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Nationals 15, Braves 6
Willie Harris (right) is greeted by Odalis Perez after his two-run homer. (John Bazemore/AP)
The Nationals pounded out a season-high 15 runs and 17 hits in routing the Braves to take the series. Willie Harris homered and drove in five runs, Jesus Flores notched a career-high five hits and Austin Kearns went 3-for-5 with five runs scored.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (38-61)
Won 2
Washington 15, Atlanta 6   ATL
Atlanta (46-52)
Lost 2
July 20, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 3 3 6 2 0 0 0 1   15 17 1
Atlanta
1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1   6 11 4
Standings thru 7/20/08  |  Recap: WSH | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Braves stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Harris, CF3125300.248
Lo Duca, 1B6010006.230
Guzman, SS5100012.310
  Colome, P0000000.000
Kearns, RF5532102.221
Belliard, 3B3110311.234
Flores, C6252001.288
Lopez, 2B-SS4333100.242
Langerhans, LF6121008.267
Perez, P3100007.214
  a-Estrada, PH1000000.167
  Shell, P1000002.000
  Manning, P0000000.000
  Hanrahan, P0000000.000
  b-Orr, PH-2B1000002.190
Totals441517138231 

a-Grounded out for Perez in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Hanrahan in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kearns (7, Nunez, V), Lopez (18, Nunez, V).
HR: Kearns (5, 4th inning off Carlyle, 1 on, 0 out), Harris (6, 4th inning off Carlyle, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Harris 5; Lo Duca; Kearns 7; Belliard; Flores 5; Lopez 4; Langerhans 2.
RBI: Lopez 3 (25), Harris 5 (20), Flores 2 (40), Langerhans (5), Kearns 2 (27).
2-out RBI: Harris 5; Flores; Lopez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lo Duca 4; Langerhans; Kearns 2; Shell 2; Orr.
SF: Lopez.
GIDP: Lo Duca.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
E: Guzman (12, fielding).

 
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Blanco, LF4110100.260
Johnson, 2B4110012.271
Jones, C, 3B3011001.373
  b-Gotay, PH-3B2000020.208
Teixeira, 1B4233111.278
Francoeur, RF4010111.233
Kotsay, CF5020005.281
Lillibridge, SS4000102.220
Miller, C4110102.106
Reyes, P1000011.000
  Carlyle, P0000000.200
  a-Prado, PH1112000.266
  Nunez, V, P1000010.000
  c-Norton, PH1000013.231
  Tavarez, P0000000.000
  Ring, P0000000.000
Totals3861165818 

a-Homered for Carlyle in the 4th. b-Struck out for Jones, C in the 6th. c-Struck out for Nunez, V in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Francoeur (20, Perez), Jones, C (16, Perez).
HR: Teixeira 2 (19, 3rd inning off Perez, 0 on, 1 out; 9th inning off Colome, 0 on, 0 out), Prado (1, 4th inning off Perez, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Blanco; Johnson; Jones, C 2; Teixeira 9; Francoeur 2; Kotsay 2; Miller; Prado 4.
RBI: Teixeira 3 (72), Prado 2 (10), Jones, C (53).
2-out RBI: Teixeira.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kotsay 3; Johnson; Norton 2.
S: Johnson.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Francoeur (3, throw), Miller (1, throw), Johnson (10, fielding), Lillibridge (2, throw).
DP: (Jones, C-Johnson-Teixeira).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Perez (W, 3-7)5.09552423.99
Shell 1.20003202.12
Manning 0.10000104.57
Hanrahan 1.00000103.94
Colome 1.02110015.56
 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Reyes (L, 3-9)2.17664104.95
Carlyle 1.25661023.16
Nunez, V 3.04222103.86
Tavarez 1.00000006.85
Ring 1.01101004.58

HBP: Guzman (by Carlyle).
Pitches-strikes: Perez 99-64, Shell 45-24, Manning 5-3, Hanrahan 12-9, Colome 22-17, Reyes 65-34, Carlyle 37-23, Nunez, V 63-31, Tavarez 8-6, Ring 21-12.
Ground outs-fly outs: Perez 5-6, Shell 0-3, Manning 0-0, Hanrahan 1-1, Colome 0-3, Reyes 3-3, Carlyle 4-1, Nunez, V 6-2, Tavarez 3-0, Ring 1-2.
Batters faced: Perez 27, Shell 8, Manning 1, Hanrahan 3, Colome 5, Reyes 17, Carlyle 12, Nunez, V 16, Tavarez 3, Ring 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Manning 3-0, Carlyle 3-1.
EjectionsAtlanta Braves Manager Bobby Cox ejected by HP umpire Chris Guccione. (3rd).
Umpires: HP: Chris Guccione. 1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Chuck Meriwether.
Weather: 92 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 11 mph, L to R.
T: 3:25.
Att: 29,320.

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