Final in 8

Astros 3

(8-17, 2-12 away)

Nationals 6

(12-13, 8-4 home)

    1:05 PM ET, March 28, 2009

    Space Coast Stadium, Melbourne, Florida 

    123456789 R H E
    HOU 102000000 3 - -
    WAS 02030010 - 6 - -
     
    
    HOUSTON (3) AT WASHINGTON (6)
    
     HOUSTON          AB  R  H BI  WASHINGTON       AB  R  H BI
     K Matsui 2b       3  1  1  0  W Harris cf-2b    5  0  1  0 
     D Newhan 2b       2  0  1  0  C Guzman ss       4  0  0  0 
     M Bourn cf        5  1  2  1  A Gonzalez ss     0  0  0  0 
     H Pence rf        3  0  1  0  R Zimmerman 3b    4  0  0  0 
     J Smith ss        2  0  0  0  W Nieves c        0  0  0  0 
     C Lee lf          4  0  0  1  A Dunn lf-1b      3  2  2  0 
     T Byrdak p        0  0  0  0  E Dukes rf-cf     3  1  0  0 
     B Esposito ph     1  0  0  0  N Johnson 1b      1  2  1  0 
     M Tejada ss       2  0  0  1  J Willingham lf   2  0  1  0 
     R Abercrombie rf  1  0  0  0  J Flores c        4  1  1  1 
     C Johnson 3b      4  0  1  0  J Beimel p        0  0  0  0 
     D Erstad 1b       3  0  0  0  J Colome p        0  0  0  0 
     H Quintero c      3  0  0  0  A Cintron 2b      2  0  2  4 
     L Santangelo c    1  0  0  0  A Kearns rf       1  0  0  0 
     J Capellan p      1  1  1  0  S Olsen p         1  0  0  0 
     W Wright p        0  0  0  0  J Tavarez p       1  0  0  0 
     J Michaels ph-lf  2  0  2  0  K Casto 3b        1  0  0  0 
     TOTALS           37  3  9  3  TOTALS           32  6  8  5
    
     HOUSTON                   102 000 000 --  3
     WASHINGTON                020 300 10x --  6
    
     E--C Johnson, C Guzman. DP--HOUSTON 1. 
     LOB--HOUSTON 10, WASHINGTON 7. 2B--C Johnson, A 
     Dunn 2. 3B--A Cintron 2. SB--K Matsui 1 (2), M 
     Bourn 1 (9), E Dukes 1 (3). S--J Capellan. SF--M 
     Tejada.
                                       IP   H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
      HOUSTON
     J Capellan (L,1-1)                 5   6   5   5   3   4   0
     W Wright                           1   2   0   0   1   1   0
     T Byrdak                           2   0   1   0   1   1   0
      WASHINGTON
     S Olsen (W,2-1)                5 2-3   4   3   1   1   2   0
     J Tavarez                      1 1-3   2   0   0   0   2   0
     J Beimel                           1   1   0   0   0   0   0
     J Colome (S,4)                     1   2   0   0   0   2   0
    
     WP--S Olsen. PB--H Quintero. SO--HOU: C Lee 2, M 
     Bourn, K Matsui, J Smith, B Esposito. WSH: C 
     Guzman 2, A Dunn, J Tavarez, E Dukes, W Harris. 
     BB--HOU: D Erstad. WSH: N Johnson, A Dunn, E 
     Dukes, S Olsen, A Kearns. T--2:49. A--3,251.
    

    Game Information

    StadiumSpace Coast Stadium, Melbourne, FL
    Umpires, First Base - Gary Cederstrom, Second Base - Bill Hohn, Third Base - Larry Vanover