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Big inning is key
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Nationals 5, Brewers 1
Odalis Perez fanned three in five innings. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
It was a pitchers' duel early at Nationals Park, as both Odalis Perez and Jeff Suppan looked impressive. But the Nats took advantage of a defensive mistake in the sixth, and Washington's bats came alive and brought four runs home. Brian Sanches won it in relief.
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Series at a glance:
MIL
Milwaukee (22-26)
Lost 2
Washington 5, Milwaukee 1   WSH
Washington (21-28)
Won 1
May 23, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Milwaukee
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 8 1
Washington
0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 X   5 3 0
Standings thru 5/23/08  |  Recap: MIL | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Brewers stats  |  Nationals stats
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Weeks, 2B3010113.210
Cameron, CF4010012.227
Braun, LF4000013.290
Fielder, 1B3010101.265
Hart, C, RF3000021.299
  Shouse, P0000000.000
  Dillard, P0000000.000
  a-Counsell, PH1010000.241
Hardy, SS4110012.248
Hall, 3B4010003.220
Suppan, P2011011.056
  Gwynn, RF2000012.200
Kendall, C3010001.267
Totals331812819 

a-Singled for Dillard in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kendall (11, Perez), Weeks (7, Ayala).
TB: Weeks 2; Cameron; Fielder; Counsell; Hardy; Hall; Suppan; Kendall 2.
RBI: Suppan (1).
2-out RBI: Suppan.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Weeks 3; Braun; Gwynn 2.
GIDP: Braun; Fielder.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hardy (1, 2nd base off Perez/Flores).

FIELDING
E: Hardy (4, fielding).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, 2B3100100.255
Guzman, SS4100000.300
Zimmerman, 3B3111110.258
Young, 1B2000001.227
  1-Boone, PR-1B1100010.318
Milledge, CF4001002.236
Flores, C3012010.356
Pena, LF2111100.226
Dukes, RF2000010.063
  b-Mackowiak, PH1000012.167
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  Ayala, P0000000.000
  Rauch, P0000000.000
Perez, P1000010.294
  Sanches, P0000000.000
  a-Langerhans, PH-RF2000000.000
Totals28535365 

a-Grounded out for Sanches in the 6th. b-Struck out for Dukes in the 6th.
1-Ran for Young in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Zimmerman (11, Suppan), Flores (8, Suppan).
HR: Pena (1, 2nd inning off Suppan, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Zimmerman 2; Flores 2; Pena 4.
RBI: Pena (6), Zimmerman (27), Milledge (17), Flores 2 (9).
2-out RBI: Pena; Flores 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mackowiak.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Lopez-Guzman-Young, Zimmerman-Lopez-Young).

 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Suppan (L, 2-4)5.23513414.47
Shouse 1.10000102.35
Dillard 1.00000100.00
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez 5.05111304.13
Sanches (W, 1-0)1.01000300.00
Rivera 1.00000203.99
Ayala 1.01000005.06
Rauch 1.01001002.66

HBP: Young (by Suppan).
Pitches-strikes: Suppan 89-50, Shouse 16-9, Dillard 11-8, Perez 84-54, Sanches 19-15, Rivera 14-10, Ayala 19-11, Rauch 24-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Suppan 9-4, Shouse 0-3, Dillard 2-0, Perez 9-3, Sanches 0-0, Rivera 1-0, Ayala 2-1, Rauch 1-2.
Batters faced: Suppan 25, Shouse 4, Dillard 3, Perez 19, Sanches 4, Rivera 3, Ayala 4, Rauch 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Shouse 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Miller. 1B: Paul Emmel. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 69 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:42.
Att: 28,007.

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