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Box > Washington 3, Toronto 0
Loaiza shows Jays the NL way
Right-hander Josh Towers allowed only two runs on eight hits over six innings, striking out five, but it was not enough. Toronto left nine men on base and the Jays were unable to score in the series opener.
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Esteban Loaiza stands on second base after his two-run double in the second inning. (Lawrence Jackson/AP)
Starter Esteban Loaiza combined with the Washington bullpen to shut out Toronto on Friday night. The right-hander helped himself earn his third win of the season with a two-run double in the second inning.
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TOR
Toronto (37-37)
Lost 1
Washington 3, Toronto 0   WSH
Washington (43-30)
Won 2
June 24, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 8 0
Washington
0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 X   3 9 0
Standings through 6/24/05  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays Stats  |  Nationals Stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Adams, SS4020012.244
Catalanotto, LF3000102.298
Hill, 3B4000014.365
Wells, CF4030012.254
Hinske, 1B3000114.247
Zaun, C4010003.250
Hudson, 2B3000102.242
Gross, RF4020020.227
Towers, P2000011.000
a-Hillenbrand, PH1000012.304
Speier, P0000000.000
b-Rios, PH1000000.283
Totals330803822 

a-Struck out for Towers in the 7th. b-Flied out for Speier in the 9th.

BATTING
TB: Adams 2; Wells 3; Zaun; Gross 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hill; Hinske; Adams; Zaun.
GIDP: Hudson; Zaun.
Team LOB: 9.

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Wilkerson, CF4111011.275
Byrd, LF4000010.286
Guillen, RF4020000.306
Johnson, 1B4010011.320
Castilla, 3B4110022.255
Spivey, 2B4120000.242
Schneider, C4010003.265
Guzman, SS2000103.203
Loaiza, P2012012.233
a-Baerga, PH1000011.268
Majewski, P0000000.000
Ayala, P0000000.000
Cordero, C, P0000000.000
Totals333931713 

a-Struck out for Loaiza in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Guillen (14, Towers), Loaiza (2, Towers), Schneider (12, Towers).
HR: Wilkerson (5, 7th inning off Speier, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Wilkerson 4; Guillen 3; Johnson; Castilla; Spivey 2; Schneider 2; Loaiza 2.
RBI: Loaiza 2 (2), Wilkerson (29).
2-out RBI: Loaiza 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson; Wilkerson; Loaiza; Castilla; Baerga.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Spivey-Guzman-Johnson, Castilla-Spivey-Johnson).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Towers (L, 5-7)6.08221504.47
Speier 2.01110213.29
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Loaiza (W, 3-5)6.06001503.63
Majewski (H, 12)0.11001003.41
Ayala (H, 14)1.21001202.62
Cordero, C (S, 24)1.00000100.97

WP: Loaiza.
IBB: Guzman (by Towers).
Pitches-strikes: Towers 93-62, Speier 31-23, Loaiza 93-62, Majewski 22-13, Ayala 22-11, Cordero, C 13-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Towers 6-7, Speier 1-3, Loaiza 8-5, Majewski 0-1, Ayala 2-1, Cordero, C 1-1.
Batters faced: Towers 27, Speier 7, Loaiza 23, Majewski 3, Ayala 7, Cordero, C 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Ayala 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Jim Wolf. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Larry Vanover.
Weather: 89 degrees, clear.
Wind: 7 mph, R to L.
T: 2:34.
Att: 36,689.

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