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Offense wakes up
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Nationals 10, Cardinals 9
Elijah Dukes celebrates his game-winning homer. (Nick Wass/AP)
Washington's bats had been quiet for days, until they broke out for eight runs in the first four innings. When it looked like shaky pitching would waste the outburst, the Nationals had one spark left -- Elijah Dukes' walk-off homer in the 10th.
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Series at a glance:
STL
St. Louis (36-26)
Lost 1
Washington 10, St. Louis 9   WSH
Washington (25-36)
Won 1
June 5, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
St. Louis
0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 2 1   9 13 1
Washington
2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2   10 16 1
Standings thru 6/5/08  |  Recap: STL | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Cardinals stats  |  Nationals stats
St. LouisABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Schumaker, CF4121100.294
Miles, 3B5021002.317
Kennedy, 2B5010005.245
Ludwick, LF5000013.313
Glaus, 1B4111102.264
Mather, RF5321001.280
LaRue, C5220000.173
Parisi, P2012000.250
  Worrell, M, P11130001.000
  McClellan, P0000000.000
  Villone, P0000000.000
  a-Ryan, PH-SS1110000.286
Izturis, SS3000001.258
  b-Pujols, PH1000011.364
  Flores, P0000000.000
  Franklin, P0000000.000
Totals4191392215 

a-Doubled for Villone in the 9th. b-Struck out for Izturis in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Parisi (1, Redding), Ryan (3, Rauch).
3B: Schumaker (2, Rauch).
HR: Glaus (6, 4th inning off Redding, 0 on, 2 out), Worrell, M (1, 6th inning off Redding, 2 on, 2 out), Mather (1, 10th inning off Sanches, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Schumaker 4; Miles 2; Kennedy; Glaus 4; Mather 5; LaRue 2; Parisi 2; Worrell, M 4; Ryan 2.
RBI: Glaus (37), Parisi 2 (2), Worrell, M 3 (3), Schumaker (19), Miles (10), Mather (3).
2-out RBI: Glaus; Parisi 2; Worrell, M 3; Schumaker; Miles; Mather.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Glaus 2; Izturis.
GIDP: Kennedy 2.
Team LOB: 4.

FIELDING
E: Schumaker (2, fielding).
DP: 3 (Izturis-Kennedy-Glaus 3).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Guzman, SS6341020.310
Dukes, RF6344011.203
Milledge, CF4100104.241
Boone, 1B4232000.273
Casto, 3B4032101.556
Lopez, 2B2000202.242
Langerhans, LF3011200.190
Nieves, C5110008.290
Redding, P2000002.150
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  a-Harris, PH1000003.155
  Manning, P0000000.000
  Ayala, P0000000.000
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  b-Young, PH1000000.214
  Sanches, P0000000.000
Totals381016106321 

a-Popped out for Rivera in the 6th. b-Flied out for Rauch in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Casto (1, Parisi), Guzman (20, Parisi), Boone 2 (6, Parisi, Worrell, M).
3B: Dukes (1, Parisi).
HR: Dukes (1, 10th inning off Franklin, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Guzman 5; Dukes 9; Boone 5; Casto 4; Langerhans; Nieves.
RBI: Dukes 4 (6), Boone 2 (16), Casto 2 (2), Guzman (21), Langerhans (3).
2-out RBI: Boone; Casto 2; Guzman; Dukes.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Nieves 2; Lopez; Milledge; Redding; Harris 2.
S: Redding; Lopez.
SF: Boone.
GIDP: Milledge 2; Lopez.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Guzman (5, fielding).
DP: 2 (Boone-Guzman-Redding, Guzman-Lopez-Boone).

 
St. LouisIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Parisi 4.010854107.25
Worrell, M 2.02002100.00
McClellan 1.01000102.01
Villone 1.01000003.70
Flores 1.00000003.78
Franklin (BS, 3)(L, 2-2)0.02220012.63
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Redding 5.29661124.15
Rivera (H, 7)0.10000004.33
Manning (H, 2)1.00001003.86
Ayala (H, 15)1.00000004.32
Rauch (BS, 3)1.03220102.73
Sanches (W, 2-0)1.01110013.60

Franklin pitched to 2 batters in the 10th.

WP: Parisi, Redding.
IBB: Langerhans (by Worrell, M).
Pitches-strikes: Parisi 89-54, Worrell, M 37-21, McClellan 12-9, Villone 11-5, Flores 11-7, Franklin 7-5, Redding 79-51, Rivera 3-2, Manning 13-7, Ayala 9-6, Rauch 17-12, Sanches 26-17.
Ground outs-fly outs: Parisi 4-7, Worrell, M 3-2, McClellan 2-0, Villone 2-1, Flores 2-1, Franklin 0-0, Redding 8-7, Rivera 1-0, Manning 2-1, Ayala 0-3, Rauch 2-0, Sanches 1-2.
Batters faced: Parisi 27, Worrell, M 9, McClellan 3, Villone 3, Flores 3, Franklin 2, Redding 26, Rivera 1, Manning 3, Ayala 3, Rauch 6, Sanches 4.
Umpires: HP: Doug Eddings. 1B: Ted Barrett. 2B: Dana DeMuth. 3B: Mike Estabrook.
Weather: 77 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:08.
Att: 32,357.

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