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Big fourth lifts Nats
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Nationals 7, Phillies 4
Ryan Zimmerman celebrates his two-run blast with Cristian Guzman. (Luis M. Alvarez/AP)
Sparked by a four-run fourth and a solid start from Tim Redding (5 2/3 innings, three runs), the Nationals posted their seventh straight victory in the series opener. Ryan Zimmerman crushed a two-run homer and Lastings Milledge added a two-run single.
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Series at a glance:
PHI
Philadelphia (75-63)
Lost 1
Washington 7, Philadelphia 4   WSH
Washington (53-85)
Won 7
September 1, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Philadelphia
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1   4 4 1
Washington
2 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 X   7 12 2
Standings thru 9/1/08  |  Recap: PHI | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Phillies stats  |  Nationals stats
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 .269
Victorino, CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .283
Utley, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .293
Howard, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 2 3 .234
Werth, LF-RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 .279
Dobbs, 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .293
  b-Feliz, PH-3B 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250
Stairs, RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248
  c-Burrell, PH-LF 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 .256
Coste, C 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 .278
Kendrick, K, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .102
  a-Taguchi, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .198
  Happ, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  d-Ruiz, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .220
  Condrey, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
  Seanez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  e-Bruntlett, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .220
Totals 30 4 4 4 5 6 11  

a-Popped out for Kendrick, K in the 5th. b-Walked for Dobbs in the 6th. c-Walked for Stairs in the 6th. d-Grounded out for Happ in the 6th. e-Struck out for Seanez in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Howard (20, Redding).
HR: Rollins (10, 9th inning off Colome, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Howard 2; Victorino; Rollins 4; Utley.
RBI: Howard (115), Burrell (77), Coste (35), Rollins (50).
2-out RBI: Howard; Burrell; Coste; Rollins.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Werth 2; Ruiz 2.
Team RISP: 1-for-4.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Victorino (30, 2nd base off Redding/Flores, Je).
CS: Victorino (10, 2nd base by Redding/Flores, Je).

FIELDING
E: Rollins (6, throw).
DP: (Rollins-Utley-Howard).

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Harris, LF 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 .258
Guzman, C, SS 5 2 2 1 0 0 2 .308
Zimmerman, 3B 3 2 1 2 2 1 1 .281
Milledge, CF 4 0 1 2 0 0 1 .261
Belliard, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .278
Dukes, RF 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .271
Flores, Je, C 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .257
Bonifacio, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 .254
Redding, P 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .186
  Manning, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Estrada, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rivera, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Shell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Bernadina, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .122
  Colome, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 7 12 7 3 6 18  

a-Struck out for Shell in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Guzman, C (32, Kendrick, K), Flores, Je (18, Condrey).
3B: Harris (4, Kendrick, K).
HR: Zimmerman (10, 4th inning off Kendrick, K, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Flores, Je 3; Zimmerman 4; Belliard; Guzman, C 3; Bonifacio; Redding; Harris 4; Dukes; Milledge.
RBI: Milledge 2 (52), Harris (42), Guzman, C (42), Zimmerman 2 (40), Flores, Je (59).
2-out RBI: Harris; Guzman, C; Zimmerman 2; Flores, Je.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Flores, Je; Redding; Bonifacio; Zimmerman.
GIDP: Milledge.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Milledge (20, 2nd base off Kendrick, K/Coste), Guzman, C (5, 2nd base off Seanez/Coste).
CS: Bonifacio (3, 3rd base by Kendrick, K/Coste).

FIELDING
E: Redding (2, pickoff), Flores, Je (5, throw).

 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kendrick, K (L, 11-8) 4.0 8 6 6 3 1 1 5.06
Happ 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.14
Condrey 2.0 2 1 0 0 2 0 3.47
Seanez 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.62
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Redding (W, 10-8) 5.2 2 3 3 3 2 0 4.55
Manning 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.03
Estrada (H, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.26
Rivera, S (H, 16) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.57
Shell 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.04
Colome 1.0 1 1 1 0 2 1 4.86

Manning pitched to 1 batter in the 6th.

WP: Kendrick, K.
HBP: Utley (by Redding), Victorino (by Redding), Coste (by Estrada), Dukes (by Kendrick, K), Dukes (by Happ).
Pitches-strikes: Kendrick, K 84-48, Happ 17-12, Condrey 20-15, Seanez 16-10, Redding 106-63, Manning 4-0, Estrada 19-9, Rivera, S 21-15, Shell 18-10, Colome 16-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Kendrick, K 6-3, Happ 1-0, Condrey 3-0, Seanez 1-0, Redding 4-6, Manning 0-0, Estrada 1-0, Rivera, S 2-0, Shell 0-1, Colome 1-0.
Batters faced: Kendrick, K 22, Happ 5, Condrey 8, Seanez 4, Redding 23, Manning 1, Estrada 3, Rivera, S 4, Shell 3, Colome 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Manning 2-0, Estrada 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Bruce Dreckman. 1B: Scott Barry. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Gerry Davis.
Weather: 83 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, L to R.
T: 3:13.
Att: 28,393.
Venue: Nationals Park.
September 1, 2008
September 1, 2008

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