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Bucs alive and kicking
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Pirates 12, Nationals 7
Craig Monroe is congratulated after hitting a three-run homer in the third. (Evan Vucci/AP)
One day after scoring an even 10 runs in one inning, the offense came out in force again. The Bucs scored five times in the sixth inning, led by Jack Wilson, who fell a home run short of the cycle with two doubles, a single and a triple that led off the eighth inning.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (17-21)
Won 3
Pittsburgh 12, Washington 7   WSH
Washington (11-26)
Lost 5
May 18, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 3 0 0 5 0 1 3   12 12 0
Washington
0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 1   7 11 4
Standings thru 5/18/09  |  Recap: PIT | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Nationals stats
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Young, D, RF 6 1 2 2 0 3 2 .351
Sanchez, F, 2B 5 1 1 0 0 2 2 .307
McLouth, CF 4 1 1 1 0 1 2 .293
Monroe, LF 5 1 1 3 0 1 2 .244
LaRoche, 1B 3 2 0 0 2 1 2 .230
Diaz, R, C 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .318
LaRoche, 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 1 .261
Wilson, Ja, SS 4 3 4 2 1 0 0 .293
Ohlendorf, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .059
  a-Moss, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .255
  Chavez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Gorzelanny, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Hinske, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254
  Grabow, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Vazquez, R, PH 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 .190
  Capps, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 39 12 12 12 4 10 15  

a-Doubled for Ohlendorf in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Gorzelanny in the 8th. c-Doubled for Grabow in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Wilson, Ja 2 (6, Detwiler, Mock), Moss (6, Colome), McLouth (6, Colome), Vazquez, R (1, Hanrahan).
3B: Wilson, Ja (1, Wells, K).
HR: Monroe (3, 3rd inning off Detwiler, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Sanchez, F; Moss 2; Young, D 2; Wilson, Ja 8; LaRoche; McLouth 2; Vazquez, R 2; Monroe 4.
RBI: Monroe 3 (14), Wilson, Ja 2 (13), Moss (7), Young, D 2 (7), McLouth (29), LaRoche (16), Vazquez, R 2 (6).
2-out RBI: McLouth; LaRoche; Vazquez, R 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: LaRoche; Young, D 2; Monroe.
SAC: LaRoche.
Team RISP: 7-for-14.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
CS: Sanchez, F (1, 2nd base by Detwiler/Bard), Diaz, R (1, 2nd base by Wells, K/Bard).
PO: Sanchez, F (1st base by Detwiler).

FIELDING
PB: Diaz, R (2).
DP: (Wilson, Ja-Sanchez, F-LaRoche).

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 4 1 2 0 1 0 2 .385
Johnson, N, 1B 2 2 1 3 3 0 0 .336
Zimmerman, 3B 5 1 2 1 0 0 3 .358
Dunn, A, RF 3 0 0 1 1 1 2 .286
Willingham, LF 5 0 2 0 0 1 2 .231
Harris, CF 5 2 1 0 0 0 2 .244
Hernandez, A, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .277
  Wells, K, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Beimel, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Kearns, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .216
  Hanrahan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Bard, C 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 .200
Detwiler, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Cintron, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .080
  Mock, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Colome, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Belliard, 2B 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .200
Totals 35 7 11 7 6 4 15  

a-Flied out for Detwiler in the 5th. b-Struck out for Beimel in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Guzman, C (9, Ohlendorf), Harris (2, Ohlendorf), Bard 2 (2, Ohlendorf, Grabow), Zimmerman (14, Chavez, J), Willingham (5, Capps).
HR: Johnson, N (4, 5th inning off Ohlendorf, 2 on, 2 out), Zimmerman (10, 5th inning off Ohlendorf, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Zimmerman 6; Guzman, C 3; Hernandez, A; Harris 2; Willingham 3; Johnson, N 4; Bard 4.
RBI: Bard 2 (2), Johnson, N 3 (24), Zimmerman (31), Dunn, A (31).
2-out RBI: Johnson, N 3; Zimmerman; Bard.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Willingham; Dunn, A 2; Guzman, C; Harris.
SF: Dunn, A.
GIDP: Zimmerman.
Team RISP: 2-for-10.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Guzman, C (2, 2nd base by Ohlendorf/Diaz, R).

FIELDING
E: Guzman, C 2 (5, fielding, fielding), Johnson, N (5, missed catch), Hernandez, A (4, throw).
Pickoffs: Detwiler (Sanchez, F at 1st base).

 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Ohlendorf (W, 5-3) 5.0 6 5 5 3 1 2 4.31
Chavez, J (H, 3) 1.2 2 0 0 1 1 0 2.20
Gorzelanny (H, 1) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Grabow 1.0 2 1 1 1 1 0 5.50
Capps 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 7.62
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Detwiler 5.0 4 3 2 0 6 1 3.60
Mock (BS, 2)(L, 0-2) 0.1 1 3 3 1 0 0 6.92
Colome 0.2 3 2 2 0 0 0 22.50
Wells, K 1.2 2 1 1 1 2 0 6.00
Beimel 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.50
Hanrahan 1.0 2 3 3 2 2 0 6.75

WP: Mock, Hanrahan.
HBP: McLouth (by Detwiler), Diaz, R (by Mock).
Pitches-strikes: Ohlendorf 91-51, Chavez, J 26-14, Gorzelanny 5-3, Grabow 33-16, Capps 23-13, Detwiler 84-61, Mock 15-7, Colome 20-12, Wells, K 31-16, Beimel 3-3, Hanrahan 32-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Ohlendorf 5-6, Chavez, J 3-1, Gorzelanny 0-0, Grabow 2-0, Capps 0-2, Detwiler 4-2, Mock 1-0, Colome 0-2, Wells, K 1-1, Beimel 1-0, Hanrahan 1-0.
Batters faced: Ohlendorf 22, Chavez, J 8, Gorzelanny 1, Grabow 6, Capps 5, Detwiler 22, Mock 4, Colome 5, Wells, K 7, Beimel 1, Hanrahan 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Gorzelanny 2-0, Colome 1-1, Beimel 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Nauert. 1B: Joe West. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Chad Fairchild.
Weather: 62 degrees, clear.
Wind: 10 mph, L to R.
T: 3:30.
Att: 14,549.
Venue: Nationals Park.
May 18, 2009
May 18, 2009

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