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Martis sub-Parr
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Braves 2, Nationals 0
Shairon Martis took the loss after giving up two runs in five innings. (AP)
Shairon Martis lasted five innings in his Major League debut and gave up just two runs despite walking five Braves, but he was outpitched by James Parr, also making his first big league start. Ronnie Belliard got the Nats' first three hits, but left in the seventh with a groin strain.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (54-87)
Lost 1
Atlanta 2, Washington 0   ATL
Atlanta (61-80)
Won 1
September 4, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 5 1
Atlanta
0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 X   2 5 0
Standings thru 9/4/08  |  Recap: WSH | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Braves stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Harris, LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .253
Guzman, C, SS 3 0 0 0 1 3 3 .309
Zimmerman, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .283
Milledge, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .261
Belliard, 1B 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 .287
  1-Casto, PR-1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203
  b-Boone, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .253
Dukes, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .266
Hernandez, A, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .394
Montz, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Martis, P 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
  Mock, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Manning, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Shell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Bernadina, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .152
  Speigner, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 0 5 0 3 8 15  

a-Singled for Shell in the 8th. b-Struck out for Casto in the 9th.
1-Ran for Belliard in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Belliard (22, Parr), Zimmerman (21, Gonzalez, M).
TB: Zimmerman 2; Belliard 4; Bernadina.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hernandez, A; Zimmerman; Guzman, C; Dukes.
GIDP: Dukes.
Team RISP: 0-for-8.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Guzman, C (4, 2nd base by Parr/McCann).
PO: Guzman, C (1st base by Parr).

FIELDING
E: Montz (1, catcher interference).

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Blanco, G, CF-LF 4 0 0 1 0 1 2 .251
Johnson, K, 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .273
Jones, C, 3B 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 .359
McCann, C 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .295
Infante, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 6 .313
Kotchman, 1B 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .264
Francoeur, RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231
Jones, B, LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .272
  1-Anderson, J, PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296
Parr, P 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .000
  a-Gotay, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228
  Bennett, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
  Tavarez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Norton, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264
  Gonzalez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 27 2 5 2 6 4 17  

a-Grounded out for Parr in the 6th. b-Batted for Tavarez, J in the 8th.
1-Ran for Jones, B in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Johnson, K (33, Mock).
3B: Johnson, K (5, Martis).
TB: Jones, B; Jones, C; Johnson, K 5; McCann.
RBI: McCann (78), Blanco, G (33).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Infante 3; Johnson, K.
SF: McCann.
Team RISP: 0-for-7.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Anderson, J (1, 2nd base by Speigner/Montz).

FIELDING
DP: (Johnson, K-Infante-Kotchman).
Pickoffs: Parr (Guzman, C at 1st base).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Martis (L, 0-1) 5.0 4 2 2 5 2 0 3.60
Mock 1.1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.91
Manning 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.98
Shell 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.01
Speigner 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13.50
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Parr (W, 1-0) 6.0 2 0 0 3 3 0 0.00
Bennett (H, 10) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.00
Tavarez, J (H, 4) 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.04
Gonzalez, M (S, 9) 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3.38

WP: Martis, Parr.
IBB: Jones, C (by Mock).
Pitches-strikes: Martis 92-46, Mock 25-12, Manning 5-3, Shell 5-2, Speigner 8-4, Parr 101-60, Bennett 20-10, Tavarez, J 16-8, Gonzalez, M 18-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Martis 6-6, Mock 2-1, Manning 0-0, Shell 1-0, Speigner 2-0, Parr 4-5, Bennett 2-0, Tavarez, J 2-0, Gonzalez, M 0-0.
Batters faced: Martis 24, Mock 6, Manning 1, Shell 1, Speigner 3, Parr 21, Bennett 4, Tavarez, J 4, Gonzalez, M 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Manning 2-0, Shell 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Bob Davidson. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Mike Reilly. 3B: Andy Fletcher.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 2:31.
Att: 18,708.
Venue: Turner Field.
September 4, 2008
September 4, 2008

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