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Hernandez handles Giants
Nationals 4, Giants 1
Livan Hernandez threw 57 of his 93 pitches for strikes on Tuesday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
 Soriano's sacrifice fly
 Zimmerman plates a pair
Livan Hernandez allowed one run in seven innings, leading the Nationals to a win over the Giants. Hernandez, who struck out three while walking one, recorded his second straight victory over San Francisco. Ryan Zimmerman had two RBIs for Washington.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: August 01, 2006
WSH
Washington (48-59)
Won 2
Washington 4, San Francisco 1   SF
San Francisco (51-56)
Lost 9
August 1, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0   4 6 0
San Francisco
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   1 6 0
Standings thru 8/1/06  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Giants Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF3001032.287
Lopez, SS2210200.270
Zimmerman, 3B4022021.289
Johnson, 1B3000121.296
Kearns, RF3000112.274
Church, CF4000003.250
Anderson, 2B4000021.269
Schneider, C4120000.229
Hernandez, P1000001.286
  a-Ward, PH1010000.314
  1-Castro, PR0100000.000
  Bowie, P0000000.000
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  b-Escobar, PH1000000.400
  Cordero, P0000000.000
Totals3046341011 

a-Doubled for Hernandez in the 8th. b-Lined out for Rauch in the 9th.
1-Ran for Ward in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Ward (7, Chulk), Zimmerman (32, Chulk).
3B: Lopez (2, Cain).
TB: Lopez 3; Zimmerman 3; Schneider 2; Ward 2.
RBI: Soriano (67), Zimmerman 2 (71).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zimmerman; Soriano; Church.
S: Hernandez.
SF: Soriano.
GIDP: Johnson.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lopez (30, 2nd base off Chulk/Alfonzo).

FIELDING
DP: (Zimmerman-Anderson-Johnson).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Winn, RF4010012.268
Vizquel, SS2120200.306
Sweeney, 1B4000006.265
Alou, LF3000113.285
Durham, 2B4011012.280
Finley, CF4000001.253
Hillenbrand, 3B4000010.289
Alfonzo, C4020010.301
Cain, P0000000.182
  a-Linden, PH1000000.364
  Chulk, P0000000.000
  Stanton, P0000000.000
  Benitez, P0000000.000
Totals301613514 

a-Grounded out for Cain in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Winn (25, Hernandez).
TB: Winn 2; Vizquel 2; Durham; Alfonzo 2.
RBI: Durham (63).
2-out RBI: Durham.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sweeney; Winn; Durham.
S: Cain 2.
GIDP: Alou.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Vizquel (16, 2nd base off Hernandez/Schneider).

FIELDING
DP: (Durham-Vizquel-Sweeney).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (W, 9-8)7.06111305.48
Bowie (H, 4)0.20001001.15
Rauch (H, 9)0.10001103.19
Cordero (S, 19)1.00000103.58
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cain (L, 7-8)7.04222704.74
Chulk 0.22222205.02
Stanton 0.10000004.30
Benitez 1.00000102.76

WP: Chulk.
Balk: Cain.
IBB: Johnson (by Chulk).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez 93-57, Bowie 16-9, Rauch 9-3, Cordero 12-9, Cain 110-69, Chulk 27-13, Stanton 5-4, Benitez 9-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hernandez 10-8, Bowie 2-0, Rauch 0-0, Cordero 2-0, Cain 7-7, Chulk 0-0, Stanton 1-0, Benitez 1-1.
Batters faced: Hernandez 27, Bowie 3, Rauch 2, Cordero 3, Cain 26, Chulk 6, Stanton 1, Benitez 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rauch 1-0, Stanton 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Derryl Cousins. 3B: Brian Gorman.
Weather: 64 degrees, clear.
Wind: 17 mph, R to L.
T: 2:42.
Att: 37,258.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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