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Late rally lifts Nats
Nationals 11, Yankees 9
Jose Guillen stands on third after knocking in the go-ahead run. (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP)
The Nationals wiped out a seven-run deficit on Saturday, coming from behind to shock the Yankees. Alfonso Soriano used his speed to tie the game on Mariano Rivera, and Jose Guillen used his bat to put D.C. up for good, roping an RBI triple for the deciding run. The bullpen shut New York down over the final four innings and Chad Cordero got the save.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: June 17, 2006
NYY
NY Yankees (38-28)
Lost 1
Washington 11, NY Yankees 9   WSH
Washington (31-39)
Won 1
June 17, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
1 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0   9 15 1
Washington
0 0 1 1 4 0 2 3 X   11 13 1
Standings thru 6/17/06  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Nationals Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF6245002.297
Williams, RF5000014.279
  Phillips, 1B0000000.264
Jeter, SS5131000.337
Giambi, 1B3000112.269
  1-Crosby, PR-RF0000000.275
Rodriguez, 3B5122003.278
Posada, C5221014.298
Cano, 2B4130110.332
Cabrera, LF5100017.260
Chacon, P2100112.000
  Smith, P0000000.000
  Beam, P1000011.000
  Myers, P0000000.000
  Proctor, P0000000.000
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  a-Cairo, PH1010000.236
Totals4291593725 

a-Singled for Rivera in the 9th.
1-Ran for Giambi in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Damon 2 (18, Ortiz, Ortiz), Cano (15, Ortiz), Jeter (15, Rauch).
HR: Rodriguez (15, 5th inning off Ortiz, 1 on, 1 out), Posada (9, 5th inning off Ortiz, 0 on, 1 out), Damon (10, 5th inning off Rivera, 3 on, 1 out).
TB: Damon 9; Jeter 4; Rodriguez 5; Posada 5; Cano 4; Cairo.
RBI: Jeter (44), Damon 5 (37), Rodriguez 2 (49), Posada (36).
2-out RBI: Damon.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Williams 2; Cabrera 2; Damon; Posada.
GIDP: Williams.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Posada (4, throw).
DP: 2 (Smith-Jeter-Cano-Giambi, Cano-Jeter-Phillips).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF3210211.289
Vidro, 2B5121002.303
Johnson, 1B1000000.312
  a-Ward, PH-1B2322200.306
Guillen, RF5221014.226
Zimmerman, 3B5122001.283
Schneider, C4122102.233
Harris, SS3000003.233
  c-Fick, PH1011000.280
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  Cordero, P0000000.000
Byrd, CF2111100.231
Ortiz, P1000011.107
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  b-Anderson, PH1000010.239
  Stanton, P0000000.000
  d-Jackson, PH-SS1000012.214
Totals341113106516 

a-Walked for Johnson in the 3rd. b-Struck out for Rivera in the 6th. c-Singled for Harris in the 7th. d-Struck out for Stanton in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Schneider (8, Chacon), Zimmerman (20, Chacon), Guillen (11, Beam).
3B: Guillen (1, Rivera).
HR: Ward (5, 7th inning off Beam, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Soriano; Vidro 2; Ward 5; Guillen 5; Zimmerman 3; Schneider 3; Fick; Byrd.
RBI: Vidro (28), Byrd (14), Ward 2 (11), Zimmerman 2 (44), Schneider 2 (26), Fick (3), Guillen (25).
2-out RBI: Vidro; Byrd; Fick.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen; Jackson.
S: Ortiz.
GIDP: Harris; Schneider.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Soriano 2 (17, 2nd base off Rivera/Posada, 3rd base off Rivera/Posada).

FIELDING
E: Byrd (2, fielding).
PB: Schneider (4).
DP: (Vidro-Harris-Ward).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chacon 4.16663305.89
Smith 0.21000000.00
Beam (H, 1)1.132201113.50
Myers (H, 9)0.10000000.69
Proctor (H, 9)0.21112103.74
Rivera (BS, 2)(L, 4-4)0.22221002.29
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ortiz 4.111761225.27
Rivera 1.21221212.79
Stanton 1.01000104.85
Rauch (W, 2-1)1.01001103.00
Cordero (S, 13)1.01000103.18

IBB: Giambi (by Rauch).
HBP: Byrd (by Chacon), Giambi (by Ortiz).
Pitches-strikes: Chacon 100-55, Smith 5-4, Beam 33-22, Myers 4-2, Proctor 20-11, Rivera 15-9, Ortiz 87-54, Rivera 32-19, Stanton 17-11, Rauch 20-12, Cordero 18-13.
Ground outs-fly outs: Chacon 4-6, Smith 2-0, Beam 0-3, Myers 0-1, Proctor 0-1, Rivera 2-0, Ortiz 4-7, Rivera 2-1, Stanton 1-1, Rauch 0-2, Cordero 2-0.
Batters faced: Chacon 23, Smith 2, Beam 7, Myers 1, Proctor 5, Rivera 4, Ortiz 26, Rivera 7, Stanton 4, Rauch 5, Cordero 4.
Inherited runners-scored: Smith 2-2, Myers 1-0, Proctor 1-1, Rivera 1-1, Rivera 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Bob Davidson.
Weather: 86 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:51.
Att: 45,085.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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