Final

Series: Game 1 of 3

Washington leads 1-0 (as of 9/4)

Game 1: Monday, September 4
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Game 2: Tuesday, September 5
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Game 3: Wednesday, September 6
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Cardinals 1

(73-63, 31-37 away)

Nationals 4

(60-77, 35-32 home)

    1:05 PM ET, September 4, 2006

    RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C. 

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    W: R. Ortiz (10-12)

    L: J. Marquis (14-13)

    Game Notes

    ST LOUIS SHORTSTOP AARON MILES SINGLED IN THE TOP OF THE NINTH INNING TO BREAK UP THE NO-HIT BID BY RAMON ORTIZ.
    WASHINGTON THIRD BASEMAN RYAN ZIMMERMAN EXTENDED HIS HITTING STREAK TO 10 GAMES WITH A DOUBLE IN THE BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH INNING.
    THE HOME RUN BY WASHINGTON PITCHER RAMON ORTIZ WAS THE FIRST OF HIS MAJOR LEAGUE CAREER.
    ST LOUIS PINCH HITTER SCOTT SPIEZIO POPPED OUT TO SECOND FOR THE FINAL OUT OF THE EIGHTH INNING. RAMON ORTIZ HAS A NO-HITTER THROUGH EIGHT INNINGS.
    ST LOUIS CATCHER GARY BENNETT FLIED OUT TO LEFT FOR THE SECOND OUT OF THE EIGHTH INNING. RAMON ORTIZ HAS A NO-HITTER THROUGH SEVEN AND TWO-THIRD INNINGS.
    ST LOUIS SHORTSTOP RONNIE BELLIARD GROUNDED OUT FOR THE FIRST OUT OF THE EIGHTH INNING. RAMON ORTIZ HAS A NO-HITTER THROUGH SEVEN AND ONE-THIRD INNINGS.
    WASHINGTON'S RAMON ORTIZ HAS A NO-HITTER THROUGH SEVEN INNINGS.