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Martis hurls gem
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Nationals 6, Cardinals 1
Shairon Martis gave up one run on five hits, struck out six and did not issue a walk. (AP)
Shairon Martis shut down the Cardinals in a complete-game victory. The right-hander didn't give up a hit until the fifth. In the bottom of the fifth, the Nationals' offense came alive, with Adam Dunn slugging a three-run homer. Washington tacked on two runs in the eighth.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (17-8)
Lost 1
Washington 6, St. Louis 1   WSH
Washington (6-17)
Won 1
May 2, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 5 1
Washington
0 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 X   6 9 0
Standings thru 5/2/09  |  Recap: STL | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Nationals stats
St. Louis AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Schumaker, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .266
Rasmus, LF 4 1 2 1 0 1 0 .270
Ludwick, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .280
Duncan, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .312
Ankiel, CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .253
Molina, Y, C 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .329
Thurston, 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .279
Barden, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .349
Pineiro, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .100
  a-Greene, K, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .215
  Walters, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 1 5 1 0 6 6  

a-Hit into a double play for Pineiro in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Rasmus (1, 7th inning off Martis, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Rasmus 5; Ankiel; Molina, Y; Thurston.
RBI: Rasmus (5).
Team RISP: 0-for-1.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Duncan (3, fielding).

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .373
Johnson, N, 1B 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .341
Zimmerman, 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 .306
Dunn, A, LF 3 1 1 3 1 1 2 .299
  1-Dukes, PR-LF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278
Kearns, RF 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 .250
Harris, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .211
Hernandez, A, 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 .298
Nieves, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .100
Martis, P 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .182
Totals 32 6 9 6 2 4 11  


1-Ran for Dunn, A in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Zimmerman (9, Pineiro).
3B: Kearns (2, Walters).
HR: Dunn, A (7, 5th inning off Pineiro, 2 on, 2 out).
TB: Guzman, C; Zimmerman 3; Dunn, A 4; Kearns 4; Hernandez, A 2; Nieves.
RBI: Johnson, N (6), Dunn, A 3 (18), Kearns (12), Hernandez, A (6).
2-out RBI: Dunn, A 3; Hernandez, A.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kearns 2.
SF: Johnson, N.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Zimmerman-Hernandez, A).

 
St. Louis IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Pineiro (L, 4-1) 7.0 7 4 1 1 4 1 3.24
Walters 1.0 2 2 2 1 0 0 9.58
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Martis (W, 3-0) 9.0 5 1 1 0 6 1 4.60

Pitches-strikes: Pineiro 101-65, Walters 23-15, Martis 110-79.
Groundouts-flyouts: Pineiro 11-4, Walters 3-0, Martis 9-7.
Batters faced: Pineiro 29, Walters 6, Martis 31.
Umpires: HP: Angel Hernandez. 1B: Bill Welke. 2B: Kevin Causey. 3B: Tim Welke.
Weather: 63 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 5 mph, L to R.
T: 2:07.
Att: 19,950.
May 2, 2009

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