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Nats offense delivers
Nationals 12, Reds 7
Jason Simontacchi struck out four and walked three batters in his Wednesday effort. (AP)
 Church's first-inning homer
Cleanup hitter Ryan Church, who didn't start in the first two games in the series, drove in six runs, starting with two-run homer in the first inning on Wednesday. Jason Simontacchi held the Reds to one run on four hits over 5 1/3 innings for the win.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 23, 2007
WSH
Washington (18-29)
Won 2
Washington 12, Cincinnati 7   CIN
Cincinnati (18-29)
Lost 2
May 23, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
2 1 0 3 1 0 2 3 0   12 14 0
Cincinnati
1 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0   7 11 2
Standings thru 5/23/07  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Reds Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, 2B5110012.246
Guzman, SS5210011.266
Zimmerman, 3B4211011.250
Church, LF5236000.273
Kearns, RF4120010.243
  Langerhans, RF1000001.138
Young, 1B4121000.271
  Fick, 1B1000010.189
Schneider, C4222100.239
Logan, CF5010013.250
Simontacchi, P3000001.000
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  King, P0000000.000
  Abreu, P0000000.000
  a-Batista, PH1110000.231
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  b-Flores, PH1000001.278
  Colome, P0000000.000
Totals431214101610 

a-Singled for Abreu in the 8th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Rauch in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Schneider (7, Lohse), Young 2 (11, Lohse, Lohse), Church (16, Stanton).
3B: Guzman (3, Lohse).
HR: Church 2 (5, 1st inning off Lohse, 1 on, 2 out; 7th inning off Coffey, 0 on, 0 out), Schneider (2, 4th inning off Lohse, 1 on, 0 out), Zimmerman (6, 7th inning off Coffey, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lopez; Guzman 3; Zimmerman 4; Church 10; Kearns 2; Young 4; Schneider 6; Logan; Batista.
RBI: Church 6 (24), Young (20), Schneider 2 (17), Zimmerman (22).
2-out RBI: Church 5.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lopez; Logan 2; Langerhans.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lopez (6, 2nd base off Lohse/Ross).

FIELDING
PB: Schneider (1).

 
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Freel, CF5331000.272
Hatteberg, 1B5121001.304
Griffey, RF3100201.304
Phillips, 2B4122111.284
Dunn, LF3001212.258
Encarnacion, 3B4012112.220
Gonzalez, SS4010005.247
  Stanton, P0000000.000
  b-Conine, PH1010000.291
Ross, C1000111.208
  Coffey, P0000000.000
  a-Hopper, PH1000010.257
  Burton, P0000000.000
  Castro, SS2000001.163
Lohse, P1000012.286
  Valentin, C4110001.235
Totals3871177617 

a-Struck out for Coffey in the 7th. b-Singled for Stanton in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Gonzalez (9, Simontacchi), Phillips (9, Simontacchi), Freel (8, Rauch).
HR: Freel (2, 1st inning off Simontacchi, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Freel 7; Hatteberg 2; Phillips 3; Encarnacion; Gonzalez 2; Conine; Valentin.
RBI: Freel (11), Phillips 2 (27), Dunn (26), Encarnacion 2 (16), Hatteberg (16).
2-out RBI: Phillips 2; Dunn; Encarnacion 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lohse; Phillips; Gonzalez 2; Dunn.
Team LOB: 11.

FIELDING
E: Gonzalez 2 (8, throw, fielding).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Simontacchi (W, 2-2)5.14113414.37
Rivera 1.12442103.86
King 0.00001006.55
Abreu 0.11000003.12
Rauch 1.03221005.13
Colome 1.01000102.05
 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Lohse (L, 1-6)4.29760325.31
Coffey 2.12221124.94
Burton 0.21300100.00
Stanton 1.12000106.06

King pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

WP: Lohse.
IBB: Ross (by Simontacchi).
HBP: Zimmerman (by Burton).
Pitches-strikes: Simontacchi 91-59, Rivera 29-15, King 6-2, Abreu 5-3, Rauch 35-23, Colome 15-10, Lohse 92-57, Coffey 38-23, Burton 20-12, Stanton 20-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Simontacchi 6-6, Rivera 1-2, King 0-0, Abreu 0-1, Rauch 1-2, Colome 1-1, Lohse 6-5, Coffey 4-2, Burton 1-0, Stanton 2-1.
Batters faced: Simontacchi 23, Rivera 8, King 1, Abreu 2, Rauch 7, Colome 4, Lohse 24, Coffey 10, Burton 5, Stanton 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Rivera 2-0, King 3-1, Abreu 3-2, Coffey 2-0, Stanton 3-3.
EjectionsWashington Nationals pitcher Ray King ejected by HP umpire Lance Barksdale. (7th).
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Jim Reynolds. 3B: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 84 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:38.
Att: 31,971.

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