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Pirates 8, Nationals 5
Jeff Karstens tosssed six frames of four-run ball, earning a no-decision. (Evan Vucci/AP)
Jumping out to an early five-run lead with an offensive barrage led by Andy LaRoche's two-run tater, the Pirates regrouped in the 10th after squandering the advantage on the strength of Adam LaRoche's go-ahead two-run double.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (18-21)
Won 4
Pittsburgh 8, Washington 5   WSH
Washington (12-27)
Lost 6
May 19, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3   8 8 0
Washington
0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 0   5 8 0
Standings thru 5/19/09  |  Recap: PIT | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Nationals stats
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Morgan, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .303
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 2 1 1 1 2 0 .305
McLouth, CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 3 .289
LaRoche, 1B 4 2 1 2 1 0 1 .231
Moss, RF 5 0 2 3 0 1 1 .261
LaRoche, 3B 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 .262
  Gorzelanny, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Jaramillo, C 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .264
Wilson, Ja, SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .278
Karstens, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Monroe, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
  Meek, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Burnett, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Vazquez, R, 3B 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .203
Totals 37 8 8 8 4 5 11  

a-Flied out for Karstens in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Morgan (3, Martis), Moss (7, Martis), LaRoche (12, Beimel).
HR: LaRoche (2, 3rd inning off Martis, 1 on, 2 out).
TB: Sanchez, F; Moss 3; LaRoche 4; McLouth; Vazquez, R; LaRoche 2; Morgan 2.
RBI: Sanchez, F (13), Moss 3 (10), LaRoche 2 (18), LaRoche 2 (18).
2-out RBI: LaRoche 2; LaRoche 2; Moss.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson, Ja.
SAC: Morgan.
Team RISP: 5-for-10.
Team LOB: 4.

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

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 .373
Johnson, N, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .333
Zimmerman, 3B 3 1 1 0 2 0 2 .358
Dunn, A, RF 3 1 1 1 2 2 1 .287
Willingham, LF 4 0 0 0 1 0 4 .220
Harris, CF 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 .250
Hernandez, A, 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .286
Nieves, C 5 0 2 1 0 1 2 .289
Martis, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
  a-Belliard, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .196
  Villone, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Kearns, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .213
  Beimel, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Cintron, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077
Totals 34 5 8 4 7 5 16  

a-Struck out for Martis in the 6th. b-Flied out for Villone in the 8th. c-Flied out for Beimel in the 10th.

BATTING
3B: Hernandez, A (1, Karstens), Johnson, N (1, Burnett, S).
HR: Dunn, A (12, 4th inning off Karstens, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Zimmerman; Nieves 2; Hernandez, A 4; Dunn, A 4; Harris; Johnson, N 3.
RBI: Dunn, A (32), Harris (9), Hernandez, A (10), Nieves (4).
2-out RBI: Harris; Hernandez, A; Nieves.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hernandez, A; Zimmerman; Willingham; Kearns; Harris.
SAC: Martis; Hernandez, A.
GIDP: Willingham, Johnson, N.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Harris (2, 2nd base off Karstens/Jaramillo).

 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Karstens 6.0 7 4 4 2 2 1 5.21
Meek (H, 2) 1.0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3.07
Burnett, S (BS, 1) 1.2 1 1 1 2 1 0 3.15
Gorzelanny (W, 1-0) 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Martis 6.0 5 5 5 2 2 1 4.53
Villone 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Beimel (L, 0-3) 2.0 3 3 3 2 2 0 5.63

WP: Burnett, S, Martis 2.
IBB: Sanchez, F (by Beimel).
HBP: Johnson, N (by Karstens), Harris (by Burnett, S).
Pitches-strikes: Karstens 105-60, Meek 24-9, Burnett, S 35-16, Gorzelanny 16-10, Martis 85-55, Villone 24-15, Beimel 42-24.
Groundouts-flyouts: Karstens 10-4, Meek 1-1, Burnett, S 2-2, Gorzelanny 0-2, Martis 5-7, Villone 3-2, Beimel 1-2.
Batters faced: Karstens 27, Meek 5, Burnett, S 9, Gorzelanny 4, Martis 25, Villone 6, Beimel 11.
Inherited runners-scored: Gorzelanny 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Ed Rapuano. 2B: Chad Fairchild. 3B: Paul Nauert.
Weather: 67 degrees, clear.
Wind: 4 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:07.
Att: 18,579.
Venue: Nationals Park.
May 19, 2009
May 19, 2009

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