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Nationals 7, Mets 4
Justin Maxwell rounds the bases after his game-winning grand slam. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)
Showing grit and determination, the Nationals never quit in their quest for a sweep in their final series of 2009 at home -- a treat to fans who stuck through the twilight matinee. Justin Maxwell came up in the ninth with the bases loaded and two outs, delivering a grand slam to win it.
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Series at a glance:
NYM
NY Mets (67-92)
Lost 3
Washington 7, NY Mets 4   WSH
Washington (55-103)
Won 3
September 30, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Mets
0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1   4 7 1
Washington
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5   7 8 3
Standings thru 9/30/09  |  Recap: NYM | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Mets stats  |  Nationals stats
NY Mets AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Pagan, LF 5 1 0 0 0 0 4 .298
Hernandez, A, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .255
Wright, D, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .304
Beltran, CF 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .330
Francoeur, RF 4 2 2 0 0 0 2 .277
Tatis, 1B 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 .277
Santos, O, C 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 .255
Valdez, W, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .256
Redding, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .069
  a-Sheffield, PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .276
  Parnell, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125
  Feliciano, P, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Green, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Murphy, Dn, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .263
  Rodriguez, F, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 4 7 4 2 5 15  

a-Intentionally walked for Redding in the 7th. b-Grounded out for Green, S in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Francoeur (32, Lannan), Tatis (20, Lannan).
TB: Santos, O 2; Tatis 3; Francoeur 3; Beltran.
RBI: Tatis (46), Santos, O 2 (39), Beltran (48).
2-out RBI: Beltran.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Francoeur; Pagan 3.
SF: Tatis.
GIDP: Valdez, W.
Team RISP: 4-for-11.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Wright, D (18, throw).

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Harris, CF-LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .231
Dukes, RF 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 .257
Zimmerman, 3B 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 .286
Dunn, A, 1B 4 1 0 1 1 0 2 .268
Willingham, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .265
  1-Maxwell, PR-CF 1 1 1 4 0 0 0 .247
Bard, C 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .228
  2-Martin, J, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174
  Nieves, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255
Desmond, SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .286
Gonzalez, Al, 2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 .262
Lannan, P 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .155
  a-Guzman, C, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .284
  Segovia, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Villone, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Morse, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .300
  3-Padilla, PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .091
Totals 34 7 8 7 5 3 20  

a-Popped out for Lannan in the 7th. b-Singled for Villone in the 9th.
1-Ran for Willingham in the 8th. 2-Ran for Bard in the 8th. 3-Ran for Morse in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Zimmerman (33, 8th inning off Parnell, 0 on, 1 out), Maxwell (3, 9th inning off Rodriguez, F, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Zimmerman 4; Lannan; Willingham; Dukes 2; Gonzalez, Al; Morse; Maxwell 4.
RBI: Gonzalez, Al (31), Zimmerman (104), Dunn, A (104), Maxwell 4 (7).
2-out RBI: Dunn, A; Maxwell 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Harris 2; Willingham; Desmond.
SAC: Harris.
SF: Gonzalez, Al.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Desmond (6, fielding), Zimmerman 2 (17, fielding, throw).
DP: (Gonzalez, Al-Desmond-Dunn, A).

 
NY Mets IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Redding 6.0 4 1 1 1 2 0 5.10
Parnell (H, 15) 1.1 1 1 1 1 0 1 5.36
Feliciano, P (H, 23) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.05
Green, S (H, 14) 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.70
Rodriguez, F (BS, 7)(L, 3-6) 0.2 3 5 5 2 1 1 3.72
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lannan 7.0 4 3 2 2 4 0 3.88
Segovia 1.1 3 1 1 0 1 0 6.75
Villone (W, 5-6) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.67

Game Scores: Redding 61, Lannan 61.
WP: Redding.
IBB: Sheffield (by Lannan).
Pitches-strikes: Redding 95-59, Parnell 29-17, Feliciano, P 3-2, Green, S 12-5, Rodriguez, F 37-21, Lannan 110-71, Segovia 29-22, Villone 5-3.
Groundouts-flyouts: Redding 5-8, Parnell 4-0, Feliciano, P 0-0, Green, S 2-0, Rodriguez, F 1-0, Lannan 8-7, Segovia 2-0, Villone 2-0.
Batters faced: Redding 23, Parnell 7, Feliciano, P 1, Green, S 3, Rodriguez, F 7, Lannan 28, Segovia 7, Villone 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Villone 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Wally Bell. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 61 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, L to R.
T: 3:07.
Att: 23,944.
Venue: Nationals Park.
September 30, 2009
September 30, 2009

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