Washington 6, Cincinnati 4

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, August 16, 2011 7:05 PM
Location - Nationals Park
Temperature - 84°
Umpires - Home Plate - Alfonso Marquez, First Base - Ed Hickox, Second Base - Ed Rapuano, Third Base - Angel Campos,
Attendance - 23888

Final Scoring Summary

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

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Cincinnati 59-63 34-30 25-33 L2
Washington 58-62 33-23 25-39 W1

Recap


Cleanup hitter Michael Morse continued his surge with a homer, a double and two RBIs as the host Nationals beat the Reds 6-4 on Tuesday night.

Morse is 23 for 54 (.426) in his last 14 games, with four homers and 13 RBIs.

Chien-Ming Wang (2-2) won his second straight game after two rough starts upon his return from shoulder surgery, which kept him out of baseball for two years.

Drew Storen earned his 32nd save in 36 chances.

Cincinnati’s Mike Leake (10-8) gave up five earned runs over six innings. The Reds did not homer after hitting 15 home runs in seven games during their recent homestand. They’ve dropped 12 of their last 17 on the road.

The Nationals have won five of six at home following a 1-7 stretch.

Top Game Performances

Starting Pitchers
Cincinnati   Washington
Mike Leake Player Chien-Ming Wang
Loss W/L Win
6.0 IP 6.1
5 Strikeouts 0
7 Hits 7
7.50 ERA 5.68
Hitting
Cincinnati   Washington
Yonder Alonso Player Michael Morse
2 Hits 2
0 RBI 2
0 HR 1
2 TB 6
.500 Avg .500

Team Stats Summary

Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cincinnati 8 0 10 .222 14 3 4 1 1 1
Washington 8 2 17 .242 10 6 5 1 0 2

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game at home against Cincinnati. The Nationals have a W/L % of .491 after a win and .476 after a loss.
  • Cincinnati will play their next game on the road against Washington. The Reds have a W/L % of .400 after a win and .565 after a loss.
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