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Dukes of hazzard
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Nationals 9, Braves 8
Elijah Dukes takes ball four in the 10th inning, allowing the winning run to score. (Nick Wass/AP)
On '70s night at Nationals Park, a bases-loaded walk to Elijah Dukes in the 10th inning ended a game in which the Nats put up a five-run fifth to erase an initial four-run deficit, only to lose a two-run lead in the eighth. Jesus Flores and Anderson Hernandez each had three RBIs.
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Series at a glance:
ATL
Atlanta (59-77)
Lost 2
Washington 9, Atlanta 8   WSH
Washington (51-85)
Won 5
August 30, 2008
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Atlanta
0 0 4 0 2 0 1 1 0 0   8 14 0
Washington
0 0 0 2 5 1 0 0 0 1   9 16 0
Standings thru 8/30/08  |  Recap: ATL | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Braves stats  |  Nationals stats
Atlanta AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Anderson, J, CF 4 1 2 0 2 0 1 .333
Blanco, G, LF 4 0 1 1 1 1 3 .256
Jones, C, 3B 5 2 2 2 0 0 4 .359
McCann, C 4 2 2 2 1 1 0 .296
Infante, SS 5 1 1 1 0 0 2 .304
Prado, 1B 5 1 3 2 0 0 0 .343
Jones, B, RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 .254
Johnson, K, 2B 5 0 2 0 0 2 0 .265
Reyes, Jo, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077
  Carlyle, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
  a-Escobar, Y, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280
  Bennett, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
  b-Norton, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .265
  Ohman, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Tavarez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Francoeur, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229
  Nunez, V, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 41 8 14 8 4 4 13  

a-Grounded out for Carlyle in the 6th. b-Singled for Bennett in the 8th. c-Grounded out for Tavarez, J in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Anderson, J (1, Bergmann), Jones, C (20, Bergmann), McCann (33, Bergmann), Infante (20, Bergmann), Blanco, G (12, Rivera, S), Johnson, K (30, Shell).
HR: McCann (23, 5th inning off Bergmann, 0 on, 0 out), Prado (2, 5th inning off Bergmann, 0 on, 1 out), Jones, C (20, 7th inning off Manning, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Blanco, G 2; Jones, C 6; Infante 2; Prado 6; Anderson, J 3; Norton; Johnson, K 3; McCann 6.
RBI: Jones, C 2 (66), McCann 2 (77), Infante (31), Prado 2 (26), Blanco, G (32).
2-out RBI: Jones, C; McCann; Infante; Prado.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Infante; Jones, C 2; Blanco, G.
SAC: Blanco, G; Reyes, Jo.
Team RISP: 5-for-13.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
PB: McCann (6).
DP: (Jones, C-Johnson, K-Prado).

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Hernandez, A, 2B 5 1 3 3 1 0 0 .462
Guzman, C, SS 6 0 3 0 0 1 3 .307
Zimmerman, 3B 5 1 3 0 1 0 1 .278
Milledge, CF 6 2 2 0 0 2 8 .262
Belliard, 1B 6 1 2 2 0 1 7 .278
Dukes, RF 4 2 2 1 2 1 1 .274
Flores, Je, C 5 1 1 3 0 0 2 .253
Langerhans, LF 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 .235
Bergmann, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000
  Estrada, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Orr, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .224
  Manning, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Colome, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Boone, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249
  Rivera, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hanrahan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Harris, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250
  Shell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 43 9 16 9 7 6 27  

a-Struck out for Estrada in the 5th. b-Lined out for Colome in the 7th. c-Grounded out for Hanrahan in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Belliard (21, Carlyle), Flores, Je (17, Carlyle), Dukes (11, Tavarez, J).
TB: Flores, Je 2; Zimmerman 3; Belliard 3; Guzman, C 3; Hernandez, A 3; Dukes 3; Milledge 2.
RBI: Hernandez, A 3 (5), Belliard 2 (45), Flores, Je 3 (58), Dukes (28).
2-out RBI: Hernandez, A 3; Dukes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Belliard 2; Guzman, C; Milledge; Harris.
SAC: Bergmann.
GIDP: Dukes.
Team RISP: 6-for-18.
Team LOB: 13.

BASERUNNING
SB: Dukes (12, 2nd base off Reyes, Jo/McCann), Milledge (19, 2nd base off Bennett/McCann), Guzman, C (4, 2nd base off Tavarez, J/McCann).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Dukes (Anderson, J at home).

 
Atlanta IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Reyes, Jo 4.0 8 4 4 2 2 0 5.49
Carlyle 1.0 3 3 3 1 2 0 3.81
Bennett 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.15
Ohman 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.46
Tavarez, J 1.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.36
Nunez, V (L, 0-2) 0.2 1 1 1 3 1 0 5.23
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bergmann 4.1 8 6 6 3 0 2 4.83
Estrada 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.50
Manning (H, 7) 1.1 1 1 1 0 1 1 5.03
Colome (H, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.87
Rivera, S (BS, 6) 1.0 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.62
Hanrahan 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.52
Shell (W, 1-1) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.09

Reyes, Jo pitched to 2 batters in the 5th.

Game Scores: Reyes, Jo , Bergmann .
IBB: Zimmerman (by Nunez, V).
Pitches-strikes: Reyes, Jo 94-59, Carlyle 26-13, Bennett 29-21, Ohman 8-6, Tavarez, J 31-17, Nunez, V 29-14, Bergmann 87-51, Estrada 10-5, Manning 25-17, Colome 7-6, Rivera, S 20-13, Hanrahan 9-6, Shell 24-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Reyes, Jo 4-5, Carlyle 0-0, Bennett 3-0, Ohman 0-1, Tavarez, J 2-1, Nunez, V 0-0, Bergmann 8-0, Estrada 0-1, Manning 2-1, Colome 0-0, Rivera, S 1-0, Hanrahan 2-0, Shell 1-1.
Batters faced: Reyes, Jo 22, Carlyle 7, Bennett 7, Ohman 2, Tavarez, J 7, Nunez, V 6, Bergmann 24, Estrada 2, Manning 5, Colome 3, Rivera, S 5, Hanrahan 3, Shell 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Carlyle 2-2, Tavarez, J 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Tim McClelland. 1B: Mike Everitt. 2B: Mike DiMuro. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:46.
Att: 30,326.
Venue: Nationals Park.
August 30, 2008
August 30, 2008

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