Washington 4, Miami 3

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, September 18, 2011 1:35 PM
Location - Nationals Park
Temperature - 64°
Umpires - Home Plate - Cory Blaser, First Base - Victor Carapazza, Second Base - Scott Barry, Third Base - Wally Bell,
Attendance - 26581

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 X R H E
Miami 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 6 2
Washington 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 4 5 0

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Miami 69-84 29-46 40-38 L1
Washington 72-79 42-35 30-44 W1

Recap


Chris Marrero drove in two runs to help the Washington Nationals avoid a three-game sweep with a 4-3 win over the Florida Marlins on Sunday.

It was the Nationals' second win in their past nine home games against Florida, which is 28-7 all-time at Nationals Park.

Nationals starter Chien-Ming Wang (3-3), backed by an early 4-0 lead, won for the first time in six starts since Aug. 16. He has won both of his career starts against the Marlins.

Marlins starter Brad Hand (1-8) lost his fifth consecutive start and doesn't have a major league win since July 7.

The Nationals, who have won six of eight, remained tied with the New York Mets for third place in the National League East, as the Mets won 7-5 at Atlanta on Sunday.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Miami   Washington
Brad Hand Player Chien-Ming Wang
Loss W/L Win
4.0 IP 6.2
5 Strikeouts 5
5 Hits 6
6.75 ERA 4.05
Hitting
Miami   Washington
Brad Hand Player Ryan Zimmerman
1 Hits 2
0 RBI 0
0 HR 0
1 TB 4
1.000 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Miami 6 2 12 .182 5 8 3 0 0 2
Washington 5 0 9 .172 7 8 3 1 0 0

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Philadelphia. The Nationals have a W/L % of .479 after a win and .475 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Marlins have a W/L % of .507 after a win and .405 after a loss.
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