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Box > Washington 9, Toronto 2
Nationals rebound against Jays
Tomo Ohka scattered five hits over eight innings, and Tony Blanco hit a three-run bomb to center field.
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Blue Jays shortstop Russ Adams misses the tag on Ryan Church during the second inning. (Nathan Denette/AP)
Shea Hillenbrand hit a two-run blast, his fifth home run of the year, but it wasn't enough to win, as Josh Towers was tagged for five runs by a suddenly resurgent Nationals offense.
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Washington (24-20)
Won 1
Washington 9, Toronto 2   TOR
Toronto (23-21)
Lost 1
May 22, 2005
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Washington
0 0 0 0 5 0 3 0 1   9 13 1
Toronto
0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0   2 7 1
Standings through 5/22/05  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Blue Jays Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Byrd, CF4011001.355
Carroll, 2B3200201.282
Guillen, DH5023001.290
Johnson, 1B3100201.310
Castilla, 3B1000010.290
Blanco, 3B-LF4213002.261
Church, RF5140002.304
Hammonds, LF2110001.219
Baerga, 3B3011001.219
Bennett, C5121013.286
Guzman, SS5110004.197
Totals4091394217 

BATTING
2B: Church (4, Towers), Guillen 2 (10, Towers, Frasor).
HR: Blanco (1, 7th inning off Chulk, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Byrd; Guillen 4; Blanco 4; Church 5; Hammonds; Baerga; Bennett 2; Guzman.
RBI: Bennett (7), Byrd (5), Guillen 3 (25), Blanco 3 (5), Baerga (3).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hammonds; Church 2; Guzman; Johnson.
SF: Byrd.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
E: Carroll (1, throw).

 
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hudson, 2B3000002.272
Menechino, 2B1010000.227
Johnson, LF4000002.294
Rios, RF3100101.303
Hillenbrand, DH4112001.343
Wells, CF3000010.226
a-Dominique, PH1000000.000
Hinske, 1B4020000.283
Hill, 3B4020001.500
Adams, SS4010003.231
Huckaby, C4000015.150
Totals352721215 

a-Flied out for Wells in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Menechino (3, Ohka).
HR: Hillenbrand (5, 4th inning off Ohka, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Menechino 2; Hillenbrand 4; Hinske 2; Hill 2; Adams.
RBI: Hillenbrand 2 (23).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hudson; Hillenbrand; Huckaby 2.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Adams (6, throw).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ohka (W, 3-3)8.05221213.71
Majewski 1.02000001.53
 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Towers (L, 5-2)4.17551103.76
Downs 1.11001002.08
Chulk 1.13332114.15
Frasor 1.01000003.44
Batista 1.01100001.89

IBB: Johnson (by Chulk).
Pitches-strikes: Ohka 102-65, Majewski 15-9, Towers 70-45, Downs 22-10, Chulk 30-16, Frasor 14-7, Batista 17-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Ohka 8-14, Majewski 1-2, Towers 5-7, Downs 3-1, Chulk 2-1, Frasor 0-3, Batista 2-1.
Batters faced: Ohka 31, Majewski 5, Towers 21, Downs 6, Chulk 9, Frasor 4, Batista 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Downs 1-0, Chulk 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Poncino. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Paul Nauert. 3B: Gary Darling.
Weather: 54 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:35.
Att: 28,408.

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