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Patterson falls to 0-4
Phillies 9, Nationals 3
John Patterson gave up six earned runs in 5 1/3 innings. (Tom Mihalek/AP)
John Patterson was pitching well toward his first victory of the season, and then he ran into Ryan Howard. The reigning MVP drove a Patterson offering over the right-field wall for his third home run of the season, giving the Phillies a 3-0 lead they would not relinquish.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 25, 2007
TOR
NYY
PPD
WSH
Washington (6-15)
Lost 4
Philadelphia 9, Washington 3   PHI
Philadelphia (9-11)
Won 5
April 25, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0   3 7 1
Philadelphia
0 1 2 0 1 3 0 2 X   9 12 0
Standings thru 4/25/07  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Phillies Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, SS4110022.300
Belliard, 2B4020000.278
Zimmerman, 3B4010013.233
Young, 1B3111111.260
Kearns, RF3111112.275
Church, CF3000101.293
Fick, LF2000010.143
  a-Restovich, PH1000002.267
  Snelling, LF1000010.227
Schneider, C4011001.182
Patterson, P2000000.000
  Bowie, P0000000.000
  Wagner, P0000000.000
  b-Jimenez, PH0000100.077
  Speigner, P0000000.000
  Colome, P0000000.000
  c-Flores, PH1000011.200
Totals323734813 

a-Grounded into a forceout for Fick in the 7th. b-Walked for Wagner in the 7th. c-Struck out for Colome in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kearns (7, Lieber), Zimmerman (5, Lieber), Schneider (2, Rosario).
TB: Lopez; Belliard 2; Zimmerman 2; Young; Kearns 2; Schneider 2.
RBI: Young (10), Kearns (3), Schneider (11).
2-out RBI: Young; Kearns.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Church; Young; Lopez; Flores.
GIDP: Zimmerman; Kearns.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Belliard (3, fielding).

 
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4312101.295
Victorino, RF5000011.282
Utley, 2B5153000.296
Howard, 1B3112223.213
Burrell, LF2110200.344
  Smith, P0000000.000
  Geary, P0000000.000
  Nunez, 3B1000012.136
Helms, 3B4000014.290
  Myers, P0000000.000
  b-Werth, PH1000012.250
  Rosario, P0000000.000
Rowand, CF4010000.365
Ruiz, C4111001.296
Lieber, P2010001.200
  a-Dobbs, PH0100100.174
  Bourn, LF1110000.231
Totals3691286615 

a-Walked for Lieber in the 6th. b-Struck out for Myers in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Burrell (5, Patterson), Utley 2 (13, Patterson, Patterson).
3B: Bourn (1, Colome).
HR: Howard (3, 3rd inning off Patterson, 1 on, 2 out), Rollins (8, 8th inning off Colome, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Rollins 4; Utley 7; Howard 4; Burrell 2; Rowand; Ruiz; Lieber; Bourn 3.
RBI: Ruiz (8), Howard 2 (12), Utley 3 (16), Rollins 2 (16).
2-out RBI: Howard 2; Utley.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Howard; Lieber; Helms 2; Werth.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rollins (3, 2nd base off Patterson/Schneider).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Rollins-Utley-Howard, Myers-Utley-Howard).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Patterson (L, 0-4)5.18663317.71
Bowie 0.11101103.48
Wagner 0.10001005.84
Speigner 1.00000003.48
Colome 1.03221212.81
 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lieber (W, 1-0)6.05220503.21
Smith 0.201130011.25
Geary (H, 4)0.10000102.61
Myers 1.01001007.91
Rosario 1.01000204.15

WP: Patterson.
IBB: Howard (by Patterson).
Pitches-strikes: Patterson 101-60, Bowie 18-9, Wagner 7-2, Speigner 8-5, Colome 27-16, Lieber 86-64, Smith 23-9, Geary 4-3, Myers 18-10, Rosario 21-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Patterson 6-7, Bowie 0-0, Wagner 0-0, Speigner 2-1, Colome 0-1, Lieber 8-5, Smith 2-0, Geary 0-0, Myers 3-0, Rosario 1-0.
Batters faced: Patterson 27, Bowie 4, Wagner 1, Speigner 3, Colome 7, Lieber 22, Smith 5, Geary 1, Myers 4, Rosario 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Bowie 2-2, Wagner 2-0, Geary 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Phil Cuzzi. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Jerry Crawford. 3B: Brian O'Nora.
Weather: 57 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 14 mph, In from CF.
T: 2:58.
Att: 23,526.

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