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Sweep dreams dashed
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Nationals 8, Orioles 5
Brad Bergesen gave up four runs on eight hits in 5 2/3 innings. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
The Orioles had a sweep of the Battle of the Beltways within their grasp, thanks to Adam Jones' go-ahead homer in the top of the seventh. But the Nationals rallied in the bottom of the inning, and Adam Dunn's grand slam off Jamie Walker sent Baltimore to defeat.
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Series at a glance:
BAL
Baltimore (18-26)
Lost 1
Washington 8, Baltimore 5   WSH
Washington (13-30)
Won 1
May 24, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Baltimore
0 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 0   5 7 1
Washington
0 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 X   8 12 1
Standings thru 5/24/09  |  Recap: BAL | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Orioles stats  |  Nationals stats
Baltimore AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Roberts, B, 2B 4 2 1 0 1 0 3 .291
Jones, Ad, CF 4 2 1 2 0 1 2 .359
Markakis, RF 5 0 1 2 0 1 1 .310
Huff, 1B 4 0 2 1 1 0 1 .266
Wigginton, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .215
Reimold, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .256
  Walker, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hendrickson, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Moeller, C 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .208
Andino, SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .194
Bergesen, P 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 .333
  Ray, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Pie, LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .190
Totals 35 5 7 5 4 5 17  

BATTING
2B: Huff (12, Martis), Moeller (3, Martis).
3B: Markakis (1, Martis).
HR: Jones, Ad (10, 7th inning off Martis, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Jones, Ad 4; Moeller 2; Roberts, B; Markakis 3; Huff 3; Bergesen.
RBI: Markakis 2 (38), Huff (36), Jones, Ad 2 (32).
2-out RBI: Markakis 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Moeller 2; Huff; Bergesen; Roberts, B 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jones, Ad (4, 2nd base off Martis/Nieves).

FIELDING
E: Jones, Ad (4, throw).
DP: (Andino-Roberts, B-Huff).

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Harris, CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 .279
Guzman, C, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .349
Zimmerman, 3B 3 2 1 0 1 0 1 .348
Dunn, A, 1B 4 2 2 6 0 0 1 .284
  Beimel, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Hanrahan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Willingham, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 .223
Belliard, 2B-1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .172
Kearns, RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 .223
Nieves, C 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .283
Martis, P 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 .278
  Villone, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Hernandez, A, PH-2B 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 .284
Totals 34 8 12 8 1 4 11  

a-Singled for Villone in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Harris (4, Bergesen), Kearns (6, Bergesen), Nieves (2, Bergesen).
HR: Dunn, A 2 (14, 6th inning off Bergesen, 1 on, 0 out; 7th inning off Walker, 3 on, 1 out).
TB: Martis; Zimmerman; Nieves 3; Hernandez, A; Kearns 3; Dunn, A 8; Harris 3; Willingham.
RBI: Nieves (5), Martis (2), Dunn, A 6 (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dunn, A; Guzman, C.
SAC: Guzman, C.
GIDP: Kearns.
Team RISP: 3-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Guzman, C (6, throw).

 
Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bergesen 5.2 8 4 4 0 2 1 5.49
Ray (L, 0-1) 0.2 2 3 3 1 0 0 10.13
Walker (BS, 1) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 1 4.50
Hendrickson 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.56
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Martis 6.0 7 5 5 2 2 1 4.86
Villone (W, 2-0) 1.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.00
Beimel (H, 7) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.00
Hanrahan (S, 5) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.91

Martis pitched to 2 batters in the 7th.

IBB: Andino (by Martis), Zimmerman (by Ray).
HBP: Jones, Ad (by Martis), Harris (by Bergesen).
Pitches-strikes: Bergesen 89-57, Ray 14-7, Walker 10-7, Hendrickson 20-12, Martis 89-52, Villone 19-9, Beimel 9-7, Hanrahan 13-9.
Groundouts-flyouts: Bergesen 8-4, Ray 2-0, Walker 1-0, Hendrickson 1-0, Martis 6-6, Villone 0-1, Beimel 0-1, Hanrahan 1-0.
Batters faced: Bergesen 25, Ray 5, Walker 3, Hendrickson 4, Martis 29, Villone 5, Beimel 3, Hanrahan 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Ray 1-0, Walker 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Jim Reynolds. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: Bill Welke. 3B: Tim Welke.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 1 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:36.
Att: 30,880.
Venue: Nationals Park.
May 24, 2009
May 24, 2009

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