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Hill dominates in win
Nationals 4, Phillies 2
Austin Kearns (2-for-3) made another great catch in the outfield on Thursday. (Tom Mihalek/AP)
Using his trademark sinker, Shawn Hill rendered the Phillies' red-hot bats virtually useless on Thursday, earning his second win of the season. Hill pitched eight-plus innings, allowing two runs on four hits. Austin Kearns continued to haunt Philadelphia, going 2-for-3 and making a diving catch in the sixth innning.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 26, 2007
DET
CWS
PPD
WSH
Washington (7-15)
Won 1
Washington 4, Philadelphia 2   PHI
Philadelphia (9-12)
Lost 1
April 26, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0   4 8 0
Philadelphia
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1   2 5 1
Standings thru 4/26/07  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Phillies Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Wilson, SS5000014.077
Belliard, 2B4110000.277
Zimmerman, 3B4120000.245
Young, 1B4111013.260
  Fick, 1B0000000.143
Kearns, RF3120100.289
Church, CF4012012.291
Restovich, LF2000101.235
  Snelling, LF1000010.222
Schneider, C3011110.188
Hill, P4000024.222
  Cordero, P0000000.000
Totals344843714 

BATTING
2B: Kearns (8, Hamels).
HR: Young (3, 4th inning off Hamels, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Belliard; Zimmerman 2; Young 4; Kearns 3; Church; Schneider.
RBI: Young (11), Church 2 (11), Schneider (12).
2-out RBI: Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Restovich; Church; Wilson 2.
GIDP: Young.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Belliard-Zimmerman-Young, Wilson-Young).

 
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS4000010.283
Victorino, RF3100100.272
Utley, 2B3010001.298
Howard, 1B4010002.215
Burrell, LF2001110.333
Helms, 3B4020013.301
Rowand, CF3111002.364
Barajas, C3000000.160
Hamels, P1000010.091
  Geary, P0000000.000
  a-Bourn, PH1000000.214
  Madson, P0000000.000
  b-Nunez, PH1000000.130
  Rosario, P0000000.000
Totals29252248 

a-Grounded out for Geary in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Madson in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Howard (4, Cordero).
HR: Rowand (4, 8th inning off Hill, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Utley; Howard 2; Helms 2; Rowand 4.
RBI: Rowand (11), Burrell (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Helms 2.
SF: Burrell.
GIDP: Howard.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Helms (4, fielding).
Outfield assists: Burrell (Zimmerman at 2nd base).
DP: (Utley-Rollins-Howard).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hill (W, 2-2)8.04222312.76
Cordero (S, 2)1.01000105.23
 
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hamels (L, 2-1)5.18443413.24
Geary 0.20000102.45
Madson 2.00000103.68
Rosario 1.00000103.38

Hill pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

WP: Hamels.
IBB: Kearns (by Hamels).
HBP: Utley (by Hill).
Pitches-strikes: Hill 99-59, Cordero 14-10, Hamels 92-63, Geary 14-10, Madson 27-17, Rosario 9-5.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hill 15-6, Cordero 0-2, Hamels 3-8, Geary 0-1, Madson 4-1, Rosario 0-2.
Batters faced: Hill 29, Cordero 4, Hamels 26, Geary 2, Madson 6, Rosario 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Cordero 1-1, Geary 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Adrian Johnson. 1B: Jerry Crawford. 2B: Brian O'Nora. 3B: Phil Cuzzi.
Weather: 58 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:24.
Att: 26,572.

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