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Late outburst not enough
Phillies 4, Nationals 2
Ronnie Belliard's seventh long ball got the Nats on the board. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
 Belliard's homer
 Young's homer
Held in check offensively for seven innings, Washington got homers from Ronnie Belliard and Dmitri Young in the eighth, but could not tie it up.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia (64-56)
Won 1
Philadelphia 4, Washington 2   WSH
Washington (55-66)
Lost 1
August 16, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0   4 9 1
Washington
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0   2 7 0
Standings thru 8/16/07  |  Gameday  |  Phillies Stats  |  Nationals Stats
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4110122.288
Iguchi, 2B5020011.261
Burrell, LF4010013.261
  Roberson, RF1000000.273
Howard, 1B5011034.263
Rowand, CF5000034.308
Werth, RF-LF3210100.252
Ruiz, C2122100.260
Nunez, 3B2000212.248
Hamels, P3000014.136
  Alfonseca, P0000000.000
  a-Dobbs, PH1011000.286
  Gordon, P0000000.000
  Romero, P0000000.000
  Myers, P0000000.000
Totals3549451220 

a-Doubled for Alfonseca in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Werth (4, Rivera), Dobbs (17, Rivera).
HR: Ruiz (4, 2nd inning off Hanrahan, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Rollins; Iguchi 2; Burrell; Howard; Werth 2; Ruiz 5; Dobbs 2.
RBI: Ruiz 2 (42), Howard (98), Dobbs (42).
2-out RBI: Dobbs.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Howard; Hamels; Rowand; Rollins.
S: Ruiz.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rollins (24, 3rd base off Hanrahan/Flores).

FIELDING
E: Howard (8, fielding).
Outfield assists: Roberson (Kearns at 2nd base).
DP: 2 (Rollins-Iguchi-Howard, Roberson-Rollins).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, SS4000113.249
Belliard, 2B4121001.282
Zimmerman, 3B4000002.264
Young, 1B4111001.332
Kearns, RF2020200.250
  Langerhans, RF0000000.154
Church, LF4010022.265
Flores, C4000026.233
Logan, CF4010011.275
Hanrahan, P1000010.429
  a-Jimenez, PH1000010.170
  Schroder, P0000000.000
  Bacsik, P0000000.130
  b-Batista, PH0000100.275
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  c-Fick, PH1000000.203
Totals332724816 

a-Struck out for Hanrahan in the 5th. b-Walked for Bacsik in the 7th. c-Lined out for Rauch in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Belliard (23, Hamels), Kearns (25, Hamels).
HR: Belliard (7, 8th inning off Gordon, 0 on, 0 out), Young (11, 8th inning off Gordon, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Belliard 6; Young 4; Kearns 3; Church; Logan.
RBI: Belliard (39), Young (63).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young; Logan; Zimmerman; Lopez 2.
GIDP: Flores.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kearns (2, 2nd base off Hamels/Ruiz).

 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hamels (W, 14-5)6.24002603.50
Alfonseca (H, 13)0.10001103.80
Gordon 0.12221024.74
Romero (H, 11)0.21000002.25
Myers (S, 11)1.00000104.93
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hanrahan (L, 2-1)5.04224812.95
Schroder 1.12111001.55
Bacsik 0.20000104.73
Rivera 1.02110203.77
Rauch 1.01000103.80

Pitches-strikes: Hamels 101-62, Alfonseca 15-9, Gordon 14-7, Romero 8-4, Myers 12-9, Hanrahan 101-51, Schroder 30-19, Bacsik 10-7, Rivera 16-11, Rauch 12-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hamels 8-6, Alfonseca 0-0, Gordon 0-1, Romero 0-2, Myers 1-1, Hanrahan 2-5, Schroder 0-4, Bacsik 1-0, Rivera 1-0, Rauch 0-2.
Batters faced: Hamels 26, Alfonseca 2, Gordon 4, Romero 2, Myers 3, Hanrahan 23, Schroder 7, Bacsik 2, Rivera 5, Rauch 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Alfonseca 2-0, Romero 1-0, Bacsik 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Marvin Hudson. 1B: Chris Guccione. 2B: Adrian Johnson. 3B: Jerry Layne.
Weather: 88 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 8 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:03.
Att: 27,308.

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