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Hudson homers Jays past Nats
The Toronto offense had been largely silent in the first two games of this series between two traditional rivals, but the Blue Jays, led by Orlando Hudson's two home runs, finally awakened, averting a three-game sweep in Washington, D.C.
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Orlando Hudson's second homer put Toronto on top to stay in the eighth. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
When the Nats tied the game in the seventh after trailing by three, it appeared they were about to extend their 12-game home winning streak. But Orlando Hudson's second homer stymied the comeback.
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Toronto (38-38)
Won 1
Toronto 9, Washington 5   WSH
Washington (44-31)
Lost 1
June 26, 2005
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Toronto
1 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 2   9 9 0
Washington
0 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0   5 6 2
Standings through 6/26/05  |  Gameday  |  Blue Jays Stats  |  Nationals Stats
TorontoABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Johnson, RF2200310.263
Batista, P0000000.000
Catalanotto, LF3110002.298
Chulk, P0000000.000
Speier, P0000000.000
Rios, RF1110000.283
Wells, CF4211112.254
Hillenbrand, 3B4012111.304
Hill, SS4000014.353
Hinske, 1B4111034.247
Zaun, C5020011.262
Hudson, 2B5223003.241
Chacin, P3000001.000
Gross, LF1000000.208
Totals369975818 

BATTING
2B: Hillenbrand (15, Armas), Hinske (13, Ayala), Rios (14, Kim).
HR: Hudson 2 (6, 5th inning off Armas, 0 on, 1 out; 8th inning off Ayala, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: Catalanotto; Rios 2; Wells; Hillenbrand 2; Hinske 2; Zaun 2; Hudson 8.
RBI: Hudson 3 (33), Hillenbrand 2 (35), Wells (37), Hinske (33).
2-out RBI: Hillenbrand 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hinske 3; Catalanotto; Hudson.
SF: Hinske.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: (Hillenbrand-Hudson-Hinske).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Wilkerson, CF4000124.267
Spivey, 2B4211101.243
Guillen, RF5110002.301
Johnson, 1B2101210.320
Ayala, P0000000.000
Kim, P0000000.000
c-Blanco, PH1000010.262
Byrd, LF4010015.292
Castilla, 3B4122001.259
Bennett, C3010112.253
Guzman, SS1000101.200
a-Baerga, PH0000100.268
Hughes, P0000000.000
Cordero, W, 1B1000010.038
Armas, P2000013.067
Carrasco, P0000000.000
b-Carroll, PH-SS2001002.253
Totals335657821 

a-Walked for Guzman in the 6th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Carrasco in the 6th. c-Struck out for Kim in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Guillen (15, Chacin), Byrd (4, Chacin), Castilla (18, Speier).
HR: Spivey (7, 3rd inning off Chacin, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Spivey 4; Guillen 2; Byrd 2; Castilla 3; Bennett.
RBI: Spivey (22), Johnson (42), Carroll (10), Castilla 2 (36).
2-out RBI: Castilla 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Byrd; Wilkerson 2; Bennett.
GIDP: Byrd.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Spivey (9, 2nd base off Chulk/Zaun), Guillen (1, 3rd base off Chacin/Zaun).

FIELDING
E: Bennett (5, missed catch), Kim (1, pickoff).
PB: Bennett (3).

 
TorontoIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Chacin 5.15333213.40
Chulk (H, 5)1.00224104.00
Speier (BS, 3)(W, 1-1)0.21000203.21
Batista (S, 14)2.00000302.43
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Armas 4.23543515.44
Carrasco 1.11001102.08
Hughes 1.00000000.00
Ayala (L, 6-4)1.02220212.93
Kim 1.03221003.71

WP: Carrasco.
HBP: Catalanotto (by Armas), Hill (by Carrasco).
Pitches-strikes: Chacin 104-68, Chulk 31-10, Speier 17-11, Batista 30-19, Armas 81-50, Carrasco 21-12, Hughes 10-7, Ayala 17-14, Kim 27-16.
Ground outs-fly outs: Chacin 6-8, Chulk 1-1, Speier 0-0, Batista 2-1, Armas 6-3, Carrasco 2-1, Hughes 3-0, Ayala 0-1, Kim 0-3.
Batters faced: Chacin 24, Chulk 7, Speier 3, Batista 6, Armas 22, Carrasco 7, Hughes 3, Ayala 5, Kim 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Chulk 1-1, Speier 2-2, Carrasco 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Jim Wolf. 3B: Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 90 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 8 mph, In from CF.
T: 3:42.
Att: 33,557.

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