Adam Dunn follows through on his fourth-inning blast. (Evan Vucci/AP)
By Bill Ladson / MLB.com
Unwilling to stand pat after facing a sizable deficit in the early frames, the Nationals pushed the Pirates to extra innings behind rookie Shairon Martis, who recovered from a rocky start, and a resilient offense, led by Adam Dunn's 12th homer.
BATTING 2B: Morgan (3, Martis), Moss (7, Martis), LaRoche, Ad (12, Beimel). HR: LaRoche, An (2,
3rd inning off Martis, 1 on, 2 out). TB: Morgan 2; Sanchez, F; McLouth; LaRoche, Ad 2; Moss 3; LaRoche, An 4; Vazquez. RBI:
Sanchez, F (13), Moss 3 (10), LaRoche, An 2 (18), LaRoche, Ad 2 (18). 2-out RBI: LaRoche, An 2; LaRoche, Ad 2;
Moss. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilson, Ja. SAC: Morgan. Team RISP: 5-for-10. Team
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