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Capitol offense
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Orioles 4, Nationals 2
Jordan Zimmermann delivers a pitch to the Orioles on Friday night. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)
Though Ryan Zimmerman was on his game as usual, crushing a two-run homer, the rest of the Nationals' lineup stumbled with a chance to take their Interleague series opener in extras. In 12 innings, Washington managed just four hits.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (17-25)
Won 1
Baltimore 4, Washington 2   WSH
Washington (12-29)
Lost 1
May 22, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2   4 11 0
Washington
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   2 4 0
Standings thru 5/22/09  |  Recap: BAL | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Nationals stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 6 2 3 0 0 0 1 .297
Jones, Ad, CF 5 0 3 3 1 1 1 .372
Markakis, RF 6 0 0 0 0 1 5 .315
Huff, 1B 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256
Mora, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .265
  1-Montanez, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204
  Zaun, C 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206
Reimold, LF 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 .313
Moeller, C 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 .205
  a-Wigginton, PH-3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .228
Izturis, C, SS 4 0 0 0 1 1 1 .235
Hill, R, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
  Albers, M, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  Johnson, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Pie, PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .193
  Baez, P 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.000
  Sherrill, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 44 4 11 4 3 8 13  

a-Grounded into a double play for Moeller in the 9th. b-Hit a sacrifice bunt for Johnson, J in the 10th.
1-Ran for Mora in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Roberts, B 2 (13, Zimmermann, Wells, K), Jones, Ad (13, Wells, K).
HR: Reimold (2, 2nd inning off Zimmermann, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Reimold 5; Baez; Jones, Ad 4; Moeller; Roberts, B 5; Mora.
RBI: Reimold (4), Jones, Ad 3 (30).
2-out RBI: Reimold; Jones, Ad 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Markakis 2.
SAC: Pie.
GIDP: Izturis, C, Wigginton.
Team RISP: 2-for-5.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Izturis, C-Roberts, B-Huff 2).
Pickoffs: Hill, R (Willingham at 1st base).

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 .360
Johnson, N, 1B 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 .336
Zimmerman, 3B 5 1 1 2 0 0 1 .348
Dunn, A, RF 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 .272
Willingham, LF 3 0 1 0 2 1 2 .225
Belliard, 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 1 .183
Bard, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .188
Maxwell, CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .231
Zimmermann, P 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000
  Villone, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Harris, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .259
  Bergmann, 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 0 1 .211
  Wells, K, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 37 2 4 2 5 10 7  

a-Struck out for Villone in the 8th. b-Grounded into a double play for Beimel in the 10th.

BATTING
HR: Zimmerman (11, 4th inning off Hill, R, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Zimmerman 4; Belliard; Willingham; Johnson, N.
RBI: Zimmerman 2 (34).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Willingham.
GIDP: Bard, Kearns.
Team RISP: 0-for-2.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
CS: Willingham (1, 2nd base by Hill, R/Moeller).
PO: Willingham (1st base by Hill, R).

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Belliard-Guzman, C-Johnson, N, Bergmann-Belliard-Johnson, N).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Hill, R 5.2 3 2 2 4 6 1 3.18
Albers, M 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.75
Johnson, J 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.98
Baez (W, 3-1) 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.42
Sherrill (S, 8) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.06
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zimmermann 7.0 6 2 2 1 7 1 5.71
Villone 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Bergmann 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.00
Beimel 1.0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.29
Wells, K (L, 0-2) 2.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 6.30

Bergmann pitched to 1 batter in the 10th.

IBB: Jones, Ad (by Beimel).
Pitches-strikes: Hill, R 98-53, Albers, M 14-11, Johnson, J 34-22, Baez 18-11, Sherrill 13-7, Zimmermann 97-65, Villone 12-7, Bergmann 12-8, Beimel 12-5, Wells, K 28-20.
Groundouts-flyouts: Hill, R 6-2, Albers, M 2-1, Johnson, J 4-0, Baez 4-1, Sherrill 0-1, Zimmermann 5-5, Villone 2-1, Bergmann 1-0, Beimel 2-0, Wells, K 2-3.
Batters faced: Hill, R 22, Albers, M 4, Johnson, J 7, Baez 6, Sherrill 3, Zimmermann 27, Villone 4, Bergmann 4, Beimel 4, Wells, K 9.
Inherited runners-scored: Albers, M 2-0, Beimel 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Bill Welke. 1B: Tim Welke. 2B: Jim Reynolds. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 83 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:06.
Att: 22,556.
Venue: Nationals Park.
May 22, 2009
May 22, 2009

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