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Huffing and puffing
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Orioles 2, Nationals 1
Koji Uehara's sore left hamstring will be evaluated Sunday. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
Aubrey Huff played Mr. Clutch in the middle game of the set, ripping a decisive pinch-hit RBI triple in the seventh inning to help the O's claim the first Battle of the Beltways of 2009. Koji Uehara didn't allow a run through three frames, but that was as far as he went -- as the righty exited with a sore left hamstring.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (18-25)
Won 2
Baltimore 2, Washington 1   WSH
Washington (13-30)
Lost 2
May 23, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0   2 3 0
Washington
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0   1 7 1
Standings thru 5/23/09  |  Recap: BAL | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Nationals stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .291
Jones, Ad, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .362
Markakis, RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 .314
Mora, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .257
Wigginton, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .221
Reimold, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278
Zaun, C 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 .210
Izturis, C, SS 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .230
Uehara, P 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000
  Bass, P 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  a-Huff, PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .261
  Albers, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Johnson, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Sherrill, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 2 3 2 4 4 11  

a-Tripled for Bass in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Zaun (8, Tavarez, J).
3B: Huff (1, Villone).
TB: Zaun 2; Markakis; Huff 3.
RBI: Markakis (36), Huff (35).
2-out RBI: Markakis; Huff.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Mora 2; Roberts, B.
Team RISP: 1-for-5.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Roberts, B-Izturis, C-Wigginton 2).

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 .357
Johnson, N, 1B 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 .338
Zimmerman, 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 2 .348
Dunn, A, LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 2 .278
Kearns, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .212
Harris, 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 .263
Bard, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 .167
Maxwell, CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 1 .176
Detwiler, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000
  Tavarez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Villone, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Willingham, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222
  Bergmann, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hanrahan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 1 7 1 3 9 12  

a-Grounded out for Villone in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Johnson, N (7, Bass).
HR: Guzman, C (2, 5th inning off Bass, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Zimmerman; Guzman, C 4; Kearns; Dunn, A 2; Harris; Johnson, N 2.
RBI: Guzman, C (11).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Maxwell; Kearns 2; Dunn, A.
SAC: Harris.
GIDP: Bard, Kearns.
Team RISP: 1-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Zimmerman (6, fielding).
DP: (Harris-Johnson, N).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Uehara 3.0 3 0 0 2 3 0 4.09
Bass (W, 3-1) 3.0 3 1 1 0 2 1 4.45
Albers, M (H, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.17
Johnson, J (H, 7) 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.80
Sherrill (S, 9) 1.0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.89
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Detwiler 6.0 1 1 1 4 4 0 2.45
Tavarez, J (L, 1-4) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 6.00
Villone 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Bergmann 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.57
Hanrahan 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.20

Pitches-strikes: Uehara 56-34, Bass 33-22, Albers, M 9-5, Johnson, J 16-8, Sherrill 14-10, Detwiler 96-56, Tavarez, J 9-5, Villone 6-3, Bergmann 10-8, Hanrahan 7-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Uehara 4-1, Bass 6-0, Albers, M 1-1, Johnson, J 1-0, Sherrill 0-0, Detwiler 5-5, Tavarez, J 2-0, Villone 1-0, Bergmann 1-0, Hanrahan 2-0.
Batters faced: Uehara 14, Bass 11, Albers, M 3, Johnson, J 4, Sherrill 3, Detwiler 23, Tavarez, J 3, Villone 2, Bergmann 3, Hanrahan 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Villone 1-1.
Umpires: HP: Tim Welke. 1B: Jim Reynolds. 2B: Angel Hernandez. 3B: Bill Welke.
Weather: 82 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 4 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:31.
Att: 31,833.
Venue: Nationals Park.
May 23, 2009
May 23, 2009

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