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Dodgers win on sac fly
Dodgers 4, Nationals 3
Jeff Kent heads to the dugout after belting a solo homer in the third inning. (Chris Carlson/AP)
 Ethier's sacrifice fly
 Kent's homer
Chad Billingsley pitched in and out of trouble for seven innings, and was ultimately rewarded with his second straight victory. After the young right-hander allowed the Nationals to tie the game in the seventh, Mike Sweeney belted a pinch-hit double and Andre Ethier brought him home with a sacrifice fly for the deciding run.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (58-75)
Lost 5
LA Dodgers 4, Washington 3   LAD
LA Dodgers (69-63)
Won 3
August 28, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0   3 8 2
LA Dodgers
0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 X   4 8 0
Standings thru 8/28/07  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Dodgers Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Logan, CF4010020.272
Lopez, SS4120001.242
Zimmerman, 3B4000012.271
Young, 1B3021100.337
Kearns, RF3010002.265
Church, LF3000022.259
Belliard, 2B3110004.279
  Jimenez, 2B1000000.140
Schneider, C2001000.227
  b-Pena, PH1000010.225
Bergmann, P2000020.111
  a-Batista, PH1111000.280
  Schroder, P0000000.000
  King, P0000000.000
  Rivera, P0000000.000
Totals313831811 

a-Homered for Bergmann in the 7th. b-Struck out for Schneider in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Young (35, Billingsley).
3B: Belliard (1, Billingsley).
HR: Batista (1, 7th inning off Billingsley, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Logan; Lopez 2; Young 3; Kearns; Belliard 3; Batista 4.
RBI: Young (71), Schneider (42), Batista (15).
2-out RBI: Young.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Belliard 3.
SF: Schneider.
GIDP: Kearns; Lopez; Church.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lopez (21, 2nd base off Billingsley/Martin).

FIELDING
E: Bergmann (1, throw), Lopez (15, fielding).
DP: (Bergmann-Lopez-Young).
Pickoffs: Schneider (Martin at 3rd base).

 
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS3000102.281
Pierre, CF4000000.289
Ethier, RF-LF3001010.292
Kent, 2B3221100.290
Gonzalez, LF4010004.278
  Broxton, P0000000.000
  Saito, P0000000.000
Martin, C2110101.296
Loney, 1B4010002.301
Hillenbrand, 3B4022001.251
Billingsley, P1000001.091
  a-Sweeney, PH1110000.255
  Kemp, RF0000100.333
Totals294844111 

a-Doubled for Billingsley in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Sweeney (9, Schroder), Martin (28, Rivera).
HR: Kent (17, 3rd inning off Bergmann, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Kent 5; Gonzalez; Martin 2; Loney; Hillenbrand 2; Sweeney 2.
RBI: Hillenbrand 2 (28), Kent (70), Ethier (54).
2-out RBI: Kent.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Furcal 2; Loney; Gonzalez 2.
S: Billingsley.
SF: Ethier.
GIDP: Billingsley.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Martin (21, 2nd base off Bergmann/Schneider).
CS: Martin (6, home by Rivera/Schneider).
PO: Martin (3rd base by Schneider).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Kent-Furcal-Loney 3).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bergmann 6.06331114.56
Schroder (L, 1-1)0.11101002.50
King 0.10000004.64
Rivera 1.11002003.61
 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Billingsley (W, 9-4)7.08331613.50
Broxton (H, 27)1.00000002.22
Saito (S, 36)1.00000201.36

IBB: Young (by Billingsley).
HBP: Martin (by Bergmann), Kearns (by Billingsley), Church (by Billingsley).
Pitches-strikes: Bergmann 89-55, Schroder 14-6, King 8-6, Rivera 24-14, Billingsley 99-61, Broxton 8-7, Saito 17-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bergmann 6-11, Schroder 0-1, King 0-1, Rivera 3-0, Billingsley 7-8, Broxton 1-2, Saito 0-1.
Batters faced: Bergmann 25, Schroder 3, King 2, Rivera 6, Billingsley 29, Broxton 3, Saito 3.
Inherited runners-scored: King 2-1, Rivera 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna. 1B: Dale Scott. 2B: Ron Kulpa. 3B: Paul Emmel.
Weather: 73 degrees, clear.
Wind: 5 mph, Varies.
T: 2:41.
Att: 49,698.

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