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Chico hit with the loss
Mets 6, Nationals 2
Matt Chico's ERA jumped up to 4.96 following Friday's loss to the Mets. (Nick Wass/AP)
The Nats couldn't figure out Tom Glavine in the opener vs. the Mets, managing only a Dmitri Young RBI double over seven innings against the lefty. Matt Chico struggled again, allowing four runs over 4 1/3 innings.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (68-53)
Won 1
NY Mets 6, Washington 2   WSH
Washington (55-67)
Lost 2
August 17, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0   6 8 0
Washington
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0   2 10 1
Standings thru 8/17/07  |  Gameday  |  Mets Stats  |  Nationals Stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS3100203.302
Castillo, 2B5020003.307
Wright, 3B4011113.309
Beltran, CF3110212.265
Alou, LF5111017.313
Easley, 1B4211103.272
Green, RF3110110.271
DiFelice, C3013000.278
Glavine, P2000100.227
  a-Gotay, PH0000100.343
  Sosa, P0000000.208
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
Totals326869421 

a-Walked for Glavine in the 8th.

BATTING
3B: DiFelice (1, King).
HR: Easley (10, 2nd inning off Chico, 0 on, 0 out), Alou (9, 4th inning off Chico, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Castillo 2; Wright; Beltran; Alou 4; Easley 4; Green; DiFelice 3.
RBI: Easley (26), Wright (77), Alou (29), DiFelice 3 (4).
2-out RBI: DiFelice 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Alou 2; Wright; Reyes; Easley.
SF: DiFelice.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Reyes 2 (62, 2nd base off Chico/Schneider, 2nd base off Chico/Schneider).
CS: Wright (3, 2nd base by Chico/Schneider).
PO: Wright (1st base by Chico).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Reyes-Castillo-Easley, Reyes-Easley).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, SS5010001.248
Belliard, 2B4000011.279
Zimmerman, 3B4230001.268
Young, 1B4021011.334
Kearns, RF3021102.253
Church, LF4010023.265
Schneider, C4010002.233
Logan, CF3000003.271
  Schroder, P0000000.000
  King, P0000000.000
  Ayala, P0000000.000
  a-Jimenez, PH1000010.167
Chico, P2000011.162
  Bacsik, P0000000.130
  Langerhans, CF1000010.153
  b-Flores, PH0000100.233
Totals3521022715 

a-Struck out for Ayala in the 9th. b-Walked for Langerhans in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Young (31, Glavine), Zimmerman (30, Sosa).
TB: Lopez; Zimmerman 4; Young 3; Kearns 2; Church; Schneider.
RBI: Young (64), Kearns (49).
2-out RBI: Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kearns; Church; Logan 2.
GIDP: Zimmerman; Church.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Schneider (5, throw).
Outfield assists: Logan (Green at 2nd base).
Pickoffs: Chico (Wright at 1st base).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Glavine (W, 11-6)7.08111604.12
Sosa 0.12110004.18
Feliciano 1.20001102.86
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chico (L, 5-7)4.15445224.96
Bacsik 2.10001104.61
Schroder 1.00111101.80
King 0.11112005.16
Ayala 1.02000002.59

Pitches-strikes: Glavine 116-70, Sosa 10-5, Feliciano 15-8, Chico 90-48, Bacsik 28-19, Schroder 21-11, King 20-10, Ayala 12-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Glavine 10-5, Sosa 1-0, Feliciano 3-1, Chico 4-5, Bacsik 4-2, Schroder 0-2, King 0-1, Ayala 1-2.
Batters faced: Glavine 29, Sosa 3, Feliciano 5, Chico 21, Bacsik 8, Schroder 4, King 4, Ayala 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Feliciano 1-0, Bacsik 2-0, Schroder 1-0, King 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Ed Hickox. 3B: CB Bucknor.
Weather: 90 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:09.
Att: 23,636.

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