The Washington Nationals lead the Philadelphia Philles by a score of 4-1 through 5 innings.
Washington hadn't had much luck at the plate until the bottom of the fifth inning when Jayson Werth belted a three run blast that scored Gio Gonzalez and Steve Lombardozzi and gave the Nats the lead. Rick Ankiel then hit a double to right field that scored Chad Tracy but Danny Espinosa was called out at home plate trying to score on Ankiel's double as well.
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