Final

Series: Game 1 of 3

Washington leads 1-0 (as of 8/9)

Game 1: Tuesday, August 9
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Game 2: Wednesday, August 10
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Game 3: Thursday, August 11
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Nationals 6

(59-53, 25-31 away)

Astros 5

(60-52, 36-16 home)

    8:05 PM ET, August 9, 2005

    Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas 

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    WAS 012210000 6 8 1
    HOU 010022000 5 9 0

    W: J. Patterson (6-3)

    L: E. Astacio (2-5)

    S: C. Cordero (37)

    Game Notes

    THE HOME RUN BY WASHINGTON'S BRANDON WATSON IN THE TOP OF THE FOURTH INNING WAS THE FIRST OF HIS CAREER.