar, CF3110020.325
  b-Ward, PH1000012.326
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  d-Church, PH-CF0000000.246
Harper, C3224000.400
  c-Schneider, PH-C2022000.241
Castro, 2B4210113.276
Astacio, P1010000.188
  Schroder, P0000000.000
  Hughes, P10100001.000
  a-Anderson, PH-CF3111013.271
  Cordero, P0000000.000
Totals4010141081524 

a-Doubled for Hughes in the 6th. b-Struck out for Escobar in the 6th. c-Singled for Harper in the 7th. d-Hit by pitch for Rauch in the 8th. e-Doubled for Jackson in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Lopez (20, Wolf), Anderson (13, White), Vidro (18, Rhodes).
HR: Harper 2 (2, 3rd inning off Wolf, 0 on, 0 out; 6th inning off Wolf, 2 on, 0 out).
TB: Lopez 3; Vidro 2; Johnson; Kearns; Escobar; Harper 8; Schneider 2; Castro; Astacio; Hughes; Anderson 2.
RBI: Harper 4 (4), Lopez (40), Anderson (21), Johnson (62), Kearns (63), Schneider 2 (42).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zimmerman; Johnson 3; Ward; Lopez; Anderson.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
CS: Lopez (11, 3rd base by Wolf/Lieberthal).

FIELDING
E: Johnson (10, throw), Soriano (9, throw), Jackson 3 (10, throw, fielding, missed catch).
Outfield assists: Anderson (Burrell at 2nd base).
DP: (Anderson-Castro).

 
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS3111200.276
Victorino, RF5001008.268
Utley, 2B4000004.319
  Sandoval, 2B0001000.143
Howard, 1B2100300.296
Burrell, LF4222103.260
  Roberson, LF0000000.185
Rowand, CF5340002.261
Lieberthal, C4222004.268
Nunez, 3B5134000.198
Wolf, P1101100.333
  White, P0000000.000
  Madson, P0100000.182
  Fultz, P0000000.000
  a-Dellucci, PH1000013.326
  Rhodes, P0000000.000
Totals341212127124 

a-Struck out for Fultz in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Burrell (19, Astacio), Nunez (6, Rivera).
HR: Lieberthal (5, 2nd inning off Astacio, 0 on, 0 out), Nunez (2, 4th inning off Schroder, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Rollins; Burrell 3; Rowand 4; Lieberthal 5; Nunez 7.
RBI: Burrell 2 (76), Lieberthal 2 (25), Victorino (34), Nunez 4 (17), Wolf (4), Sandoval (3), Rollins (55).
2-out RBI: Burrell; Nunez 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rowand; Utley 2; Burrell 2; Victorino.
S: Victorino; Madson; Lieberthal.
SF: Wolf; Sandoval; Rollins.
Team LOB: 11.

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Astacio (L, 3-3)2.06764015.43
Schroder 1.23331017.04
Hughes 1.10000006.35
Rivera 1.22112003.89
Rauch 0.10000003.38
Cordero 1.01100103.20
 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wolf (W, 2-0)5.09663825.61
White 0.11223104.91
Madson (H, 3)2.02222205.70
Fultz (H, 4)0.21000104.06
Rhodes (S, 2)1.01000304.89

Astacio pitched to 5 batters in the 3rd.
Wolf pitched to 4 batters in the 6th.

IBB: Howard (by Astacio), Howard (by Rivera).
HBP: Church (by Madson).
Pitches-strikes: Astacio 66-38, Schroder 30-18, Hughes 19-14, Rivera 35-17, Rauch 5-2, Cordero 19-14, Wolf 98-57, White 28-14, Madson 41-23, Fultz 8-6, Rhodes 14-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Astacio 3-3, Schroder 1-4, Hughes 2-2, Rivera 2-4, Rauch 0-1, Cordero 0-2, Wolf 2-4, White 0-0, Madson 3-1, Fultz 1-0, Rhodes 0-0.
Batters faced: Astacio 17, Schroder 9, Hughes 4, Rivera 10, Rauch 1, Cordero 6, Wolf 26, White 5, Madson 11, Fultz 3, Rhodes 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Schroder 2-1, Rauch 3-0, White 1-1, Madson 3-1, Fultz 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Greg Gibson. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 88 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, L to R.
T: 3:37.
Att: 36,023.

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