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Phillies 6, Nationals 1
Ryan Howard is safe at second on a successful double steal in the first. (Matt Slocum/AP)
Joe Blanton was strong against the Nats, tossing six shutout innings while allowing five hits and striking out seven. Chase Utley got the Phillies on the board when he stole home as part of a double steal, and then Jayson Werth blew it open with grand slam in the seventh.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 09/15: PHI 5, WSH 0
  • Wed. 09/16: PHI 6, WSH 1
  • Thu. 09/17: PHI 4, WSH 2
WSH
Washington (50-95)
Lost 2
Philadelphia 6, Washington 1   PHI
Philadelphia (84-60)
Won 4
September 16, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   1 8 1
Philadelphia
1 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 X   6 8 1
Standings thru 9/16/09  |  Recap: WSH | PHI  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Phillies stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Harris, LF 3 0 1 1 2 0 3 .231
Guzman, C, SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 7 .291
Zimmerman, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .289
Dunn, A, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .280
Willingham, RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 3 .275
Desmond, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 1 .588
Maxwell, CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .232
Nieves, C 4 0 2 0 0 0 3 .259
Hernandez, L, P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .149
  a-Orr, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .341
  Clippard, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Burnett, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Bergmann, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Segovia, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Morse, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .278
Totals 33 1 8 1 5 8 25  

a-Singled for Hernandez, L in the 7th. b-Lined out for Segovia in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Desmond (4, Blanton), Hernandez, L (1, Blanton).
TB: Nieves 2; Orr; Desmond 3; Harris; Hernandez, L 2; Maxwell.
RBI: Harris (24).
2-out RBI: Harris.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Willingham; Guzman, C 3; Harris 2.
GIDP: Desmond.
Team RISP: 2-for-13.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Harris (10, 2nd base off Blanton/Ruiz).

FIELDING
E: Desmond (2, throw).

 
Philadelphia AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rollins, SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 .245
Victorino, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .298
Utley, 2B 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 .295
Howard, 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 .270
Ibanez, LF 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 .280
Werth, RF 4 1 2 4 0 0 3 .272
Feliz, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .266
Ruiz, C 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .258
Blanton, P 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 .122
  a-Dobbs, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .255
  Park, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143
  Madson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Stairs, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200
  Walker, T, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 32 6 8 4 4 5 11  

a-Grounded out for Blanton in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Madson in the 8th.

BATTING
HR: Werth (34, 7th inning off Bergmann, 3 on, 2 out).
TB: Howard; Ibanez; Rollins; Ruiz; Werth 5; Utley; Blanton.
RBI: Werth 4 (88).
2-out RBI: Werth 4.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Werth; Utley; Dobbs.
Team RISP: 1-for-6.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Utley 2 (21, home off Hernandez, L/Nieves, 2nd base off Burnett, S/Nieves), Howard (7, 2nd base off Hernandez, L/Nieves).

FIELDING
E: Howard (13, throw).
Outfield assists: Werth (Maxwell at 1st base).
DP: 3 (Werth-Howard, Howard, Rollins-Utley-Howard).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hernandez, L (L, 8-11) 6.0 7 2 2 2 4 0 5.22
Clippard 0.2 0 1 1 0 0 0 3.04
Burnett, S 0.0 0 2 2 2 0 0 3.20
Bergmann 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 5.18
Segovia 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 15.43
 
Philadelphia IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Blanton (W, 10-7) 6.0 5 0 0 4 7 0 3.97
Park (H, 14) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.43
Madson 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.31
Walker, T 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.93

Burnett, S pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

Game Scores: Hernandez, L 52, Blanton 65.
IBB: Howard (by Burnett, S).
HBP: Utley (by Clippard).
Pitches-strikes: Hernandez, L 95-59, Clippard 7-4, Burnett, S 14-6, Bergmann 7-6, Segovia 22-15, Blanton 106-63, Park 10-7, Madson 15-8, Walker, T 13-10.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hernandez, L 6-6, Clippard 2-0, Burnett, S 0-0, Bergmann 0-0, Segovia 1-1, Blanton 5-3, Park 2-0, Madson 1-0, Walker, T 0-1.
Batters faced: Hernandez, L 27, Clippard 3, Burnett, S 2, Bergmann 2, Segovia 3, Blanton 26, Park 4, Madson 3, Walker, T 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Burnett, S 1-0, Bergmann 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Paul Schrieber. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Joe West.
Weather: 63 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 14 mph, R to L.
T: 2:47.
Att: 44,223.
Venue: Citizens Bank Park.
September 16, 2009
September 16, 2009

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