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Redding doesn't need runs
Nationals 7, Astros 0
Tim Redding scattered six hits to the Astros on Monday. (Dave Einsel/AP)
 Young's three-run homer
 Pena's solo homer
Homers from Wily Mo Pena and Dmitri Young early on gave Tim Redding a big cushion to work with that he didn't really need. The young right-hander hurled seven shutout innings vs. the Astros in the opener on Monday.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (56-69)
Won 1
Washington 7, Houston 0   HOU
Houston (56-69)
Lost 2
August 20, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 1 5 0 1 0 0 0 0   7 14 0
Houston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 7 0
Standings thru 8/20/07  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Astros Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, SS5110020.243
Belliard, 2B4030101.283
Zimmerman, 3B4100124.268
  Colome, P0000000.000
Young, 1B4223002.332
  a-Fick, PH-1B1000001.204
Kearns, RF4130110.257
Church, CF4121022.264
  Logan, CF1000001.271
Pena, LF4132102.234
Schneider, C4001015.229
Redding, P4000034.105
  Batista, 3B1000002.271
Totals40714741124 

a-Grounded out for Young in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Belliard (24, Jennings), Church (36, Jennings), Kearns 2 (28, Gutierrez, Miller).
HR: Pena (7, 2nd inning off Jennings, 0 on, 2 out), Young (12, 3rd inning off Jennings, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Lopez; Belliard 4; Young 5; Kearns 5; Church 3; Pena 6.
RBI: Pena 2 (20), Young 3 (67), Church (49), Schneider (41).
2-out RBI: Pena 2; Young 3; Church.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young; Redding 2; Batista.
SF: Schneider.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lopez (19, 2nd base off Jennings/Munson).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Zimmerman-Belliard-Young, Lopez-Young, Lopez-Belliard-Young).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, 2B4010002.250
Loretta, SS3000103.281
Berkman, 1B3030100.273
Lee, LF4010004.300
  Miller, P0000000.000
Scott, RF3000114.254
Wigginton, 3B-LF4000013.275
Lane, CF3000102.177
Munson, C4010001.262
Jennings, P1000000.077
  Gutierrez, P0000000.000
  a-Palmeiro, PH1010000.236
  Moehler, P0000000.250
  b-Bruntlett, PH1000000.252
  Borkowski, P0000000.000
  Lamb, 3B0000000.291
Totals310704219 

a-Singled for Gutierrez in the 5th. b-Flied out for Moehler in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Biggio; Berkman 3; Lee; Munson; Palmeiro.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lane; Wigginton; Scott.
GIDP: Loretta 2; Lee.
Team LOB: 8.

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Redding (W, 3-3)7.06003202.53
Colome 2.01001002.64
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jennings (L, 2-9)4.07662626.45
Gutierrez 1.02111204.50
Moehler 2.03000104.95
Borkowski 1.00001105.24
Miller 1.02000104.95

WP: Redding.
IBB: Pena (by Gutierrez).
Pitches-strikes: Redding 116-71, Colome 29-16, Jennings 83-48, Gutierrez 24-13, Moehler 24-16, Borkowski 26-19, Miller 21-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: Redding 11-8, Colome 1-5, Jennings 1-5, Gutierrez 0-1, Moehler 2-3, Borkowski 2-0, Miller 1-1.
Batters faced: Redding 27, Colome 8, Jennings 21, Gutierrez 6, Moehler 9, Borkowski 4, Miller 5.
Umpires: HP: Tim Tschida. 1B: Jim Joyce. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Mike DiMuro.
Weather: 73 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:09.
Att: 30,374.

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