Washington 4, St. Louis 3
Preview - Box Score - Recap

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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
St. Louis 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 7 1
Washington 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 X 4 13 2
WP: R. Mattheus (5-1) S: T. Clippard (29)
LP: L. Lynn (13-6)
(81-52)
  Box Score Play by Play
Scoring Summary
Bot 4th: Washington
- K. Suzuki homered to deep left
Bot 6th: Washington
- K. Suzuki singled to shallow center, I. Desmond scored, D. Espinosa to second
Top 7th: St. Louis
- D. Descalso homered to deep right, P. Kozma scored
Bot 7th: Washington
- I. Desmond singled to shallow center, E. Perez scored, C. Tracy to second
- D. Espinosa singled to shallow center, C. Tracy scored, I. Desmond to third, D. Espinosa out at second
Top 8th: St. Louis
- T. Cruz doubled to deep left, D. Freese scored
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
J. Jay cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .312
C. Beltran rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .266
    S. Freeman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Holliday lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .305
A. Craig 1b-rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .309
D. Freese 3b 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .300
B. Anderson c 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .333
    T. Cruz ph-c 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257
P. Kozma ss 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 .167
    M. Carpenter ph-1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .308
D. Descalso 2b-ss 4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 .220
J. Westbrook p 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .125
    E. Mujica p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Robinson ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265
    L. Lynn p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071
    S. Schumaker 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296
 Totals 35 3 7 3 1 1 11 0 8  
 Batting
2B - M Holliday (33, S Strasburg); D Freese (23, R Mattheus); T Cruz (8, R Mattheus).
HR - D Descalso (4, 7th inning off S Burnett 1 on, 2 Out).
RBI - T Cruz (11), D Descalso 2 (19).
2-out RBI - T Cruz, D Descalso 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Beltran 1, D Freese 1, M Carpenter 1.
Team LOB - 7.
 Fielding
E - D Descalso (11, field).
Outfield assists - J Jay.
DP - 1 (P Kozma-D Descalso-A Craig).
 Washington
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Season Avg 
R. Bernadina cf-lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 .300
    T. Moore ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
B. Harper rf 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .254
R. Zimmerman 3b 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283
M. Morse lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 .289
    E. Perez pr-cf 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
C. Tracy 1b 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .286
I. Desmond ss 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .285
D. Espinosa 2b 4 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 .253
K. Suzuki c 3 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 .246
S. Strasburg p 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .277
    A. LaRoche ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .260
    S. Burnett p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Mattheus p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. DeRosa ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .149
    T. Clippard p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 36 4 13 4 1 1 7 1 12  
 Batting
HR - K Suzuki (2, 4th inning off J Westbrook 0 on, 2 Out).
RBI - I Desmond (59), D Espinosa (49), K Suzuki 2 (10).
2-out RBI - I Desmond, D Espinosa, K Suzuki.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Bernadina 1, C Tracy 1, S Strasburg 2.
GIDP - R Zimmerman.
Team LOB - 9.
 Base Running
SB - E Perez (1, 3rd base off L Lynn/T Cruz).
 
 Fielding
E - R Zimmerman (12, throw); C Tracy (1, field).
Outfield assists - B Harper.
DP - 1 (B Harper-K Suzuki).
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
J. Westbrook 5.1 9 2 2 1 6 1 1.37 3.93  
E. Mujica 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.02 3.17  
L. Lynn (L, 13-6) 1.0 4 2 2 0 0 0 1.37 4.08  
S. Freeman 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.31 5.54  
 Washington
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Season ERA 
S. Strasburg 6.0 2 0 0 1 9 0 1.12 2.94  
S. Burnett (BS, 3) 0.2 3 2 2 0 0 1 1.18 2.49  
R. Mattheus (W, 5-1) 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1.07 2.50  
T. Clippard (S, 29) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.99 2.69  
WP - S Strasburg, R Mattheus.
HBP - J Jay (by R Mattheus).
Pitches-strikes - S Freeman 14-9; J Westbrook 97-63; E Mujica 5-5; L Lynn 23-15; S Strasburg 97-65; S Burnett 19-11; R Mattheus 24-14; T Clippard 9-5.
Ground balls-fly balls - S Freeman 1-2; J Westbrook 9-6; E Mujica 0-1; L Lynn 2-0; S Strasburg 6-3; S Burnett 1-2; R Mattheus 2-1; T Clippard 2-0.
Batters faced - S Freeman 3; J Westbrook 26; E Mujica 2; L Lynn 6; S Strasburg 22; S Burnett 5; R Mattheus 7; T Clippard 3.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Mike Winters. 1B--Mark Wegner. 2B--Mike Muchlinski. 3B--Clint Fagan.
Weather: 83 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, in from left.

Updated on Monday, Sep 3, 2012 3:10 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 St. Louis
D. Descalso Daniel Descalso
1-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 Washington
K. Suzuki Kurt Suzuki
2-3, 1 HR
2 RBI