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Dodgers 10, Nationals 3
Nationals catcher Jesus Flores tags out Clayton Kershaw in the fifth inning. (Lori Shepler/AP)
Ryan Zimmerman extended his hitting streak to 24 games, the longest in the big leagues this season and the longest in franchise history, but Nationals pitchers, including starter Daniel Cabrera, struggled with their control. They issued eight walks, two of which forced in runs.
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Series at a glance:
  • Wed. 05/06: LAD 10, WSH 3
  • Thu. 05/07: @ LAD, 10:10 PM ET
WSH
Washington (8-18)
Lost 1
LA Dodgers 10, Washington 3   LAD
LA Dodgers (21-8)
Won 7
May 6, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0   3 6 2
LA Dodgers
1 0 0 0 1 7 1 0 X   10 11 0
Standings thru 5/6/09  |  Recap: WSH | LAD  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Dodgers stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 5 2 3 0 0 1 3 .397
Johnson, N, 1B 4 0 0 1 0 1 2 .319
Zimmerman, 3B 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 .333
Dunn, A, LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .284
  Beimel, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Dukes, CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .298
Kearns, RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .250
Belliard, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 .129
  Hinckley, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Kensing, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Cintron, 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Flores, Je, C 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .291
Cabrera, D, P 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000
  Harris, 2B-LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .190
Totals 31 3 6 3 5 9 15  

BATTING
2B: Guzman, C 2 (4, Kershaw, Mota).
HR: Flores, Je (3, 7th inning off Mota, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Flores, Je 4; Zimmerman; Guzman, C 5; Dunn, A.
RBI: Zimmerman (20), Flores, Je (13), Johnson, N (8).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kearns 2; Guzman, C.
SF: Zimmerman.
GIDP: Kearns.
Team RISP: 0-for-5.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Guzman, C 2 (3, fielding, throw).
DP: 2 (Belliard-Guzman, C-Johnson, N 2).

 
LA Dodgers AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Furcal, SS 5 3 3 1 0 0 3 .264
  Castro, Ju, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333
Hudson, O, 2B 3 1 2 2 2 0 0 .342
Ramirez, M, LF 3 1 1 2 1 0 3 .348
  b-Pierre, PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .355
Ethier, RF 3 1 0 1 2 0 2 .317
Loney, 1B 5 0 2 2 0 1 4 .276
Martin, R, C 5 1 3 1 0 0 2 .242
Kemp, CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 4 .275
Blake, 3B 2 2 0 0 2 0 2 .225
Kershaw, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .091
  McDonald, Ja, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Loretta, PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .375
  Mota, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Leach, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 10 11 9 8 1 24  

a-Walked for McDonald, Ja in the 6th. b-Flied out for Ramirez, M in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Hudson, O (10, Cabrera, D), Ramirez, M (9, Kensing), Martin, R (5, Beimel).
TB: Furcal 3; Ramirez, M 2; Hudson, O 3; Loney 2; Martin, R 4.
RBI: Ethier (27), Furcal (7), Hudson, O 2 (17), Ramirez, M 2 (20), Loney 2 (20), Martin, R (13).
2-out RBI: Ethier; Hudson, O.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Loney 3; Furcal 2; Kemp.
SAC: Mota.
GIDP: Ethier, Martin, R.
Team RISP: 4-for-14.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Furcal-Hudson, O-Loney).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cabrera, D (L, 0-3) 5.1 6 5 4 5 1 0 4.85
Hinckley 0.0 1 2 2 1 0 0 4.66
Kensing 1.2 3 3 3 2 0 0 9.82
Beimel 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.08
 
LA Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Kershaw (W, 1-2) 5.0 4 1 1 3 5 0 4.91
McDonald, Ja (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7.63
Mota 2.0 2 2 2 1 2 1 6.75
Leach 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00

Hinckley pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

WP: Beimel, Mota.
IBB: Ethier (by Kensing).
Pitches-strikes: Cabrera, D 85-44, Hinckley 8-3, Kensing 28-16, Beimel 13-8, Kershaw 99-54, McDonald, Ja 13-9, Mota 36-22, Leach 18-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cabrera, D 10-1, Hinckley 0-0, Kensing 3-1, Beimel 2-1, Kershaw 5-3, McDonald, Ja 0-1, Mota 2-1, Leach 1-1.
Batters faced: Cabrera, D 27, Hinckley 2, Kensing 10, Beimel 4, Kershaw 22, McDonald, Ja 3, Mota 8, Leach 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Hinckley 3-2, Kensing 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Derryl Cousins. 1B: Angel Campos. 2B: Brian Runge. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:04.
Att: 31,348.
Venue: Dodger Stadium.
May 6, 2009
May 6, 2009

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