Washington 6, Houston 5
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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    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
 Innings:    1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9
  Top 1st: Washington
- B. Watson grounded out to first
- J. Vidro fouled out to shallow left
- N. Johnson fouled out to left

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Washington 0, Houston 0

  Bottom 1st: Houston
- W. Taveras lined out to second
- C. Biggio flied out to center
- L. Berkman popped out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Washington 0, Houston 0

  Top 2nd: Washington
- V. Castilla popped out to third
- B. Wilkerson homered to deep right center
- P. Wilson flied out to deep right
- B. Schneider singled to right
- C. Guzman struck out swinging

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Washington 1, Houston 0

  Bottom 2nd: Houston
- M. Ensberg homered to deep left center
- M. Lamb grounded out to first
- O. Palmeiro singled to center
- O. Palmeiro stole second
- A. Everett popped out to shallow left
- B. Ausmus intentionally walked
- O. Palmeiro to third, B. Ausmus to second on wild pitch
- E. Astacio grounded out to second

1 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Washington 1, Houston 1

  Top 3rd: Washington
- J. Patterson singled to right
- B. Watson ground rule double to right, J. Patterson to third
- J. Vidro hit sacrifice fly to deep center, J. Patterson scored, B. Watson to third
- N. Johnson walked
- V. Castilla grounded out to third, B. Watson scored, N. Johnson to second
- B. Wilkerson walked
- P. Wilson struck out swinging

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Washington 3, Houston 1

  Bottom 3rd: Houston
- W. Taveras struck out swinging
- C. Biggio grounded out to third
- L. Berkman doubled to deep left center
- L. Berkman to third on wild pitch
- M. Ensberg walked
- M. Lamb fouled out to shallow left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Washington 3, Houston 1

  Top 4th: Washington
- B. Schneider homered to deep right
- C. Guzman flied out to left
- J. Patterson grounded out to shortstop
- B. Watson homered to deep left
- J. Vidro grounded out to first

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Washington 5, Houston 1

  Bottom 4th: Houston
- O. Palmeiro grounded out to first
- A. Everett flied out to left
- B. Ausmus walked
- C. Burke hit for E. Astacio
- C. Burke popped out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Washington 5, Houston 1

  Top 5th: Washington
- C. Harville relieved E. Astacio
- N. Johnson grounded out to shortstop
- V. Castilla homered to deep left
- B. Wilkerson grounded out to second
- P. Wilson struck out looking

1 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Washington 6, Houston 1

  Bottom 5th: Houston
- W. Taveras singled to right
- C. Biggio fouled out to first
- L. Berkman flied out to center
- M. Ensberg homered to deep left, W. Taveras scored
- M. Lamb fouled out to third

2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors
Washington 6, Houston 3

  Top 6th: Washington
- B. Schneider walked
- C. Guzman struck out looking
- J. Patterson sacrificed to pitcher, B. Schneider to second
- B. Watson grounded out to second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Washington 6, Houston 3

  Bottom 6th: Houston
- O. Palmeiro flied out to right
- A. Everett struck out swinging
- B. Ausmus singled to center
- E. Bruntlett hit for C. Harville
- E. Bruntlett walked, B. Ausmus to second
- W. Taveras singled to shortstop, B. Ausmus to third, E. Bruntlett to second
- L. Ayala relieved J. Patterson
- C. Biggio safe at first on shortstop C. Guzman's throwing error, B. Ausmus and E. Bruntlett scored, W. Taveras to third
- L. Berkman flied out to left

2 runs, 2 hits, 1 errors
Washington 6, Houston 5

  Top 7th: Washington
- C. Qualls relieved C. Harville
- J. Vidro singled to left
- N. Johnson walked, J. Vidro to second
- V. Castilla grounded into double play shortstop to first, J. Vidro to third, N. Johnson out at second
- B. Wilkerson intentionally walked
- P. Wilson struck out looking

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Washington 6, Houston 5

  Bottom 7th: Houston
- M. Ensberg singled to left
- M. Stanton relieved L. Ayala
- M. Lamb grounded into double play pitcher to shortstop to first, M. Ensberg out at second
- O. Palmeiro flied out to right

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Washington 6, Houston 5

  Top 8th: Washington
- B. Schneider grounded out to pitcher
- C. Guzman grounded out to second
- T. Blanco hit for M. Stanton
- T. Blanco struck out looking

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Washington 6, Houston 5

  Bottom 8th: Houston
- G. Majewski relieved M. Stanton
- A. Everett fouled out to first
- B. Ausmus struck out swinging
- J. Lane hit for C. Qualls
- J. Lane tripled to deep right
- W. Taveras walked
- C. Cordero relieved G. Majewski
- C. Biggio fouled out to shallow left

0 runs, 1 hits, 0 errors
Washington 6, Houston 5

  Top 9th: Washington
- M. Gallo relieved C. Qualls
- B. Watson popped bunt out to first
- J. Vidro grounded out to shortstop
- N. Johnson walked
- B. Lidge relieved M. Gallo
- J. Vizcaino at second
- V. Castilla struck out swinging

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Washington 6, Houston 5

  Bottom 9th: Houston
- L. Berkman walked
- M. Ensberg struck out swinging
- M. Lamb grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, L. Berkman out at second

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors
Washington 6, Houston 5
 
 Top Batters
 Washington
B. Watson B. Watson
2-5, 1 HR
1 RBI
 Houston
M. Ensberg M. Ensberg
3-4, 2 HR
3 RBI