Washington 6, Houston 5
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(59-53)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Washington 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 6 8 1
Houston 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 5 9 0
WP: J. Patterson (6-3) S: C. Cordero (37)
LP: E. Astacio (2-5)
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  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Washington
- B. Wilkerson homered to deep right center
Bot 2nd: Houston
- M. Ensberg homered to deep left center
Top 3rd: Washington
- J. Vidro hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Patterson scored, B. Watson to third
- V. Castilla grounded out to third, B. Watson scored, N. Johnson to second
Top 4th: Washington
- B. Schneider homered to deep right
- B. Watson homered to deep left
Top 5th: Washington
- V. Castilla homered to deep left
Bot 5th: Houston
- M. Ensberg homered to deep left, W. Taveras scored
Bot 6th: Houston
- C. Biggio safe at first on shortstop C. Guzman's throwing error, B. Ausmus and E. Bruntlett scored, W. Taveras to third
 Washington
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
B. Watson lf 5 2 2 1 0 0 1 .400
J. Vidro 2b 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .263
N. Johnson 1b 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 .316
V. Castilla 3b 5 1 1 2 0 1 2 .242
B. Wilkerson cf 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 .258
P. Wilson rf 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .252
B. Schneider c 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 .288
C. Guzman ss 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 .188
J. Patterson p 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .054
    L. Ayala p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
    M. Stanton p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Blanco ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .234
    G. Majewski p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Cordero p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 32 6 8 6 6 7 9  
 Batting
2B - B Watson (1, E Astacio).
HR - B Wilkerson (8, 2nd inning off E Astacio 0 on, 1 Out), B Schneider (8, 4th inning off E Astacio 0 on, 0 Out), B Watson (1, 4th inning off E Astacio 0 on, 2 Out), V Castilla (8, 5th inning off C Harville 0 on, 1 Out).
S - J Patterson.
SF - J Vidro.
RBI - B Wilkerson (43), J Vidro (25), V Castilla 2 (50), B Schneider (31), B Watson (1).
2-out RBI - B Watson.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Watson 1, P Wilson 2.
GIDP - V Castilla.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - C Guzman (11, throw).
DP - 2 (M Stanton-C Guzman-N Johnson, J Vidro-C Guzman-N Johnson).
 Houston
  AB R H RBI BB K LOB Season Avg 
W. Taveras cf 4 1 2 0 1 1 0 .294
C. Biggio 2b 5 0 0 0 0 0 6 .266
    B. Lidge p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
L. Berkman lf 4 0 1 0 1 0 3 .298
M. Ensberg 3b 4 2 3 3 1 1 1 .294
M. Lamb 1b 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 .217
O. Palmeiro rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .327
A. Everett ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .242
B. Ausmus c 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 .243
E. Astacio p 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
    C. Burke ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .236
    C. Harville p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Bruntlett ph 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .215
    C. Qualls p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Lane ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .257
    M. Gallo p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Vizcaino 2b 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
 Totals 35 5 9 3 6 4 18  
 Batting
2B - L Berkman (22, J Patterson).
3B - J Lane (3, G Majewski).
HR - M Ensberg 2 (31, 2nd inning off J Patterson 0 on, 0 Out, 5th inning off J Patterson 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - M Ensberg 3 (85).
2-out RBI - M Ensberg 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Biggio 1, L Berkman 1, M Lamb 1, E Astacio 2.
GIDP - M Lamb 2.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - O Palmeiro (3, 2nd base off J Patterson/B Schneider).
 
 Fielding
DP - 1 (A Everett-M Lamb).
 Washington
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
J. Patterson (W, 6-3) 5.2 7 5 3 4 2 2 2.52
L. Ayala (H, 21) 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.70
M. Stanton (H, 3) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.42
G. Majewski (H, 19) 0.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.11
C. Cordero (S, 37) 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.07
 Houston
  IP H R ER BB K HR Season ERA 
E. Astacio (L, 2-5) 4.0 6 5 5 2 2 3 6.75
C. Harville 2.0 1 1 1 1 2 1 4.91
C. Qualls 2.0 1 0 0 2 2 0 3.71
M. Gallo 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.93
B. Lidge 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.33
WP - J Patterson 2.
IBB - B Ausmus (by J Patterson), B Wilkerson (by C Qualls).
Pitches-strikes - J Patterson 96-55; L Ayala 9-6; M Stanton 6-4; G Majewski 25-14; C Cordero 20-14; E Astacio 70-44; C Harville 35-20; C Qualls 25-13; M Gallo 11-4; B Lidge 5-4.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Patterson 4-11; L Ayala 0-1; M Stanton 2-1; G Majewski 0-1; C Cordero 2-1; E Astacio 4-6; C Harville 4-0; C Qualls 4-0; M Gallo 1-1; B Lidge 0-0.
Batters faced - J Patterson 28; L Ayala 3; M Stanton 2; G Majewski 4; C Cordero 4; E Astacio 20; C Harville 8; C Qualls 8; M Gallo 3; B Lidge 1.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Jim Reynolds. 1B--John Hirschbeck. 2B--Wally Bell. 3B--Lance Barksdale.
Time: 3:08.
Attendance: 34,255.
Weather: INDOORS
Game Notes
THE HOME RUN BY WASHINGTON'S BRANDON WATSON IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING WAS THE FIRST OF HIS CAREER.

Updated on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2005 5:35 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Washington
B. Watson B. Watson
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
M. Ensberg M. Ensberg
3-4, 2 HR
3 RBI