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Nationals 3, Braves 2
Tim Hudson threw 78 pitches in seven innings on Sunday night. (AP)
Tim Hudson settled down after a two-run first inning on Opening Night at Nationals Park, retiring 19 straight to end the seventh, but the Braves offered little help, falling on a walk-off homer despite tying it in the ninth.
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Series at a glance:
  • Sun. 03/30: WSH 3, ATL 2
ATL
Atlanta (0-1)
Lost 1
Washington 3, Atlanta 2   WSH
Washington (1-0)
Won 1
March 30, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1   2 5 1
Washington
2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   3 4 1
Standings thru 3/30/08  |  Recap: ATL | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Nationals stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, 2B4010012.250
Escobar, SS3000101.000
Jones, 3B4111011.250
Teixeira, 1B4010011.250
  2-Prado, PR-1B0100000.000
Francoeur, RF4010001.250
McCann, C4010001.250
Diaz, LF3000000.000
Kotsay, CF3000001.000
Hudson, P1000000.000
  a-Pena, PH0000100.000
  1-Blanco, PR0000000.000
  Ohman, P0000000.000
  Moylan, P0000000.000
Totals30251238 

a-Walked for Hudson in the 8th.
1-Ran for Pena in the 8th. 2-Ran for Teixeira in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (1, Rauch).
HR: Jones (1, 4th inning off Perez, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Johnson; Jones 4; Teixeira 2; Francoeur; McCann.
RBI: Jones (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson.
S: Hudson.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Johnson (1, 2nd base by Perez/Lo Duca).
PO: Johnson (1st base by Perez).

FIELDING
E: Hudson (1, pickoff).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Guzman, SS4110010.250
Milledge, CF4000011.000
Zimmerman, 3B4111011.250
Johnson, 1B3111000.333
Kearns, RF3011000.333
Lo Duca, C3000001.000
Dukes, LF2000000.000
  Harris, LF1000000.000
Belliard, 2B3000000.000
Perez, P1000010.000
  a-Mackowiak, PH1000000.000
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  King, P0000000.000
  Ayala, P0000000.000
  b-Lopez, PH1000010.000
  Rauch, P0000000.000
Totals30343053 

a-Grounded out for Perez in the 5th. b-Struck out for Ayala in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Johnson (1, Hudson).
HR: Zimmerman (1, 9th inning off Moylan, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Guzman; Zimmerman 4; Johnson 2; Kearns.
RBI: Johnson (1), Kearns (1), Zimmerman (1).
2-out RBI: Johnson; Kearns; Zimmerman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lo Duca.
Team LOB: 1.

FIELDING
E: Guzman (1, fielding).
PB: Lo Duca (1).
Outfield assists: Kearns (McCann at 2nd base).
Pickoffs: Perez (Johnson at 1st base).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hudson 7.03220302.57
Ohman 0.10000000.00
Moylan (L, 0-1)1.11110216.75
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez 5.04111211.80
Rivera (H, 1)2.00000100.00
King (H, 1)0.20001000.00
Ayala (H, 1)0.10000000.00
Rauch (BS, 1)(W, 1-0)1.01100000.00

Pitches-strikes: Hudson 78-55, Ohman 6-4, Moylan 14-11, Perez 70-43, Rivera 22-13, King 12-6, Ayala 3-2, Rauch 12-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hudson 12-6, Ohman 1-0, Moylan 2-0, Perez 6-5, Rivera 2-3, King 0-2, Ayala 1-0, Rauch 1-2.
Batters faced: Hudson 24, Ohman 1, Moylan 5, Perez 19, Rivera 6, King 3, Ayala 1, Rauch 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Ayala 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Reilly. 1B: Bob Davidson. 2B: Alfonso Marquez. 3B: Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 49 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:22.
Att: 39,389.

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