Saturday, Aug. 13th-Phillies 11, Nationals 3
The second game of the 3 game set in Philadelphia sees the Nationals defense fall apart like an '84 Yugo as they allow 7 unearned runs on 3 errors and the Phillies score a total of 11 runs on 9 hits.
John Lannan was charged with the loss, working just 3 innings, giving up 4 hits but 7 runs, just 1 of them earned. Lannan would walk 5 and strike out 1. The Nationals used 4 pitchers. Lannan is now 1-11 against Philadelphia in 15 starts.
For Philadelphia, Roy Oswalt pitched 7 innings giving up 6 hits and 3 runs while striking out 5 and issuing just 1 walk. Philadelphia only used 2 pitchers in the game.
Despite the 11 total runs, the only extra base hit for the Phillies was a Ryan Howard homer in the home half of the first inning.
The Nationals would counter with doubles from Mike Morse and Laynce Nix.
Phillies 11, Nationals 3 WP Roy Oswalt, LP John Lannan
The final line: Philadelphia 11 runs, 9 hits, 0 errors, Washington 3 runs, 7 hits, 3 errors
Next game: Sunday, August 14th vs the Phillies in Philadelphia, game time 1:35PM EDT
Nationals record: 57 wins, 62 losses
Current streak: 1 loss
"For the Washington Senators, the worst time of the year is the baseball season." Roger Kahn
"People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring." Rogers Hornsby.