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Molina slugs two
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Giants 6, Nationals 3
Bengie Molina recorded his second two-homer game of the year. (Ben Margot/AP)
Bengie Molina hadn't homered since May 27, but he made up for lost time by hitting a two-run shot in the first and adding a solo homer in the fourth to help batterymate Barry Zito get the win with six quality innings. Fred Lewis contributed a homer on the second pitch of the first inning.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (38-62)
Lost 1
San Francisco 6, Washington 3   SF
San Francisco (41-58)
Won 1
July 22, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   3 8 1
San Francisco
3 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 X   6 8 0
Standings thru 7/22/08  |  Recap: WSH | SF  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Giants stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Harris, CF5121010.253
Guzman, SS4000101.307
Zimmerman, 3B3010200.258
Kearns, RF5110024.221
Belliard, 1B2000202.232
Flores, C4110014.287
Lo Duca, LF4022000.239
  Rivera, P0000000.000
Lopez, 2B3010122.243
Bergmann, P2000014.000
  a-Estrada, PH1000000.163
  Colome, P0000000.000
  Manning, P0000000.000
  b-Langerhans, PH-LF1000001.261
Totals343836718 

a-Flied out for Bergmann in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Manning in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Lo Duca (7, Zito), Kearns (8, Zito), Lopez (19, Walker).
3B: Flores (1, Zito).
HR: Harris (7, 5th inning off Zito, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Harris 5; Zimmerman; Kearns 2; Flores 3; Lo Duca 3; Lopez 2.
RBI: Lo Duca 2 (12), Harris (21).
2-out RBI: Lo Duca.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bergmann 2; Flores; Belliard; Langerhans.
GIDP: Guzman.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Lopez (10, throw).

 
San FranciscoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lewis, LF4111001.274
Velez, 2B4110000.213
  Burriss, 2B0000000.291
Winn, RF4110001.280
Molina, C3223100.283
Rowand, CF4011000.289
Bowker, 1B4000012.269
Aurilia, 3B4100012.271
Vizquel, SS3011000.169
Zito, P2000001.080
  Taschner, P0000000.000
  Romo, P0000000.000
  a-Ochoa, PH1010000.308
  Walker, P0000000.000
  Wilson, P0000000.000
Totals33686127 

a-Doubled for Romo in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Vizquel (5, Bergmann), Ochoa (2, Colome).
HR: Lewis (7, 1st inning off Bergmann, 0 on, 0 out), Molina 2 (8, 1st inning off Bergmann, 1 on, 1 out; 4th inning off Bergmann, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Lewis 4; Velez; Winn; Molina 8; Rowand; Vizquel 2; Ochoa 2.
RBI: Lewis (28), Molina 3 (59), Vizquel (11), Rowand (52).
2-out RBI: Vizquel.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zito; Lewis; Aurilia.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Velez (9, 2nd base off Bergmann/Flores), Winn (19, 2nd base off Rivera/Flores).

FIELDING
DP: (Vizquel-Velez-Bowker).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bergmann (L, 1-7)5.05540134.21
Colome 1.21000105.36
Manning 0.10000004.50
Rivera 1.02111003.43
 
San FranciscoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zito (W, 5-12)6.07333515.56
Taschner (H, 10)0.10002003.18
Romo (H, 1)0.20000102.79
Walker (H, 15)1.01000004.62
Wilson (S, 26)1.00001104.81

Pitches-strikes: Bergmann 82-54, Colome 21-13, Manning 5-3, Rivera 21-12, Zito 111-65, Taschner 17-7, Romo 8-4, Walker 16-9, Wilson 13-9.
Ground outs-fly outs: Bergmann 7-7, Colome 1-3, Manning 0-1, Rivera 1-2, Zito 5-8, Taschner 1-0, Romo 1-0, Walker 2-1, Wilson 1-1.
Batters faced: Bergmann 21, Colome 6, Manning 1, Rivera 6, Zito 27, Taschner 3, Romo 2, Walker 4, Wilson 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Manning 1-0, Romo 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jerry Meals. 1B: Gary Darling. 2B: Angel Campos. 3B: Bill Miller.
Weather: 63 degrees, clear.
Wind: 13 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:37.
Att: 34,813.
July 22, 2008

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