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Nationals fall to Bucs
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Pirates 2, Nationals 1
Nick Johnson reaches to tag Pittsburgh's Nate McLouth in the third inning. (Evan Vucci/AP)
Joel Hanrahan's bases-loaded wild pitch in the ninth inning sunk the Nationals. John Lannan allowed one run in seven innings. Nick Johnson had an RBI single. Cristian Guzman had two hits and a run.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (19-21)
Won 5
Pittsburgh 2, Washington 1   WSH
Washington (11-28)
Lost 7
May 20, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1   2 11 1
Washington
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 6 2
Standings thru 5/20/09  |  Recap: PIT | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Pirates stats  |  Nationals stats
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Morgan, LF 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 .301
Sanchez, F, 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 .310
McLouth, CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .290
Monroe, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .240
  b-Moss, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .259
LaRoche, 1B 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .224
Diaz, R, C 5 0 1 0 0 1 3 .306
LaRoche, 3B 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 .278
Wilson, Ja, SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .277
Maholm, P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .111
  Chavez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Burnett, S, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Grabow, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Young, D, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .368
  Capps, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 37 2 11 1 3 6 26  

a-Singled for Grabow in the 9th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Monroe in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Morgan (4, Lannan), Wilson, Ja (7, Lannan).
TB: Sanchez, F 2; Young, D; Wilson, Ja 2; LaRoche 3; McLouth; Diaz, R; Morgan 2; Monroe.
RBI: Wilson, Ja (14).
2-out RBI: Wilson, Ja.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: LaRoche 2; Maholm 3; Monroe; Diaz, R 2.
SAC: Sanchez, F.
Team RISP: 1-for-12.
Team LOB: 13.

FIELDING
E: LaRoche (5, fielding).
PB: Diaz, R (3).
DP: 2 (Wilson, Ja-Sanchez, F-LaRoche 2).

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 .377
Johnson, N, 1B 3 0 1 1 1 1 2 .333
Zimmerman, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .355
Dunn, A, LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .281
Kearns, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .215
Belliard, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .185
Maxwell, CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .300
  b-Harris, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .265
Nieves, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .265
Lannan, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .125
  a-Hernandez, A, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .283
  Villone, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hanrahan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Willingham, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217
Totals 32 1 6 1 4 8 20  

a-Struck out for Lannan in the 7th. b-Singled for Maxwell in the 9th. c-Flied out for Hanrahan in the 9th.

BATTING
3B: Guzman, C (2, Maholm).
TB: Harris; Zimmerman; Guzman, C 4; Johnson, N; Kearns.
RBI: Johnson, N (25).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Lannan 2; Kearns; Dunn, A; Zimmerman.
GIDP: Kearns, Nieves.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Johnson, N (1, 2nd base off Maholm/Diaz, R).

FIELDING
E: Zimmerman (5, fielding), Dunn, A (5, throw).
Outfield assists: Maxwell (LaRoche at 2nd base).
DP: (Maxwell-Guzman, C-Belliard).

 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Maholm 6.0 4 1 1 3 7 0 3.30
Chavez, J 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.08
Burnett, S 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.15
Grabow (W, 2-0) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.21
Capps (S, 8) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.07
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lannan 7.0 7 1 1 2 5 0 3.63
Villone 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Hanrahan (L, 1-2) 1.0 3 1 1 1 0 0 6.87

Burnett, S pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Hanrahan.
HBP: McLouth (by Lannan).
Pitches-strikes: Maholm 114-74, Chavez, J 14-9, Burnett, S 6-2, Grabow 8-5, Capps 11-9, Lannan 104-72, Villone 14-10, Hanrahan 35-23.
Groundouts-flyouts: Maholm 4-3, Chavez, J 0-0, Burnett, S 0-0, Grabow 1-0, Capps 1-1, Lannan 9-5, Villone 1-1, Hanrahan 2-1.
Batters faced: Maholm 26, Chavez, J 4, Burnett, S 1, Grabow 2, Capps 3, Lannan 31, Villone 4, Hanrahan 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Grabow 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Ed Rapuano. 1B: Chad Fairchild. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Joe West.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:51.
Att: 17,854.
Venue: Nationals Park.
May 20, 2009
May 20, 2009

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