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Phils complete sweep
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Phillies 8, Nationals 3
So Taguchi hit a two-run single in the fourth and an RBI triple in the sixth. (Tom Mihalek/AP)
Resting their regulars a day after clinching the NL East title, the Phils received a big lift from their backups to sweep the Nats. So Taguchi drove in three runs and catcher Lou Marson, making his debut, hit a two-run homer in the regular-season finale.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (59-102)
Lost 4
Philadelphia 8, Washington 3   PHI
Philadelphia (92-70)
Won 3
September 28, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0   3 9 2
Philadelphia
1 0 0 3 0 1 0 3 X   8 13 0
Standings thru 9/28/08  |  Recap: WSH | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Phillies stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Bonifacio, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 2 .243
Hernandez, A, SS 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .333
Casto, 1B 4 1 1 1 0 2 2 .215
Langerhans, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .234
Gonzalez, Al, 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 3 .257
Bernadina, CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .211
Montz, C 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .143
Orr, LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 .253
Perez, O, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .151
  Martis, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  a-Milledge, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .268
  Estrada, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Boone, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .241
Totals 35 3 9 3 2 8 15  

a-Struck out for Martis in the 7th. b-Flied out for Estrada in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Hernandez, A (4, Kendrick, K), Casto (10, Kendrick, K).
HR: Montz (1, 3rd inning off Kendrick, K, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Montz 4; Langerhans; Gonzalez, Al; Hernandez, A 3; Orr 2; Bonifacio; Casto 2.
RBI: Montz (3), Casto (16), Gonzalez, Al (10).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gonzalez, Al; Bonifacio.
Team RISP: 2-for-6.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Bonifacio (4, 2nd base by Walrond/Marson).

FIELDING
E: Casto (2, missed catch), Hernandez, A (3, fielding).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Taguchi, LF 5 1 3 3 0 0 0 .220
Bruntlett, SS 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .217
Iguchi, 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 .232
Jenkins, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .246
Coste, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .263
Cervenak, Mi, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .154
Golson, CF 4 1 0 0 0 3 1 .000
Marson, C 4 2 2 2 0 2 0 .500
Kendrick, K, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100
  a-Werth, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .273
  Walrond, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Howard, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .251
  Happ, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Seanez, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Stairs, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .252
  Condrey, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Totals 38 8 13 7 1 8 10  

a-Singled for Kendrick, K in the 4th. b-Singled for Walrond in the 6th. c-Homered for Seanez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Iguchi (15, Perez, O), Bruntlett (9, Perez, O).
3B: Taguchi (1, Martis).
HR: Marson (1, 8th inning off Estrada, 1 on, 1 out), Stairs (13, 8th inning off Estrada, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Howard; Jenkins; Marson 5; Taguchi 5; Iguchi 3; Stairs 4; Werth; Bruntlett 3.
RBI: Taguchi 3 (9), Bruntlett (15), Marson 2 (2), Stairs (49).
2-out RBI: Taguchi 3; Bruntlett.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cervenak, Mi; Coste; Iguchi; Bruntlett.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Werth (20, 2nd base off Perez, O/Montz).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Perez, O (L, 7-12) 3.2 8 4 3 1 5 0 4.34
Martis 2.1 2 1 1 0 3 0 5.66
Estrada 2.0 3 3 2 0 0 2 7.82
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kendrick, K 4.0 4 3 3 0 1 1 5.49
Walrond (W, 1-1) 2.0 2 0 0 0 4 0 6.10
Happ (H, 1) 1.2 2 0 0 1 3 0 3.69
Seanez (H, 2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.53
Condrey 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.26

WP: Perez, O.
Pitches-strikes: Perez, O 83-56, Martis 36-25, Estrada 28-19, Kendrick, K 53-32, Walrond 26-19, Happ 39-23, Seanez 3-2, Condrey 17-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Perez, O 2-3, Martis 2-2, Estrada 4-2, Kendrick, K 6-4, Walrond 1-0, Happ 0-0, Seanez 0-1, Condrey 1-2.
Batters faced: Perez, O 20, Martis 9, Estrada 10, Kendrick, K 16, Walrond 7, Happ 8, Seanez 1, Condrey 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Martis 1-0, Seanez 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Alfonso Marquez. 1B: Mike Reilly. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 73 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 5 mph, Varies.
T: 2:39.
Att: 44,945.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
September 28, 2008
September 28, 2008

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