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El Duque not at best
Nationals 6, Mets 2
Orlando Hernandez allowed six runs on eight hits over five-plus innings. (Julie Jacobson/AP)
 Valentin's RBI double
It wasn't the best of days for Orlando Hernandez on Saturday. Not only did he give up six runs on eight hits -- three of them homers -- he was tossed out for his troubles, after plunking opposing starter Shawn Hill in the sixth.
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Series at a glance:
  • Fri. 04/13: NYM 3, WSH 2
  • Sat. 04/14: WSH 6, NYM 2
  • Sun. 04/15: PPD
TODAY'S WRAPS: April 14, 2007
FLA
ATL
PPD
SF
PIT
PPD
WSH
Washington (3-9)
Won 1
Washington 6, NY Mets 2   NYM
NY Mets (7-4)
Lost 1
April 14, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 0   6 8 1
NY Mets
0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0   2 11 1
Standings thru 4/14/07  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Mets Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, SS5011023.240
Belliard, 2B4000121.350
Zimmerman, 3B5000013.180
Young, 1B3111210.256
Kearns, RF4000003.255
Church, CF4221010.357
Schneider, C4230000.194
Snelling, LF3113101.263
Hill, P1000011.000
  a-Flores, PH0000100.000
  Bowie, P0000000.000
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  Cordero, P0000000.000
Totals336865812 

a-Walked for Hill in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Church (6, Hernandez).
HR: Young (2, 2nd inning off Hernandez, 0 on, 0 out), Church (3, 6th inning off Hernandez, 0 on, 0 out), Snelling (1, 6th inning off Hernandez, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Lopez; Young 4; Church 6; Schneider 3; Snelling 4.
RBI: Young (5), Snelling 3 (4), Lopez (1), Church (6).
2-out RBI: Lopez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hill; Kearns; Lopez.
S: Hill.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Lopez (1, 2nd base off Hernandez/Castro).

FIELDING
E: Lopez (2, throw).
Outfield assists: Kearns (Beltran at home).
DP: (Belliard-Lopez-Young).

 
NY MetsABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Reyes, SS5000014.311
Chavez, LF5020002.429
Beltran, CF4020022.293
Delgado, 1B4020001.244
Wright, 3B4120003.333
Green, RF4111003.300
Castro, C3000121.143
Valentin, 2B4021011.206
Hernandez, P2000012.286
  Burgos, P0000000.000
  a-Newhan, PH1000000.167
  Schoeneweis, P0000000.000
  Smith, P0000000.000
  b-Easley, PH0000100.000
Totals3621122719 

a-Grounded out for Burgos in the 7th. b-Walked for Smith in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Valentin 2 (3, Hill, Cordero), Chavez (1, Hill), Green (3, Hill).
3B: Chavez (1, Hill).
TB: Chavez 5; Beltran 2; Delgado 2; Wright 2; Green 2; Valentin 4.
RBI: Valentin (4), Green (5).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Reyes 2; Wright; Beltran; Valentin; Chavez.
GIDP: Green.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Castro (1, throw).
DP: (Valentin-Reyes).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hill (W, 1-2)7.08221502.89
Bowie 0.02000002.84
Rauch (H, 2)1.00000005.40
Cordero 1.01001205.40
 
NY MetsIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hernandez (L, 1-1)5.08663434.00
Burgos 2.00001105.06
Schoeneweis 1.00001100.00
Smith 1.00000200.00

Bowie pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.
Hernandez pitched to 4 batters in the 6th.

WP: Hill, Cordero.
HBP: Hill (by Hernandez).
Pitches-strikes: Hill 97-60, Bowie 3-2, Rauch 7-4, Cordero 26-14, Hernandez 98-54, Burgos 23-13, Schoeneweis 18-9, Smith 15-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Hill 11-4, Bowie 0-0, Rauch 2-1, Cordero 0-1, Hernandez 6-5, Burgos 0-5, Schoeneweis 2-0, Smith 1-0.
Batters faced: Hill 29, Bowie 2, Rauch 2, Cordero 5, Hernandez 27, Burgos 6, Schoeneweis 4, Smith 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rauch 2-0, Burgos 1-0.
EjectionsNew York Mets pitcher Orlando Hernandez ejected by HP umpire Mike Winters. (6th).
Umpires: HP: Mike Winters. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Bruce Froemming. 3B: Brian Runge.
Weather: 50 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, L to R.
T: 2:44.
Att: 53,560.

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