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Washington falls in opener
Brewers 3, Nationals 0
Matt Chico was strong, but the Nationals struggled to score behind him. (Morry Gash/AP)
Starter Matt Chico kept the Brewers in check outside of a three-run second inning, but that was enough for Milwaukee to hand the Nationals their sixth loss in a row. Nook Logan and Cristian Guzman returned to the Washington lineup for the first time since Opening Day.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 07, 2007
WSH
Washington (9-23)
Lost 6
Milwaukee 3, Washington 0   MIL
Milwaukee (22-10)
Won 4
May 7, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 7 1
Milwaukee
0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 X   3 9 0
Standings thru 5/7/07  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Brewers Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, 2B4000020.248
Guzman, SS4010010.143
Zimmerman, 3B4020011.256
Church, LF4010012.282
Kearns, RF4030002.285
Young, 1B4000026.224
Schneider, C4000024.204
Logan, CF3000001.250
Chico, P2000010.091
  a-Belliard, PH1000000.274
  Rivera, P0000000.000
Totals3407001016 

a-Flied out for Chico in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Zimmerman (8, Capuano).
TB: Guzman; Zimmerman 3; Church; Kearns 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young; Church; Schneider.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Guzman (1, fielding).
DP: 2 (Guzman-Lopez-Young, Rivera-Guzman-Young).

 
MilwaukeeABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Weeks, 2B3000101.246
Hardy, SS4010012.336
Fielder, 1B4000023.288
Hall, CF4030002.268
Estrada, C4120003.296
Mench, RF3110011.300
Jenkins, LF3113010.345
Graffanino, 3B3000000.222
Capuano, P3010010.143
  Cordero, P0000000.000
Totals313931612 

BATTING
HR: Jenkins (6, 2nd inning off Chico, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Hardy; Hall 3; Estrada 2; Mench; Jenkins 4; Capuano.
RBI: Jenkins 3 (16).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Estrada; Hall.
GIDP: Mench; Estrada.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
CS: Hall (3, 2nd base by Chico/Schneider).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chico (L, 2-4)7.08331516.03
Rivera 1.01000102.70
 
MilwaukeeIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Capuano (W, 5-0)8.07000902.31
Cordero (S, 13)1.00000100.00

Capuano pitched to 2 batters in the 9th.

Pitches-strikes: Chico 93-68, Rivera 9-9, Capuano 98-74, Cordero 10-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Chico 7-8, Rivera 2-0, Capuano 5-10, Cordero 0-2.
Batters faced: Chico 29, Rivera 3, Capuano 31, Cordero 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Cordero 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Estabrook. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Charlie Reliford. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 76 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, R to L.
T: 2:05.
Att: 17,751.

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