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Shea saves the day
Dodgers 10, Nationals 9
Brad Penny first ran into trouble with a four-run second. (Reed Saxton/AP)
 Kemp goes yard
Ace Brad Penny didn't have his best stuff, as he couldn't coax any of the 23 Nats batters he faced into an 0-2 count and allowed an uncharacteristic six runs in five innings. But thanks to Matt Kemp's solo homer in the seventh, the finale went to extras and Shea Hillenbrand's sac fly won it in the 12th.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (58-76)
Lost 6
LA Dodgers 10, Washington 9   LAD
LA Dodgers (70-63)
Won 4
August 29, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   R   H   E 
Washington
0 4 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0   9 16 1
LA Dodgers
0 2 0 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 1   10 14 0
Standings thru 8/29/07  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Dodgers Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Logan, CF5023111.274
Lopez, SS6210003.241
Zimmerman, 3B5011110.271
Kearns, RF5210013.264
Church, LF5141111.265
Jimenez, 2B6021004.159
Fick, 1B6222004.207
  Rivera, P0000000.000
Flores, C5231000.243
Hill, P2000011.100
  Ayala, P0000000.000
  Colome, P0000000.000
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  a-Young, PH1000001.337
  Schroder, P0000000.000
  b-Batista, PH1000000.276
  Cordero, P0000000.000
  Schneider, 1B0000000.227
Totals4791693518 

a-Grounded out for Rauch in the 8th. b-Flied out for Schroder in the 10th.

BATTING
2B: Church (37, Penny), Flores (6, Hendrickson).
HR: Fick (1, 6th inning off Hendrickson, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Logan 2; Lopez; Zimmerman; Kearns; Church 5; Jimenez 2; Fick 5; Flores 4.
RBI: Fick 2 (7), Flores (19), Logan 3 (19), Church (53), Zimmerman (78), Jimenez (4).
2-out RBI: Logan 3; Church.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jimenez; Lopez.
S: Hill.
GIDP: Kearns; Fick 2.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lopez (22, 2nd base off Penny/Martin).
CS: Logan (4, 2nd base by Penny/Martin).

FIELDING
E: Lopez (16, fielding).

 
LA DodgersABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Furcal, SS6000021.278
Pierre, CF6010001.288
Kemp, RF6111001.328
Kent, 2B5340110.296
Gonzalez, LF2210101.279
  Seanez, P0000000.000
  Beimel, P0000000.000
  c-Martinez, PH0000000.190
  Broxton, P0000000.000
  Saito, P0000000.000
  d-Saenz, PH1000011.182
  Proctor, P0000000.000
  e-Stults, PH1000011.222
Martin, C5222112.297
Loney, 1B5124102.303
Hillenbrand, 3B5123001.254
Penny, P1000010.245
  a-Sweeney, PH1000010.252
  Hendrickson, P0000000.038
  b-Ethier, PH-LF3010011.292
Totals471014104912 

a-Struck out for Penny in the 5th. b-Singled for Hendrickson in the 6th. c-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Beimel in the 7th. d-Struck out for Saito in the 9th. e-Struck out for Proctor in the 12th.

BATTING
2B: Kent 2 (33, Hill, Ayala), Loney (11, Hill), Martin (29, Rivera).
HR: Martin (17, 2nd inning off Hill, 1 on, 1 out), Hillenbrand (4, 6th inning off Ayala, 1 on, 1 out), Kemp (9, 7th inning off Ayala, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Pierre; Kemp 4; Kent 6; Gonzalez; Martin 6; Loney 3; Hillenbrand 5; Ethier.
RBI: Martin 2 (77), Loney 4 (35), Hillenbrand 3 (31), Kemp (33).
2-out RBI: Loney.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Loney.
S: Martinez.
SF: Hillenbrand.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Martin (7, 2nd base by Cordero/Flores).

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Kent-Furcal-Loney 2, Hillenbrand-Kent-Loney).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hill 5.17761412.87
Ayala (BS, 1)0.24220123.30
Colome 0.20000102.56
Rauch 0.10000004.02
Schroder 2.00001202.37
Cordero 2.01001003.29
Rivera (L, 4-5)0.22111103.69
 
LA DodgersIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Penny 5.08662102.88
Hendrickson 1.03220115.16
Seanez 0.10110003.50
Beimel 0.22000003.97
Broxton 1.01000102.19
Saito 1.01000201.33
Proctor (W, 5-5)3.01001003.91

Ayala pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

IBB: Loney (by Rivera).
HBP: Kearns (by Seanez).
Pitches-strikes: Hill 96-63, Ayala 18-12, Colome 6-4, Rauch 2-2, Schroder 31-19, Cordero 26-18, Rivera 16-8, Penny 83-49, Hendrickson 22-13, Seanez 7-4, Beimel 9-6, Broxton 11-8, Saito 15-10, Proctor 47-29.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hill 6-6, Ayala 0-1, Colome 1-0, Rauch 0-1, Schroder 1-3, Cordero 3-2, Rivera 0-1, Penny 5-8, Hendrickson 2-0, Seanez 0-1, Beimel 2-0, Broxton 2-0, Saito 0-1, Proctor 3-6.
Batters faced: Hill 25, Ayala 6, Colome 2, Rauch 1, Schroder 7, Cordero 7, Rivera 5, Penny 23, Hendrickson 6, Seanez 2, Beimel 3, Broxton 4, Saito 4, Proctor 10.
Inherited runners-scored: Ayala 1-1, Colome 1-0, Rauch 1-0, Beimel 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Ron Kulpa. 2B: Paul Emmel. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 89 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 4 mph, Varies.
T: 4:05.
Att: 41,913.

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