Nationals 4W: Loaiza (7-8)

L: Wright (6-13)

S: C. Cordero (38)Rockies 2

HOW THEY SCORED

Nationals first: Watson walked. Vidro singled, Watson to third. Johnson doubled, Watson scored, Vidro to third. Guillen singled, Vidro and Johnson scored. Castilla flied out. Schneider grounded into double play, Guillen out. Nationals, 3-0.

Rockies second: Piedra hit by pitch. Atkins walked, Piedra to second. Closser grounded into fielder's choice, Piedra to third, Atkins out. Quintanilla grounded into fielder's choice, Piedra out, Closser to second. Wright singled to center, Closser scored, Quintanilla to second. Bigbie grounded out. Nationals, 3-1.

Nationals fourth: Castilla walked. Schneider doubled, Castilla scored. Wilson grounded out. Guzman flied out. Loaiza grounded out. Nationals, 4-1.

Rockies eighth: Holliday lined out. Piedra homered to right. Atkins singled. Eischen pitching. Closser lined into a double play, Atkins out. Nationals, 4-2.

WashingtonABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals3247453 -- Watson lf310020.154Vidro 2b312010.272NJohnson 1b311110.310JGuillen rf402201.297Castilla 3b310010.243Schneider c401100.290PrWilson cf400000.248CGuzman ss401001.189Loaiza p300000.200Ayala p000000.333Eischen p000000.333Church ph100001.297CCordero p000000---ColoradoABRHBIBBSOAVGTotals3227235 -- Bigbie cf400011.258LuGonzalez 2b400000.289Helton 1b402001.298Holliday lf400001.308Piedra rf211110.278Atkins 3b301010.280Closser c411000.228Quintanilla ss401000.220Wright p201101.133Williams p000000.000Sullivan ph000000.263Speier p000000.000Mohr ph100001.211Washington

300100000 -- 471Colorado

010000010 -- 270 E: CGuzman (12). LOB: Washington 6, Colorado 8. 2B: NJohnson (25), Schneider (16), Helton 2 (29). HR: Piedra (3), off Ayala. RBI: NJohnson (48), JGuillen 2 (61), Schneider (32), Piedra (9), Wright (2). CS: Watson (1). S: Sullivan. GIDP: Schneider, Atkins.

DP: Washington 2 (CGuzman, Vidro and NJohnson), (Castilla and NJohnson); Colorado 1 (Helton and Quintanilla).

WashingtonIP HRERBBSONPERALoaiza, W6B511341023.54Ayala1 21100172.73EischenC0000014.26CCordero, S1 0000181.05ColoradoIP HRERBBSONPERAWright, L6B74452945.85WilliamsC0000057.62Speier2 00001236.00 Inherited runners-scored: Ayala 3-0, Eischen 1-0, Williams 1-0.

HBP: by Loaiza (Piedra).

T: 2:29. A: 28,598 (50,449).