The Nationals didn't get their first hit until the sixth inning, but Nick Johnson's homer in the frame cut the Mets' lead to one, while Ryan Zimmerman hit a solo shot in the ninth to tie the game. Jose Guillen hit a two-run homer in a five-run 10th inning.
Rookie Brian Bannister held the Nats hitless for 5 1/3 innings, and he ended up allowing just two hits. Unfortunately, one of those was a three-run home run. Billy Wagner allowed a game-tying homer in the ninth, and Jorge Julio allowed five runs in the 10th. Xavier Nady and Carlos Delgado homered.
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