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Dukes leads way
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Nationals 4, Rangers 3
Tim Redding struck out five and walked two on Friday night. (AP)
Elijah Dukes took starter Tim Redding off the hook with a game-tying homer to lead off the eighth inning. Six frames later, Dukes came through with a two-out, bases-loaded single to give the Nationals a thrilling walk-off victory over the Rangers.
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Series at a glance:
TEX
Texas (37-38)
Lost 1
Washington 4, Texas 3   WSH
Washington (30-45)
Won 1
June 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   R   H   E 
Texas
0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 6 0
Washington
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1   4 12 1
Standings thru 6/20/08  |  Recap: TEX | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Rangers stats  |  Nationals stats
TexasABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kinsler, 2B5013010.306
Catalanotto, 1B6020002.276
Young, SS6000003.276
Hamilton, CF6000031.315
Byrd, RF6010022.257
Murphy, LF6000001.272
Laird, C2120000.306
  1-Saltalamacchia, PR-C3000010.219
Vazquez, 3B4100101.321
Millwood, P2100111.000
  Francisco, P0000000.000
  a-Bradley, PH1000000.329
  Rupe, P0000000.000
  b-Boggs, PH0000100.263
  Benoit, P0000000.000
  Wright, P0000000.000
Totals473633811 

a-Grounded out for Francisco in the 10th. b-Walked for Rupe in the 13th.
1-Ran for Laird in the 4th.

BATTING
2B: Laird (12, Redding), Kinsler (22, Redding).
TB: Kinsler 2; Catalanotto 2; Byrd; Laird 3.
RBI: Kinsler 3 (45).
2-out RBI: Kinsler 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Catalanotto; Byrd; Young.
S: Kinsler.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kinsler (19, 3rd base off Redding/Flores).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Byrd (Young at 3rd base).
DP: 2 (Saltalamacchia-Young, Young-Kinsler-Catalanotto).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Guzman, SS7000024.312
Dukes, RF6252100.270
Milledge, CF5100103.245
Young, 1B4010101.263
  1-Belliard, PR-3B1010000.232
Flores, C6032001.308
Casto, 3B-1B6000043.184
Lopez, 2B5110012.255
Harris, LF4010001.151
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  b-Pena, PH1000010.205
  Hanrahan, P0000000.000
  c-Lo Duca, PH0000100.193
Redding, P2000000.120
  Manning, P0000000.000
  a-Boone, PH1000011.264
  Ayala, P0000000.000
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  Langerhans, LF2000110.200
Totals50412451016 

a-Struck out for Manning in the 7th. b-Struck out for Rivera in the 12th. c-Walked for Hanrahan in the 14th.
1-Ran for Young in the 11th.

BATTING
2B: Dukes (6, Rupe).
HR: Dukes (2, 8th inning off Millwood, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Dukes 9; Young; Belliard; Flores 3; Lopez; Harris.
RBI: Flores 2 (27), Dukes 2 (14).
2-out RBI: Flores 2; Dukes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young; Guzman; Milledge.
GIDP: Lopez.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Dukes 2 (8, 2nd base off Millwood/Laird, 3rd base off Millwood/Laird), Harris (4, 2nd base off Millwood/Saltalamacchia).
CS: Flores (1, 2nd base by Millwood/Saltalamacchia).

FIELDING
E: Lopez (8, fielding).
Outfield assists: Dukes (Byrd at home).

 
TexasIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Millwood 8.07333414.61
Francisco 1.00000104.23
Rupe 3.03000303.76
Benoit 1.01000005.58
Wright (L, 4-3)0.21112203.89
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Redding 6.05332504.12
Manning 1.00000002.08
Ayala 1.00000005.21
Rauch 1.00000002.45
Rivera 3.01000103.80
Hanrahan (W, 3-2)2.00001204.47

IBB: Vazquez (by Redding).
HBP: Lopez (by Wright).
Pitches-strikes: Millwood 112-66, Francisco 10-8, Rupe 40-28, Benoit 15-9, Wright 27-14, Redding 103-63, Manning 12-7, Ayala 10-7, Rauch 9-8, Rivera 43-28, Hanrahan 32-19.
Ground outs-fly outs: Millwood 12-6, Francisco 0-2, Rupe 5-1, Benoit 1-2, Wright 0-0, Redding 3-9, Manning 1-2, Ayala 1-2, Rauch 2-1, Rivera 6-2, Hanrahan 2-2.
Batters faced: Millwood 32, Francisco 3, Rupe 11, Benoit 4, Wright 6, Redding 24, Manning 3, Ayala 3, Rauch 3, Rivera 11, Hanrahan 7.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Ed Hickox. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Chris Guccione.
Weather: 77 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, In from CF.
T: 4:10.
Att: 30,359.

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