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Braves 10, Nationals 5
Jason Bergmann allowed five hits and three walks in just 2 1/3 innings. (Gregory Smith/AP)
Jason Bergmann had his second straight rough outing against the Braves, allowing seven runs over 2 1/3 innings as the Nationals dropped the opener in Atlanta. Ryan Zimmerman went 2-for-4, and Ryan Langerhans added a two-run triple.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (54-88)
Lost 2
Atlanta 10, Washington 5   ATL
Atlanta (62-80)
Won 2
September 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0   5 11 1
Atlanta
1 0 7 1 1 0 0 0 X   10 10 0
Standings thru 9/5/08  |  Recap: WSH | ATL  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Braves stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Harris, LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .250
Guzman, C, SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 3 .310
  Gonzalez, Al, SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217
Zimmerman, 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 .285
  1-Orr, PR-3B 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220
Casto, 1B 5 1 3 0 0 0 2 .220
Langerhans, RF 4 1 1 2 1 2 2 .223
Bernadina, CF 3 1 1 1 2 0 4 .163
Nieves, C 3 0 0 1 0 2 2 .240
Bonifacio, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 .264
  Manning, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Mock, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Bergmann, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Estrada, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Boone, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .257
  Speigner, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hernandez, A, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .382
Totals 34 5 11 5 5 7 19  

a-Singled for Estrada in the 6th.
1-Ran for Zimmerman in the 7th.

BATTING
3B: Bernadina (1, Jurrjens), Langerhans (2, Dessens).
TB: Boone; Zimmerman 2; Guzman, C; Bonifacio 2; Langerhans 3; Bernadina 3; Casto 3.
RBI: Bernadina (1), Boone (26), Langerhans 2 (8), Nieves (15).
2-out RBI: Bernadina; Boone.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bernadina 3; Guzman, C 2; Nieves.
SAC: Bergmann; Estrada.
SF: Nieves.
GIDP: Casto.
Team RISP: 2-for-8.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Bonifacio (5, throw).

 
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Anderson, J, CF 5 2 2 0 0 1 3 .305
Johnson, K, 2B 5 2 3 2 0 0 1 .277
Jones, C, 3B 3 1 0 1 1 0 3 .357
  Carlyle, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
  Dessens, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Ridgway, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Norton, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263
  Julio, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
McCann, C 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 .293
  Sammons, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .175
Escobar, Y, SS 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 .285
Kotchman, 1B 4 1 2 1 1 0 2 .266
Francoeur, RF 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 .230
  1-Blanco, G, PR-LF 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .250
Jones, B, LF-RF 4 0 1 3 0 2 4 .271
Jurrjens, P 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .111
  a-Gotay, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .228
  Prado, 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .342
Totals 34 10 10 9 6 5 18  

a-Walked for Jurrjens in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Ridgway in the 8th.
1-Ran for Francoeur in the 5th.

BATTING
2B: Anderson, J (3, Bergmann), Johnson, K 2 (35, Bergmann, Estrada), Jones, B (8, Estrada).
TB: Jones, B 2; Kotchman 2; Escobar, Y; Jurrjens; Anderson, J 3; Johnson, K 5.
RBI: Jones, C (68), Johnson, K 2 (58), McCann (79), Kotchman (60), Francoeur (64), Jones, B 3 (11).
2-out RBI: Johnson, K.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Anderson, J; Jones, C; Jones, B.
SF: McCann.
Team RISP: 3-for-14.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Escobar, Y-Johnson, K-Kotchman).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bergmann (L, 2-11) 2.1 5 7 7 3 2 0 5.23
Estrada 2.2 3 3 2 2 1 0 7.00
Speigner 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7.71
Manning 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.84
Mock 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.75
 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Jurrjens (W, 12-9) 5.0 6 1 1 3 6 0 3.54
Carlyle 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 4.38
Dessens 1.0 3 3 3 1 0 0 30.00
Ridgway 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.26
Julio 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.49

HBP: Francoeur (by Estrada).
Pitches-strikes: Bergmann 61-34, Estrada 56-31, Speigner 13-9, Manning 12-8, Mock 19-11, Jurrjens 98-63, Carlyle 23-14, Dessens 25-14, Ridgway 11-7, Julio 14-8.
Groundouts-flyouts: Bergmann 2-2, Estrada 3-2, Speigner 2-0, Manning 0-0, Mock 3-0, Jurrjens 4-3, Carlyle 2-0, Dessens 1-2, Ridgway 2-0, Julio 2-1.
Batters faced: Bergmann 15, Estrada 15, Speigner 5, Manning 3, Mock 4, Jurrjens 23, Carlyle 5, Dessens 7, Ridgway 3, Julio 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Estrada 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Paul Nauert. 1B: Mike Reilly. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 83 degrees, clear.
Wind: 8 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:55.
Att: 25,064.
Venue: Turner Field.
September 5, 2008
September 5, 2008

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