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Nats take second straight
Nationals 11, Astros 6
Joel Hanrahan picked up his third win of the year on Tuesday night. (Pat Sullivan/AP)
 Zimmerman's homer
 Logan's RBI single
 Zimmerman's RBI triple
Ryan Zimmerman ended the game a double short of the cycle, including a two-run home run and four RBIs, to lead the Nationals past the Astros on Tuesday night. Nook Logan also had a big game, going 5-for-6 with two runs, three RBIs and a stolen base. Joel Hanrahan went five innings, allowing three runs to pick up the win.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (57-69)
Won 2
Washington 11, Houston 6   HOU
Houston (56-70)
Lost 3
August 21, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 2 3 3 3 0 0   11 14 0
Houston
1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2   6 14 1
Standings thru 8/21/07  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Astros Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, SS5200124.241
Logan, CF6253000.287
Zimmerman, 3B5234101.271
Young, 1B2010211.333
  Colome, P0000000.000
  King, P0000000.000
  b-Flores, PH1000000.230
  Ayala, P0000000.000
  c-Church, PH1000003.264
  Schroder, P0000000.000
Kearns, RF3000225.256
Pena, LF5111013.233
Belliard, 2B4211113.282
Schneider, C4120101.232
Hanrahan, P2000021.333
  a-Batista, PH-1B3111012.274
Totals4111141081024 

a-Singled for Hanrahan in the 6th. b-Grounded out for King in the 8th. c-Flied out for Ayala in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Logan (15, Rodriguez), Schneider (16, Rodriguez), Belliard (25, Borkowski).
3B: Zimmerman (5, Rodriguez).
HR: Zimmerman (19, 5th inning off Rodriguez, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Logan 6; Zimmerman 8; Young; Pena; Belliard 2; Schneider 3; Batista.
RBI: Zimmerman 4 (70), Pena (21), Logan 3 (15), Batista (14), Belliard (40).
2-out RBI: Logan 3; Zimmerman 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kearns 2; Church 2.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Logan (18, 2nd base off Rodriguez/Ausmus).

FIELDING
DP: (Lopez-Belliard-Batista).

 
HoustonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Biggio, 2B6234003.254
Pence, CF6011023.327
Berkman, 1B3011201.273
  Wigginton, 3B0000000.275
Lee, LF4020112.302
  1-Lane, PR-LF0000000.177
Lamb, 3B-1B5010004.289
Scott, RF5020024.257
Loretta, SS2100101.280
  Borkowski, P0000000.000
  a-Burke, PH-SS1000101.229
Ausmus, C4230101.239
Rodriguez, P1000001.132
  Miller, P0000000.000
  Bruntlett, SS2010002.257
  McLemore, P0000000.000
  b-Palmeiro, PH0100100.236
Totals3961467523 

a-Walked for Borkowski in the 7th. b-Walked for McLemore in the 9th.
1-Ran for Lee in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Scott (23, Hanrahan), Ausmus (15, Schroder), Biggio (27, Schroder).
HR: Biggio (10, 1st inning off Hanrahan, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Biggio 7; Pence; Berkman; Lee 2; Lamb; Scott 3; Ausmus 4; Bruntlett.
RBI: Biggio 4 (46), Pence (46), Berkman (78).
2-out RBI: Biggio 3; Pence; Berkman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scott 2; Biggio; Loretta; Lee; Bruntlett; Lamb; Pence.
S: Rodriguez.
GIDP: Burke.
Team LOB: 14.

FIELDING
E: Lee (3, throw).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hanrahan (W, 3-1)5.07333213.42
Colome 1.03110102.77
King 1.00002004.99
Ayala 1.01001102.45
Schroder 1.03221102.76
 
HoustonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Rodriguez (L, 7-12)5.16774714.58
Miller 0.12110005.15
Borkowski 1.14322205.43
McLemore 2.02002103.43

IBB: Lopez (by Borkowski).
Pitches-strikes: Hanrahan 92-60, Colome 15-11, King 22-11, Ayala 33-20, Schroder 30-19, Rodriguez 108-63, Miller 10-8, Borkowski 43-26, McLemore 39-25.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hanrahan 9-4, Colome 0-2, King 2-1, Ayala 1-1, Schroder 2-0, Rodriguez 6-3, Miller 1-0, Borkowski 2-0, McLemore 1-4.
Batters faced: Hanrahan 25, Colome 6, King 5, Ayala 5, Schroder 6, Rodriguez 26, Miller 3, Borkowski 10, McLemore 10.
Inherited runners-scored: Miller 2-1, Borkowski 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Jim Joyce. 1B: Jim Wolf. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Tim Tschida.
Weather: 73 degrees, roof closed.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 3:44.
Att: 34,073.

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