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Nats rally in finale
Nationals 6, Braves 4
Ryan Zimmerman lunges but cannot snare Andruw Jones' single in the first.  (Nick Wass/AP)
 Church's three-run double
 Zimmerman's homer
If good teams take advantage of mistakes, then the Nats were a very good team on Wednesday. Ryan Church drilled a bases-loaded double after Kelly Johnson booted a grounder in a four-run fifth as Washington came back to beat Atlanta. Ryan Zimmerman had a double and his fourth homer.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 16, 2007
DET
BOS
PPD
ATL
Atlanta (25-15)
Lost 1
Washington 6, Atlanta 4   WSH
Washington (14-26)
Won 1
May 16, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Atlanta
2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   4 10 1
Washington
1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 X   6 5 1
Standings thru 5/16/07  |  Gameday  |  Braves Stats  |  Nationals Stats
AtlantaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, 2B5010020.277
Renteria, SS4120003.331
Jones, C, 3B4110002.301
Jones, A, CF4022022.231
McCann, C4000012.280
Francoeur, RF4110011.295
Thorman, 1B4121000.271
Harris, LF4011011.404
Davies, P2000022.000
  Paronto, P0000000.000
  a-Woodward, PH1000010.229
  Villarreal, P0000000.000
  Wickman, P0000000.000
  b-Diaz, PH1000010.307
Totals37410401113 

a-Struck out for Paronto in the 6th. b-Struck out for Wickman in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Jones, C (13, Speigner), Renteria (9, Speigner), Francoeur (11, Speigner).
TB: Johnson; Renteria 3; Jones, C 2; Jones, A 2; Francoeur 2; Thorman 2; Harris.
RBI: Jones, A 2 (30), Thorman (21), Harris (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Davies; Jones, A; Renteria.
GIDP: McCann.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Johnson (3, fielding).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Guzman, SS4000010.282
Belliard, 2B4211002.271
Zimmerman, 3B3222100.247
Church, LF4013001.265
  Rauch, P0000000.000
Kearns, RF3000101.260
Schneider, C4000002.231
Fick, 1B3000010.191
Langerhans, CF-LF3110020.129
Speigner, P1000000.000
  Traber, P0000000.000
  a-Flores, PH0100100.321
  King, P0000000.000
  Abreu, P0000000.000
  b-Young, PH1000000.227
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  Cordero, P0000000.000
  Logan, CF0000000.333
Totals30656346 

a-Walked for Traber in the 5th. b-Grounded out for Abreu in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Zimmerman (9, Davies), Church (14, Davies).
HR: Zimmerman (3, 4th inning off Davies, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Belliard; Zimmerman 6; Church 2; Langerhans.
RBI: Zimmerman 2 (17), Belliard (11), Church 3 (18).
2-out RBI: Church 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kearns; Schneider.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Fick (2, fielding).
DP: (Guzman-Belliard-Fick).

 
AtlantaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Davies (L, 1-2)4.25622315.17
Paronto 0.10001005.06
Villarreal 2.00000104.74
Wickman 1.00000003.65
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Speigner 4.08440404.91
Traber (W, 1-0)1.01000100.00
King (H, 2)0.20000108.00
Abreu (H, 2)0.10000102.25
Rivera (H, 5)1.01000101.83
Cordero (H, 1)1.00000104.15
Rauch (S, 2)1.00000203.80

WP: Speigner.
Pitches-strikes: Davies 72-47, Paronto 12-5, Villarreal 20-13, Wickman 12-9, Speigner 58-45, Traber 11-7, King 10-7, Abreu 4-3, Rivera 19-11, Cordero 11-6, Rauch 13-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Davies 9-2, Paronto 1-0, Villarreal 5-0, Wickman 0-3, Speigner 5-3, Traber 1-1, King 1-0, Abreu 0-0, Rivera 0-2, Cordero 1-1, Rauch 1-0.
Batters faced: Davies 22, Paronto 2, Villarreal 6, Wickman 3, Speigner 20, Traber 4, King 2, Abreu 1, Rivera 4, Cordero 3, Rauch 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Paronto 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Brian Gorman. 1B: Gerry Davis. 2B: Mike Everitt. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 73 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:29.
Att: 20,329.

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