St. Louis 12, Washington 4
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  Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Washington 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 4 10 2
St. Louis 0 4 1 2 0 1 0 4 X 12 13 0
WP: L. Lynn (1-0)
LP: J. Zimmermann (0-1)
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Scoring Summary
Top 2nd: Washington
- J. Zimmermann singled to shallow right, I. Desmond scored, D. Espinosa to second
Bot 2nd: St. Louis
- D. Freese doubled to deep right center, A. Craig scored, Y. Molina to third
- D. Descalso singled to shallow right, Y. Molina scored, D. Freese to third
- S. Schumaker grounded out to shortstop, D. Freese scored, D. Descalso to second
- J. Jay singled to left, D. Descalso scored, J. Jay out at second
Bot 3rd: St. Louis
- A. Craig homered to deep left
Bot 4th: St. Louis
- D. Descalso homered to deep right center
- J. Jay safe at first on second baseman D. Espinosa's fielding error, P. Kozma scored
Top 5th: Washington
- R. Zimmerman homered to deep left center
- A. LaRoche homered to deep right center
Bot 6th: St. Louis
- C. Beltran homered to deep left
Top 7th: Washington
- R. Zimmerman hit sacrifice fly to left, J. Werth scored, B. Harper out at third
Bot 8th: St. Louis
- J. Jay tripled to shallow right, P. Kozma scored
- C. Beltran homered to deep left, J. Jay scored
- A. Craig doubled to left, M. Holliday to third, M. Holliday scored on left fielder M. Morse's fielding error
 Washington
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
J. Werth rf 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 .222
B. Harper cf 5 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 3 .100
R. Zimmerman 3b 4 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 .333
A. LaRoche 1b 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 .125
M. Morse lf 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .375
I. Desmond ss 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .500
D. Espinosa 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .167
K. Suzuki c 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 .143
J. Zimmermann p 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
    R. Bernadina ph 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000
    C. Stammen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Garcia p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Lombardozzi ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Gonzalez p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    R. Mattheus p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    C. Tracy ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
    S. Burnett p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    T. Gorzelanny p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 4 10 4 2 4 11 0 17  
 Batting
2B - B Harper (1, E Mujica).
HR - R Zimmerman (1, 5th inning off L Lynn 0 on, 1 Out), A LaRoche (1, 5th inning off L Lynn 0 on, 1 Out).
SF - R Zimmerman.
RBI - R Zimmerman 2 (2), A LaRoche (1), J Zimmermann (1).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Harper 1, M Morse 1, C Tracy 1.
Team LOB - 9.
 Fielding
E - M Morse (1, field); D Espinosa (1, field).
Outfield assists - M Morse.
DP - 1 (I Desmond-D Espinosa-A LaRoche).
 St. Louis
  AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB Series Avg 
J. Jay cf 5 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 .250
C. Beltran rf 4 2 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 .375
M. Holliday lf 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000
A. Craig 1b 5 2 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .333
Y. Molina c 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 .286
D. Freese 3b 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 .429
D. Descalso 2b 4 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 .333
P. Kozma ss 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 .200
J. Garcia p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Schumaker ph 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    L. Lynn p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    J. Kelly p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    S. Robinson ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    E. Mujica p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Boggs p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
    M. Carpenter ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000
    T. Rosenthal p 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
 Totals 35 12 13 11 4 5 6 1 9  
 Batting
2B - A Craig (1, T Gorzelanny); D Freese (1, J Zimmermann); P Kozma (1, S Burnett).
3B - J Jay (1, S Burnett).
HR - C Beltran 2 (2, 6th inning off M Gonzalez 0 on, 2 Out, 8th inning off S Burnett 1 on, 2 Out), A Craig (1, 3rd inning off J Zimmermann 0 on, 2 Out), D Descalso (1, 4th inning off C Stammen 0 on, 0 Out).
S - L Lynn.
RBI - J Jay 3 (4), C Beltran 3 (3), A Craig (1), D Freese (1), D Descalso 2 (2), S Schumaker (1).
2-out RBI - J Jay 2, C Beltran 3, A Craig.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - A Craig 2, Y Molina 1, P Kozma 1.
GIDP - D Descalso.
Team LOB - 5.
 Base Running
SB - J Jay (2, 2nd base off C Stammen/K Suzuki).
 
 Fielding
Outfield assists - M Holliday.
 Washington
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
J. Zimmermann (L, 0-1) 3.0 7 5 5 0 2 1 2.33 15.00  
C. Stammen 0.1 1 2 2 2 0 1 3.75 13.50  
C. Garcia 1.2 0 0 0 2 2 0 1.20 0.00  
M. Gonzalez 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.00 9.00  
R. Mattheus 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00  
S. Burnett 0.2 3 4 3 1 1 1 6.00 40.50  
T. Gorzelanny 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 0.00  
 St. Louis
  IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP Series ERA 
J. Garcia 2.0 2 1 1 3 3 0 2.50 4.50  
L. Lynn (W, 1-0) 3.0 3 2 2 1 5 2 1.50 5.40  
J. Kelly 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00  
E. Mujica 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.00 4.50  
M. Boggs 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.80 0.00  
T. Rosenthal 1.0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1.00 0.00  
Pitches-strikes - J Zimmermann 63-40; C Stammen 20-10; C Garcia 28-13; M Gonzalez 16-10; R Mattheus 12-9; S Burnett 29-14; T Gorzelanny 3-3; J Garcia 51-29; L Lynn 50-30; J Kelly 8-5; E Mujica 11-7; M Boggs 17-12; T Rosenthal 22-13.
Ground balls-fly balls - J Zimmermann 8-3; C Stammen 1-1; C Garcia 2-0; M Gonzalez 0-3; R Mattheus 2-0; S Burnett 0-2; T Gorzelanny 1-0; J Garcia 3-1; L Lynn 2-4; J Kelly 1-1; E Mujica 2-2; M Boggs 0-3; T Rosenthal 1-0.
Batters faced - J Zimmermann 15; C Stammen 5; C Garcia 6; M Gonzalez 4; R Mattheus 3; S Burnett 6; T Gorzelanny 2; J Garcia 11; L Lynn 13; J Kelly 3; E Mujica 4; M Boggs 5; T Rosenthal 4.
Game Details
Umpires: HP--Marvin Hudson. 1B--Joe West. 2B--Jim Joyce. 3B--Alfonso Marquez. LF--Ed Hickox. RF--Paul Emmel.
Weather: 61 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, right to left.

Updated on Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 3:24 am ET

 
 Top Batters
 Washington
R. Zimmerman Ryan Zimmerman
2-4, 1 HR
2 RBI
 St. Louis
C. Beltran Carlos Beltran
2-4, 2 HR
3 RBI
 MLB Box Scores
Mon Oct 8, 2012
Washington 4
St. Louis 12
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Baltimore 3
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