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Hill has solid outing
Mets 8, Nationals 2
Shawn Hill had a strong outing, giving up only two runs in seven innings. (Greg Fiume/Getty)
 Pena's homer
Shawn Hill kept the Nationals in the game, as he allowed only two runs in seven innings of work. After he came out of the game, however, the Nats bullpen surrendered six runs in two innings, as Washington dropped its fourth consecutive contest.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (70-53)
Won 3
NY Mets 8, Washington 2   WSH
Washington (55-69)
Lost 4
August 19, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 2   8 12 2
Washington
0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0   2 3 0
Standings thru 8/19/07  |  Gameday  |  Mets Stats  |  Nationals Stats
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS4000101.301
Castillo, 2B4210102.307
Wright, 3B4220100.312
Beltran, CF3324100.265
Green, 1B5122021.275
Milledge, RF4010023.306
Anderson, LF4032001.271
Alomar, C4000003.200
Hernandez, P3010001.182
  a-Gotay, PH1000011.340
  Sosa, P0000000.208
  Feliciano, P0000000.000
Totals3681284513 

a-Struck out for Hernandez in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Anderson 2 (3, Hill, Rauch), Wright (30, Rauch).
HR: Beltran 2 (24, 6th inning off Hill, 0 on, 1 out; 9th inning off Schroder, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Castillo; Wright 3; Beltran 8; Green 2; Milledge; Anderson 5; Hernandez.
RBI: Beltran 4 (75), Green 2 (34), Anderson 2 (14).
2-out RBI: Beltran 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Green; Castillo; Gotay.
SF: Beltran.
GIDP: Reyes.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Anderson (4, 2nd base off Hill/Schneider).

FIELDING
E: Wright (15, fielding), Feliciano (2, throw).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, SS4000003.244
Jimenez, 2B2000200.160
Zimmerman, 3B4011011.270
Kearns, CF4000003.253
Church, LF4000020.262
Pena, RF3111120.221
Schneider, C2000000.232
  b-Flores, PH1000000.231
Fick, 1B3110001.206
  c-Batista, PH0000100.275
Hill, P1000010.125
  a-Young, PH0000100.331
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  Schroder, P0000000.000
  d-Belliard, PH1000002.277
Totals292325610 

a-Intentionally walked for Hill in the 7th. b-Reached on error for Schneider in the 9th. c-Walked for Fick in the 9th. d-Grounded out for Schroder in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Pena (6, 4th inning off Hernandez, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Zimmerman; Pena 4; Fick.
RBI: Zimmerman (66), Pena (18).
2-out RBI: Zimmerman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kearns; Lopez; Belliard.
S: Hill; Schneider.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Lopez (7, 2nd base by Hernandez/Alomar).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Fick-Lopez-Hill, Jimenez-Lopez).

 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (W, 8-4)7.03224413.09
Sosa 1.00000004.11
Feliciano 1.00001202.80
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hill 7.07222212.43
Rauch (L, 8-4)0.14441104.26
Schroder 1.21221212.27

IBB: Young (by Hernandez), Beltran (by Rauch).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez 109-59, Sosa 11-7, Feliciano 18-11, Hill 88-58, Rauch 21-10, Schroder 22-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hernandez 9-7, Sosa 1-2, Feliciano 1-0, Hill 11-8, Rauch 0-0, Schroder 1-2.
Batters faced: Hernandez 28, Sosa 3, Feliciano 5, Hill 28, Rauch 6, Schroder 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Schroder 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Hickox. 1B: CB Bucknor. 2B: Joe West. 3B: Ed Rapuano.
Weather: 73 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:36.
Att: 29,092.

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