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Bergmann baffles Braves
Smoltz injured in defeat
Held hitless until Brian McCann hit a leadoff homer in the eighth, the Braves had bigger concerns after John Smoltz left in the seventh after a collision. In obvious pain, Smoltz dislocated his right pinky finger, but he might be able to make his next start on Saturday.
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 McCann's homer
Nationals 2, Braves 1
Jason Bergmann struck out 10 and walked just one, a leadoff free pass in the fourth. (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP)
Series at a glance:
No-no bid ends in eighth
In a dominating performance, righty Jason Bergmann didn't allow a hit until Brian McCann homered leading off the eighth inning, then settled for his first Major League victory as a starter. Ryan Zimmerman and Austin Kearns each drove in a run to support Bergmann.
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 Kearns' RBI double
 Zimmerman's RBI grounder
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 14, 2007
Atlanta (24-14)
Lost 2
Washington 2, Atlanta 1   WSH
Washington (13-25)
Won 4
May 14, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0   1 3 0
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 X   2 4 0
Standings thru 5/14/07  |  Gameday  |  Braves Stats  |  Nationals Stats
Johnson, 2B3000121.275
Harris, LF4000022.421
Renteria, SS4010011.318
Jones, A, CF4000023.222
McCann, C3111000.295
Francoeur, RF3000020.304
Thorman, 1B3000010.247
Woodward, 3B3000010.234
Smoltz, P2000000.059
  Yates, P0000000.000
  a-Diaz, PH1010000.315
  1-Orr, PR0000000.190

a-Singled for Yates in the 9th.
1-Ran for Diaz in the 9th.

HR: McCann (3, 8th inning off Bergmann, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Renteria; McCann 4; Diaz.
RBI: McCann (18).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jones, A 2.
Team LOB: 3.

SB: Johnson (4, 2nd base off Bergmann/Schneider).

Lopez, 2B4000010.239
Guzman, SS4120000.323
Zimmerman, 3B3001011.245
Church, LF2110100.273
  Logan, CF0000000.273
Kearns, RF3011011.271
Schneider, C3000001.243
Fick, 1B2000100.190
Langerhans, CF-LF3000011.108
Bergmann, P3000030.118
  Colome, P0000000.000

2B: Kearns (11, Smoltz).
3B: Guzman (2, Smoltz).
TB: Guzman 4; Church; Kearns 2.
RBI: Zimmerman (15), Kearns (15).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Langerhans.
Team LOB: 3.

CS: Kearns (1, home by Smoltz/McCann).

Smoltz (L, 5-2)6.24222503.19
Yates 1.10000204.00
Bergmann (W, 1-3)8.021111012.76
Colome (S, 1)1.01000102.55

Bergmann pitched to 1 batter in the 9th.

IBB: Fick (by Smoltz).
Pitches-strikes: Smoltz 77-51, Yates 15-9, Bergmann 110-81, Colome 14-8.
Ground outs-fly outs: Smoltz 7-7, Yates 0-2, Bergmann 5-9, Colome 0-2.
Batters faced: Smoltz 25, Yates 4, Bergmann 27, Colome 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Yates 1-0, Colome 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mike Everitt. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Brian Gorman. 3B: Gerry Davis.
Weather: 72 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 15 mph, R to L.
T: 2:08.
Att: 18,829.

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