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Nationals tripped up
Orioles 3, Nationals 2
Michael O'Connor winds up to throw a pitch in the second inning Saturday. (Chris Gardner/AP)
Michael O'Connor was in control, allowing two runs on six hits in six innings Saturday night, but it wasn't enough, as the Nationals couldn't get past the Orioles following two rain delays at Camden Yards.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: June 24, 2006
FLA
NYY
PPD
WSH
Washington (32-44)
Lost 5
Baltimore 3, Washington 2   BAL
Baltimore (35-41)
Won 2
June 24, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 5 1
Baltimore
0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   3 10 0
Standings thru 6/24/06  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Orioles Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Soriano, LF4100112.278
Vidro, 2B4120101.304
Clayton, SS3011101.263
Johnson, 1B2000224.310
Zimmerman, 3B3011103.271
Guillen, RF4000013.210
LeCroy, DH2000120.226
  a-Ward, PH-DH1000000.298
Schneider, C2010200.234
Byrd, CF3000011.227
  b-Anderson, PH0000000.235
  Jackson, CF0000000.231
Totals282529715 

a-Grounded out for LeCroy in the 8th. b-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Byrd in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Vidro (10, Loewen), Zimmerman (21, Loewen).
TB: Vidro 3; Clayton; Zimmerman 2; Schneider.
RBI: Clayton (18), Zimmerman (47).
2-out RBI: Zimmerman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zimmerman 2; Guillen 2; Johnson.
S: Anderson.
GIDP: Guillen.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Schneider (1, 2nd base by Loewen/Hernandez).

FIELDING
E: Johnson (5, fielding).
DP: 2 (Zimmerman-Vidro-Johnson, Zimmerman-Johnson).

 
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B3011101.310
Mora, 3B4010103.289
Tejada, SS5000007.312
Hernandez, C4122100.285
Lopez, J, DH4030000.282
  1-Rogers, PR-DH0000000.250
Millar, 1B3000002.236
  a-Fahey, PH-LF1000002.261
Patterson, CF3000100.286
Conine, LF-1B3120103.233
Matos, RF3110112.208
Totals3331036120 

a-Grounded into a forceout for Millar in the 8th.
1-Ran for Lopez, J in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Matos (7, O'Connor).
HR: Hernandez (13, 2nd inning off O'Connor, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Roberts; Mora; Hernandez 5; Lopez, J 3; Conine 2; Matos 2.
RBI: Hernandez 2 (53), Roberts (27).
2-out RBI: Hernandez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Tejada 4.
S: Roberts.
GIDP: Millar; Conine.
Team LOB: 11.

BASERUNNING
SB: Roberts (18, 2nd base off O'Connor/Schneider).

FIELDING
DP: (Tejada-Roberts-Millar).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
O'Connor 6.06221013.39
Rauch 1.02001103.02
Majewski 1.01002003.61
Cordero (L, 2-3)0.21112003.34
 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Loewen 5.04226507.12
Britton 1.20002102.81
Birkins 0.10000101.23
Williams (W, 2-3)2.01001004.34

WP: Loewen.
IBB: Mora (by Cordero).
Pitches-strikes: O'Connor 80-50, Rauch 25-15, Majewski 22-10, Cordero 20-9, Loewen 104-59, Britton 31-18, Birkins 5-3, Williams 25-15.
Ground outs-fly outs: O'Connor 8-10, Rauch 2-0, Majewski 3-0, Cordero 1-1, Loewen 7-1, Britton 0-4, Birkins 0-0, Williams 6-0.
Batters faced: O'Connor 24, Rauch 6, Majewski 5, Cordero 5, Loewen 23, Britton 7, Birkins 1, Williams 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Birkins 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Andy Fletcher. 1B: Mike Reilly. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Jerry Meals.
Weather: 89 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:57 (2:44 delay).
Att: 36,290.

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