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Nats' early lead dissolves

Trying to spoil the Phils' home opener, the Nats jumped out to a quick lead as Josh Willingham homered and Jason Marquis hit a two-run double, but Marquis ran into trouble and allowed six earned runs in 4 1/3 innings.

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MLB GAME PULSE: Charting the game's top moments with highlights and tweets
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Morgan, CF5000002.172
Taveras, W, RF4000020.143
Guzman, C, 2B4120010.300
Dunn, A, 1B2100111.111
Willingham, LF4111023.391
Desmond, SS4000013.190
Rodriguez, I, C4121001.421
Kennedy, A, 3B3000121.136
Marquis, P2012000.250
English, P0000000.000
a-Gonzalez, Al, PH1000002.000
Walker, T, P0000000.000
Burnett, S, P0000000.000
Batista, P0000000.000
b-Harris, PH1000000.154
Totals344642913.218
a-Grounded out for English in the 6th. b-Popped out for Batista in the 9th.
PhiladelphiaABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Rollins, SS0000000.391
Castro, Ju, SS4111000.250
Polanco, 3B4222000.484
Utley, 2B3212100.346
Howard, 1B4021000.375
Werth, RF3011001.357
Francisco, B, RF1000011.000
Ibanez, LF3000112.222
Victorino, CF4000012.161
Ruiz, C3110102.294
Hamels, P2100002.250
Durbin, P0000000.000
a-Gload, PH1000000.333
Contreras, P0000000.000
Baez, P0000000.000
Madson, P0000000.000
Totals327873310.307
a-Grounded out for Durbin in the 6th.
BATTING
2B: Guzman, C (2, Hamels), Marquis (1, Hamels), Rodriguez, I (3, Hamels).
HR: Willingham (2, 2nd inning off Hamels, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Willingham 4; Guzman, C 3; Rodriguez, I 3; Marquis 2.
RBI: Willingham (8), Rodriguez, I (1), Marquis 2 (2).
2-out RBI: Rodriguez, I; Marquis 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dunn, A; Morgan 2; Kennedy, A; Gonzalez, Al; Rodriguez, I.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
E: Rodriguez, I (1, throw).
DP: (Dunn, A-Desmond).

BATTING
2B: Castro, Ju (1, Marquis), Howard (4, Burnett, S).
HR: Utley (2, 5th inning off Marquis, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Howard 3; Polanco 2; Castro, Ju 2; Ruiz; Werth; Utley 4.
RBI: Howard (11), Werth (4), Castro, Ju (1), Polanco 2 (10), Utley 2 (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ruiz.
GIDP: Hamels.
Team RISP: 3-for-7.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Castro, Ju (1, fielding).

WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Marquis(L, 0-2)4.167621112.96
English0.21000107.71
Walker, T1.20000005.40
Burnett, S0.11000005.40
Batista1.000011010.13
Totals8.08763316.20
PhiladelphiaIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hamels(W, 2-0)5.26441615.06
Durbin(H, 3)0.10000000.00
Contreras(H, 1)1.00000200.00
Baez(H, 2)1.00001002.45
Madson(S, 2)1.00000102.70
Totals9.06442912.90
Burnett, S pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

IBB: Ibanez (by Batista).
HBP: Dunn, A (by Hamels).
Pitches-strikes: Marquis 80-46, English 12-9, Walker, T 11-8, Burnett, S 6-4, Batista 15-7, Hamels 109-70, Durbin 4-3, Contreras 14-9, Baez 16-8, Madson 10-7.
Groundouts-flyouts: Marquis 8-0, English 1-0, Walker, T 3-1, Burnett, S 0-0, Batista 0-1, Hamels 8-2, Durbin 1-0, Contreras 1-0, Baez 3-0, Madson 1-0.
Batters faced: Marquis 21, English 3, Walker, T 5, Burnett, S 2, Batista 4, Hamels 26, Durbin 1, Contreras 3, Baez 4, Madson 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Batista 1-0, Durbin 2-0.
Ejections: Washington Nationals Manager Jim Riggleman ejected by HP umpire Paul Schrieber (4th)
Umpires: HP: Paul Schrieber. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Joe West. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 67 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 12 mph, In from LF.
T: 2:45.
Att: 44,791.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
April 12, 2010
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media