Ryan Langerhans passes ex-teammate Chipper Jones as he rounds the bases. (Gregory Smith/AP)
By Bill Ladson / MLB.com
Elijah Dukes went 4-for-5 -- including two solo home runs -- and recorded three RBIs, but in the end, the victory was sparked by Ryan Langerhans. Pinch-hitting in the 10th, Langerhans took it to his former team, cracking the Nationals' fifth homer of the night to break a 5-5 tie and give Washington the lead back for good.
a-Flied out for Jones, B in the 7th. b-Singled for Blanco, G in the 7th. c-Grounded out for Hampton in the 7th. d-Walked
for Bennett in the 9th. 1-Ran for Norton in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Francoeur (27, Hanrahan), Johnson, K (36, Hanrahan). HR: Escobar,
Y (9, 4th inning off Redding, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Hampton; Blanco, G; Kotchman 2; Francoeur 3; Jones,
C; Escobar, Y 4; Johnson, K 3. RBI: Jones, B (12), Blanco, G (34), Escobar, Y (56), Johnson, K 2 (60). 2-out
RBI: Blanco, G; Johnson, K 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Anderson, J; McCann 2. SF:
Jones, B. GIDP: Jones, C, Johnson, K. Team RISP: 2-for-7. Team LOB: 8.
Jones, C (12, fielding). DP: (Hampton-Johnson, K-Kotchman).
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