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Zimmerman comes through
Nationals 3, Yankees 2
Ryan Zimmerman is carried off the field following Sunday's heroics. (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP)
Ryan Zimmerman took it upon himself to ensure the Nationals would not lose the rubber game of their three-game series against the Yankees on Sunday. The rookie third baseman launched a walk-off two-run homer off New York starter Chien-Ming Wang in the bottom of the ninth for a dramatic victory.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: June 18, 2006
NYY
NY Yankees (38-29)
Lost 2
Washington 3, NY Yankees 2   WSH
Washington (32-39)
Won 2
June 18, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0   2 5 0
Washington
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2   3 6 1
Standings thru 6/18/06  |  Gameday  |  Yankees Stats  |  Nationals Stats
NY YankeesABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Damon, CF5000011.291
Cabrera, LF3100101.254
Jeter, SS4120011.340
Giambi, 1B4000023.264
Phillips, 1B0000000.264
Rodriguez, 3B2021200.283
Posada, C1001211.297
Cano, 2B4000006.327
Williams, RF4010001.278
Crosby, RF0000000.275
Wang, P4000031.000
Totals312525815 

BATTING
2B: Jeter (16, O'Connor), Rodriguez (9, Majewski).
TB: Jeter 3; Rodriguez 3; Williams.
RBI: Posada (37), Rodriguez (50).
2-out RBI: Rodriguez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Giambi; Cano 2; Cabrera.
SF: Posada.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jeter (14, 3rd base off O'Connor/Fick).

FIELDING
DP: (Cano-Jeter-Giambi).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF3010100.289
Vidro, 2B4000003.298
Guillen, RF4010000.227
Ward, 1B3000001.288
Majewski, P0000000.000
a-Anderson, PH1110000.247
Zimmerman, 3B4222000.286
Fick, C-1B3000001.250
Harris, SS2011100.250
Byrd, CF2000001.228
O'Connor, P2000021.048
Schneider, C1000001.231
Totals29363228 

a-Singled for Majewski in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Zimmerman (10, 9th inning off Wang, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Soriano; Guillen; Anderson; Zimmerman 5; Harris.
RBI: Harris (2), Zimmerman 2 (46).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Vidro.
S: Byrd.
GIDP: Vidro.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Zimmerman (5, 2nd base off Wang/Posada).

FIELDING
E: O'Connor (1, pickoff).

 
NY YankeesIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Wang (L, 7-3)8.16332214.07
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
O'Connor 7.04113503.43
Majewski (W, 3-2)2.01112304.01

WP: O'Connor, Majewski.
Pitches-strikes: Wang 107-71, O'Connor 93-61, Majewski 38-23.
Ground outs-fly outs: Wang 17-6, O'Connor 6-10, Majewski 2-1.
Batters faced: Wang 32, O'Connor 28, Majewski 9.
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Dan Iassogna. 2B: Bob Davidson. 3B: Dale Scott.
Weather: 89 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 12 mph, R to L.
T: 2:36.
Att: 45,157.

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