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Nats fall just short
Orioles 3, Nationals 2
Ryan Zimmerman throws out Melvin Mora on a grounder to third base. (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP)
The Nationals got a fine pitching performance by starter Mike Bacsik on Saturday, but it wasn't enough in the team's second straight home loss to the Orioles. Bacsik fired six shutout innings, but Washington was held to just six hits by five Baltimore pitchers.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 19, 2007
BAL
Baltimore (20-23)
Won 2
Baltimore 3, Washington 2   WSH
Washington (15-28)
Lost 2
May 19, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2   3 9 1
Washington
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1   2 6 1
Standings thru 5/19/07  |  Gameday  |  Orioles Stats  |  Nationals Stats
BaltimoreABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Roberts, 2B4110100.293
Markakis, RF5030001.260
Tejada, SS5010005.308
Hernandez, C3000201.268
  1-Bynum, PR-LF0100000.176
Millar, 1B3000000.264
  a-Huff, PH-1B1001001.255
Mora, 3B5120002.252
Payton, LF5022000.258
  Ray, P0000000.000
Patterson, CF4000113.221
Guthrie, P3000022.000
  Walker, P0000000.000
  b-Gibbons, PH1000010.226
  Bradford, P0000000.000
  Parrish, P0000000.000
  c-Bako, PH-C0000100.250
Totals393935415 

a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Millar in the 8th. b-Struck out for Walker in the 9th. c-Walked for Parrish in the 11th.
1-Ran for Hernandez in the 11th.

BATTING
2B: Payton 2 (5, Bacsik, Abreu).
TB: Roberts; Markakis 3; Tejada; Mora 2; Payton 4.
RBI: Huff (19), Payton 2 (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guthrie; Patterson; Mora.
SF: Huff.
GIDP: Tejada 2.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Markakis (2, 2nd base off Rauch/Schneider), Bynum (1, 2nd base off Abreu/Schneider), Roberts (14, 3rd base off Rauch/Schneider).

FIELDING
E: Roberts (2, fielding).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, 2B5000010.237
Guzman, SS5010012.298
Zimmerman, 3B5000021.240
Church, LF3110020.264
  Fick, 1B-LF1000010.184
Kearns, RF4100113.248
Young, 1B3020010.256
  1-Langerhans, PR-LF0000000.125
  b-Batista, PH-1B2011012.182
Schneider, C5000004.222
Logan, CF4011010.250
Bacsik, P2000012.000
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  a-Belliard, PH1000000.261
  Cordero, P0000000.000
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  c-Flores, PH0000100.312
  Abreu, P0000000.000
  King, P0000000.000
Totals4026221214 

a-Flied out for Rauch in the 8th. b-Struck out for Langerhans in the 9th. c-Walked for Rivera in the 10th.
1-Ran for Young in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Logan (1, Guthrie).
TB: Guzman; Church; Young 2; Batista; Logan 2.
RBI: Logan (1), Batista (3).
2-out RBI: Logan; Batista.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bacsik 2; Batista; Guzman.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
E: Young (5, fielding).
DP: 2 (Guzman-Young, Guzman-Lopez-Batista).

 
BaltimoreIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Guthrie 7.041101002.95
Walker 1.00000003.94
Bradford 0.21000002.60
Parrish (W, 2-0)1.10001104.26
Ray (S, 10)1.01111104.35
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bacsik 6.05001100.00
Rauch (BS, 1)2.01112103.70
Cordero 1.00000103.93
Rivera 1.01000002.57
Abreu (L, 0-1)0.22221105.06
King 0.10001007.45

WP: King.
IBB: Patterson (by Bacsik), Hernandez (by Rauch).
HBP: Fick (by Bradford).
Pitches-strikes: Guthrie 112-74, Walker 7-5, Bradford 10-7, Parrish 27-12, Ray 22-13, Bacsik 94-63, Rauch 29-18, Cordero 16-10, Rivera 7-4, Abreu 27-15, King 7-2.
Ground outs-fly outs: Guthrie 6-5, Walker 2-1, Bradford 1-1, Parrish 1-2, Ray 1-1, Bacsik 10-7, Rauch 0-5, Cordero 1-1, Rivera 2-1, Abreu 0-1, King 0-0.
Batters faced: Guthrie 25, Walker 3, Bradford 4, Parrish 6, Ray 5, Bacsik 24, Rauch 9, Cordero 3, Rivera 3, Abreu 5, King 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Parrish 2-0, King 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Carlson. 1B: Larry Young. 2B: Mike Estabrook. 3B: Ted Barrett.
Weather: 73 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 16 mph, Out to RF.
T: 3:31.
Att: 30,661.

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