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11th straight loss
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Phillies 5, Nationals 4
Willie Harris hit his 10th homer of the season on Tuesday night. (AP)
The Nationals jumped out to a three-run lead in the fifth inning, but they couldn't hold onto it as they lost their 11th consecutive game -- their longest losing streak since the team dropped 11 straight as the Montreal Expos in 1991.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (44-82)
Lost 11
Philadelphia 5, Washington 4   PHI
Philadelphia (67-58)
Won 2
August 19, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0   4 11 1
Philadelphia
0 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 X   5 7 0
Standings thru 8/19/08  |  Recap: WSH | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Phillies stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bonifacio, 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 .216
Harris, LF 5 2 2 1 0 1 2 .254
Zimmerman, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .266
Milledge, CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .261
Belliard, SS 4 0 4 1 0 0 0 .267
Flores, Je, C 4 0 1 1 0 2 2 .271
Kearns, RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .218
Casto, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .193
  Rivera, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Bergmann, P 3 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000
  Shell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Manning, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Boone, 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .246
Totals 37 4 11 4 1 8 19  

BATTING
2B: Belliard (18, Blanton).
3B: Zimmerman (1, Blanton).
HR: Harris (10, 1st inning off Blanton, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Flores, Je; Zimmerman 3; Belliard 5; Kearns; Harris 5; Milledge; Casto.
RBI: Harris (32), Flores, Je (53), Zimmerman (34), Belliard (38).
2-out RBI: Belliard.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bergmann 2; Harris 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Belliard (2, 2nd base by Durbin/Coste).

FIELDING
E: Harris (3, fielding).
DP: (Bonifacio-Belliard-Casto).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263
Werth, RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 0 .264
Utley, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281
Howard, 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .233
Burrell, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .266
Victorino, CF 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 .285
Dobbs, 3B 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .304
  Bruntlett, 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .215
Coste, C 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 .272
  Ruiz, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220
Blanton, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .125
  a-Jenkins, PH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .241
  Durbin, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
  b-Taguchi, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .210
  Madson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Lidge, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 28 5 7 4 1 4 6  

a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Blanton in the 5th. b-Bunted out for Durbin in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Victorino (24, Bergmann).
3B: Victorino (6, Bergmann).
HR: Werth (17, 8th inning off Shell, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Howard; Victorino 5; Burrell; Dobbs; Werth 4; Coste.
RBI: Dobbs (28), Jenkins (29), Coste (28), Werth (45).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Coste.
SF: Dobbs; Jenkins; Coste.
GIDP: Rollins.
Team RISP: 1-for-3.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Dobbs (3, 2nd base off Bergmann/Flores, Je).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bergmann 6.1 6 4 3 0 4 0 4.50
Shell (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.06
Manning 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.17
Rivera, S 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.39
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Blanton 5.0 8 4 4 1 3 1 4.87
Durbin 2.0 3 0 0 0 1 0 2.09
Madson (W, 3-1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.11
Lidge (S, 31) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.06

Pitches-strikes: Bergmann 92-59, Shell 18-12, Manning 10-3, Rivera, S 1-1, Blanton 91-58, Durbin 35-24, Madson 10-8, Lidge 14-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Bergmann 6-6, Shell 1-2, Manning 1-0, Rivera, S 0-1, Blanton 4-6, Durbin 2-2, Madson 1-0, Lidge 0-0.
Batters faced: Bergmann 25, Shell 4, Manning 2, Rivera, S 1, Blanton 24, Durbin 8, Madson 3, Lidge 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Shell 2-1, Rivera, S 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 80 degrees, clear.
Wind: 15 mph, L to R.
T: 2:31.
Att: 44,143.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
August 19, 2008
August 19, 2008

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