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Late-inning magic
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Nationals 11, Phillies 6
Matt Chico allowed three runs on six hits over 5 1/3 innings. (Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
Nick Johnson, Ronnie Belliard and Dmitri Young each hit RBI doubles in a five-run ninth inning as the Nationals improved to 2-0 on the young season. Lastings Milledge went 2-for-4, scored three times and knocked in two runs.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (2-0)
Won 2
Washington 11, Philadelphia 6   PHI
Philadelphia (0-1)
Lost 1
March 31, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 5   11 12 0
Philadelphia
1 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0   6 8 2
Standings thru 3/31/08  |  Recap: WSH | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Phillies stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Guzman, SS6220011.300
Milledge, CF4322000.250
Zimmerman, 3B4001001.125
Johnson, 1B4221100.429
Kearns, RF3122211.500
Lo Duca, C4111002.143
Belliard, 2B5111006.125
Harris, LF4000111.000
Chico, P3110013.333
  Hanrahan, P0000000.000
  King, P0000000.000
  a-Boone, PH1000000.000
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  b-Young, PH10110001.000
  Colome, P0000000.000
Totals39111294415 

a-Popped out for King in the 8th. b-Doubled for Rivera in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Johnson 2 (3, Myers, Gordon), Kearns (1, Myers), Lo Duca (1, Gordon), Belliard (1, Gordon), Young (1, Condrey).
HR: Milledge (1, 6th inning off Madson, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Guzman 2; Milledge 5; Johnson 4; Kearns 3; Lo Duca 2; Belliard 2; Chico; Young 2.
RBI: Zimmerman (2), Kearns 2 (3), Milledge 2 (2), Johnson (2), Lo Duca (1), Belliard (1), Young (1).
2-out RBI: Kearns 2; Milledge 2; Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Chico 2; Belliard 2; Guzman.
SF: Zimmerman.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Guzman-Belliard-Johnson).

 
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4222000.500
Victorino, CF3000000.000
Utley, 2B3222000.667
Howard, 1B4010010.250
Burrell, LF3011110.333
Feliz, 3B4000023.000
  Condrey, P0000000.000
Werth, RF3110112.333
Ruiz, C4111003.250
Myers, P1000010.000
  a-Taguchi, PH1000000.000
  Madson, P0000000.000
  Durbin, C, P0000000.000
  b-Jenkins, PH1000011.000
  Romero, P0000000.000
  Gordon, P0000000.000
  Dobbs, 3B1000010.000
Totals32686289 

a-Grounded out for Myers in the 5th. b-Struck out for Durbin, C in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Rollins (1, Chico), Werth (1, Chico), Ruiz (1, Hanrahan).
HR: Utley (1, 6th inning off Chico, 0 on, 0 out), Rollins (1, 7th inning off King, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Rollins 6; Utley 5; Howard; Burrell; Werth 2; Ruiz 2.
RBI: Utley 2 (2), Burrell (1), Ruiz (1), Rollins 2 (2).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ruiz 2.
S: Victorino.
SF: Utley.
GIDP: Feliz.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Rollins (1, fielding), Ruiz (1, pickoff).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chico 5.16331415.06
Hanrahan (H, 1)0.212212027.00
King (BS, 1)1.01110115.40
Rivera (W, 1-0)1.00000000.00
Colome 1.00000100.00
 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Myers 5.05432205.40
Madson 1.022200118.00
Durbin, C 1.00001000.00
Romero 1.00000200.00
Gordon (L, 0-1)0.1455100135.00
Condrey 0.21000000.00

Hanrahan pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

HBP: Lo Duca (by Myers), Milledge (by Myers).
Pitches-strikes: Chico 93-54, Hanrahan 16-9, King 13-10, Rivera 8-5, Colome 13-8, Myers 86-59, Madson 22-15, Durbin, C 11-5, Romero 12-10, Gordon 20-9, Condrey 11-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Chico 5-7, Hanrahan 0-0, King 0-2, Rivera 0-3, Colome 0-2, Myers 1-12, Madson 2-1, Durbin, C 2-1, Romero 0-1, Gordon 0-1, Condrey 1-1.
Batters faced: Chico 22, Hanrahan 4, King 4, Rivera 3, Colome 3, Myers 25, Madson 5, Durbin, C 4, Romero 3, Gordon 6, Condrey 3.
Inherited runners-scored: King 1-1, Condrey 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Crawford. 1B: Tom Hallion. 2B: Brian O'Nora. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 51 degrees, drizzle.
Wind: 4 mph, R to L.
T: 2:56.
Att: 44,553.

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