Shairon Martis took the loss after giving up two runs in five innings. (AP)
By Bill Ladson / MLB.com
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.
a-Grounded out for Parr in the 6th. b-Batted for Tavarez, J in the 8th. 1-Ran for Jones, B in the
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).
(Johnson, K-Infante-Kotchman). Pickoffs: Parr (Guzman, C at 1st base).
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