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Nationals win Game 2
Nationals 6, Mets 5
Joel Hanrahan allowed just one hit through the first five innings. (Ed Betz/AP)
 Belliard's two-run double
A struggling Ryan Langerhans broke a tie with an RBI single in the eighth inning, and Ronnie Belliard added a two-run double, as the Nationals took Game 2 of the doubleheader. Joel Hanrahan debuted with six frames of three-run ball, and Chad Cordero threw a perfect ninth for his 21st save.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (45-59)
Won 1
Washington 6, NY Mets 5   NYM
NY Mets (58-46)
Lost 1
July 28, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 0   6 11 1
NY Mets
0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0   5 10 0
Standings thru 7/28/07  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Mets Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Jimenez, 2B4121100.184
  Logan, CF0000000.231
Belliard, SS-2B5022031.298
Zimmerman, 3B4121101.259
Young, 1B4011013.330
  Lopez, SS1000000.240
Kearns, RF5120000.253
Schneider, C4000013.229
Fick, LF2000100.198
  a-Batista, PH-1B0100100.222
Langerhans, CF-LF3111000.158
Hanrahan, P3110012.333
  King, P0000000.000
  Rauch, P1000012.000
  Cordero, P0000000.000
Totals3661164712 

a-Intentionally walked for Fick in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Jimenez (1, Pelfrey), Belliard (19, Heilman).
3B: Hanrahan (1, Pelfrey).
TB: Jimenez 3; Belliard 3; Zimmerman 2; Young; Kearns 2; Langerhans; Hanrahan 3.
RBI: Jimenez (2), Zimmerman (50), Young (54), Langerhans (20), Belliard 2 (32).
2-out RBI: Zimmerman; Young; Belliard 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Schneider; Hanrahan.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Schneider (4, throw).
DP: (Lopez-Belliard-Batista).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS5000022.299
Gotay, 2B3220100.344
Wright, 3B4231001.295
Delgado, 1B4123012.254
Alou, LF4000012.305
Green, RF4010010.271
Lo Duca, C3010000.270
  1-Hernandez, PR0000000.200
  Castro, C1000001.313
Milledge, CF4010010.279
Pelfrey, P1000010.077
  a-Easley, PH1000010.259
  Mota, P0000000.000
  b-Anderson, PH1000002.217
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
  Heilman, P0000000.000
  c-Glavine, PH1000000.250
Totals3651041810 

a-Struck out for Pelfrey in the 6th. b-Flied out for Mota in the 7th. c-Grounded out for Heilman in the 9th.
1-Ran for Lo Duca in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Wright (25, Hanrahan).
HR: Delgado (17, 6th inning off Hanrahan, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Gotay 2; Wright 4; Delgado 5; Green; Lo Duca; Milledge.
RBI: Wright (63), Delgado 3 (58).
2-out RBI: Wright; Delgado 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reyes; Castro.
GIDP: Alou.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Green (9, 2nd base off Rauch/Schneider).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Milledge (Jimenez at 3rd base), Alou (Jimenez at home).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hanrahan 6.04331714.50
King 0.22000104.78
Rauch (W, 7-2)1.14220003.79
Cordero (S, 21)1.00000002.65
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pelfrey 6.08331505.92
Mota 1.00001105.40
Feliciano (L, 2-2)0.22332102.92
Heilman 1.11000003.42

WP: Feliciano.
IBB: Batista (by Feliciano).
HBP: Langerhans (by Pelfrey).
Pitches-strikes: Hanrahan 86-56, King 14-9, Rauch 24-16, Cordero 14-8, Pelfrey 104-60, Mota 23-13, Feliciano 25-12, Heilman 10-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hanrahan 4-7, King 0-1, Rauch 3-1, Cordero 3-0, Pelfrey 8-4, Mota 1-1, Feliciano 1-0, Heilman 2-1.
Batters faced: Hanrahan 23, King 4, Rauch 7, Cordero 3, Pelfrey 27, Mota 4, Feliciano 6, Heilman 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Rauch 2-0, Heilman 3-2.
Umpires: HP: James Hoye. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: Phil Cuzzi. 3B: Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, R to L.
T: 2:59.
Att: 46,265.

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