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Box > Washington 2, Oakland 1
What a homer: Johnson lifts Nats
Barry Zito's run of hard luck continued in D.C. as a six-inning, two-run effort was not enough for the win. Scott Hatteberg provided the lone Oakland run with an RBI double in the first.
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Nick Johnson (right) powered the deciding two-run home run in the sixth inning. (Nick Wass/AP)
Nick Johnson kept up his torrid homestand with a two-run homer in the sixth, leading the Nats to their fifth straight win. Johnson went 2-for-3, and is batting .560 during the homestand.
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OAK
Oakland (23-34)
Lost 1
Washington 2, Oakland 1   WSH
Washington (32-26)
Won 5
June 7, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   1 8 1
Washington
0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 X   2 5 0
Standings through 6/7/05  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Nationals Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kotsay, CF5000005.284
Kendall, C3110101.243
Chavez, 3B3010101.238
Hatteberg, 1B3011102.279
Duchscherer, P0000000.000
Crosby, SS3000103.333
Kielty, LF-RF4000011.275
Swisher, RF-1B4020010.246
Scutaro, 2B4010002.250
Zito, P2010010.200
a-Johnson, PH0000100.273
Calero, P0000000.000
Byrnes, LF1010000.252
Totals321815315 

a-Walked for Zito in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Hatteberg (8, Armas).
TB: Kendall; Chavez; Hatteberg 2; Swisher 2; Scutaro; Zito; Byrnes.
RBI: Hatteberg (23).
2-out RBI: Hatteberg.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Crosby; Hatteberg; Kotsay 2.
GIDP: Kielty; Crosby.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Kendall (3, 2nd base off Armas/Bennett).

FIELDING
E: Chavez (10, throw).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Wilkerson, CF4010020.280
Carroll, 2B3010010.242
Guillen, RF3100102.290
Johnson, 1B3122100.338
Castilla, 3B4010013.281
Byrd, LF2000001.309
Bennett, C2000101.258
Guzman, SS3000023.190
Armas, P2000020.000
Majewski, P0000000.000
a-Church, PH1000010.317
Carrasco, P0000000.000
Nitkowski, P0000000.000
Ayala, P0000000.000
Cordero, C, P0000000.000
Totals272523910 

a-Struck out for Majewski in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Johnson (15, Zito).
HR: Johnson (8, 6th inning off Zito, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Wilkerson; Carroll; Johnson 6; Castilla.
RBI: Johnson 2 (35).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Castilla; Guzman 2.
S: Carroll; Byrd.
Team LOB: 6.

FIELDING
DP: 3 (Guzman-Johnson, Carroll-Guzman-Johnson, Guzman-Carroll-Johnson).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Zito (L, 2-7)6.05223714.41
Calero 1.00000207.15
Duchscherer 1.00000001.00
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Armas (W, 2-3)6.04113204.91
Majewski (H, 9)1.01001002.05
Carrasco (H, 4)0.10000003.60
Nitkowski 0.01001008.10
Ayala (H, 9)0.20000002.60
Cordero, C (S, 16)1.02000101.24

Nitkowski pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Zito 117-78, Calero 13-9, Duchscherer 8-4, Armas 110-67, Majewski 20-11, Carrasco 3-2, Nitkowski 8-4, Ayala 2-2, Cordero, C 16-11.
Ground outs-fly outs: Zito 7-4, Calero 0-1, Duchscherer 2-1, Armas 5-11, Majewski 3-0, Carrasco 1-0, Nitkowski 0-0, Ayala 2-0, Cordero, C 1-1.
Batters faced: Zito 26, Calero 3, Duchscherer 3, Armas 23, Majewski 5, Carrasco 1, Nitkowski 2, Ayala 1, Cordero, C 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Ayala 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Jerry Meals. 2B: Mike Winters. 3B: Bruce Froemming.
Weather: 88 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 7 mph, L to R.
T: 2:54.
Att: 26,879.

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