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Ross Detwiler struck out six and walked one in five innings on Thursday. (Matt Slocum/AP)
Ross Detwiler tossed five strong innings, fanning six while walking just one, but was out-pitched by Cole Hamels, who did not allow a Nationals baserunner until the sixth inning. Elijiah Dukes had two hits, including an RBI single and a triple in the ninth inning.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (50-96)
Lost 3
Philadelphia 4, Washington 2   PHI
Philadelphia (85-60)
Won 5
September 17, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1   2 6 0
Philadelphia
0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 X   4 6 0
Standings thru 9/17/09  |  Recap: WSH | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Phillies stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Maxwell, CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .233
Guzman, C, SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .289
Zimmerman, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 .289
Willingham, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .274
Dukes, RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .259
Desmond, 2B 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 .500
Morse, 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .286
  c-Harris, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230
Nieves, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258
  Bard, C 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 .232
Detwiler, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .071
  a-Padilla, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .100
  Clippard, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Rivera, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
  Villone, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Kensing, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Gonzalez, Al, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254
  Estrada, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 2 6 2 1 10 11  

a-Struck out for Detwiler in the 6th. b-Flied out for Kensing in the 8th. c-Flied out for Morse in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Maxwell (3, Hamels).
3B: Dukes (4, Lidge).
TB: Zimmerman; Willingham; Dukes 4; Morse; Maxwell 2.
RBI: Dukes (55), Desmond (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bard 2; Zimmerman.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: (Zimmerman-Morse).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 .247
Victorino, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .296
  a-Ibanez, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .280
Utley, 2B 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .296
Howard, 1B 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .269
Werth, RF-CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 2 .272
Francisco, B, LF-RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .249
Feliz, 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 .264
Ruiz, C 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 .256
Hamels, P 3 0 1 1 0 2 1 .127
  Lidge, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 4 6 3 5 7 17  

a-Struck out for Victorino in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Rollins (38, Detwiler).
TB: Hamels; Rollins 3; Francisco, B; Werth; Utley.
RBI: Rollins (67), Ruiz (42), Hamels (4).
2-out RBI: Rollins; Ruiz; Hamels.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Werth; Victorino; Rollins 2.
GIDP: Francisco, B.
Team RISP: 3-for-11.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Rollins (29, 3rd base off Detwiler/Bard).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Detwiler (L, 0-6) 5.0 4 1 1 1 6 0 5.80
Clippard 0.2 1 2 2 3 0 0 3.38
Rivera, S 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.40
Villone 0.2 0 1 1 1 1 0 4.29
Kensing 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10.55
Estrada 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13.50
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hamels (W, 10-9) 8.0 5 1 1 1 10 0 4.07
Lidge (S, 30) 1.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 7.21

Game Scores: Detwiler 60, Hamels 77.
WP: Villone, Kensing.
HBP: Howard (by Detwiler).
Pitches-strikes: Detwiler 87-58, Clippard 31-15, Rivera, S 6-4, Villone 16-9, Kensing 7-4, Estrada 11-8, Hamels 109-73, Lidge 16-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Detwiler 6-1, Clippard 0-0, Rivera, S 0-1, Villone 1-0, Kensing 1-0, Estrada 1-1, Hamels 6-4, Lidge 1-2.
Batters faced: Detwiler 20, Clippard 6, Rivera, S 2, Villone 3, Kensing 1, Estrada 3, Hamels 30, Lidge 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Rivera, S 3-1, Kensing 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Paul Schrieber. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Joe West. 3B: Ed Rapuano.
Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 2:43.
Att: 45,210.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
September 17, 2009
September 17, 2009

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