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Bullpen bullied
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Nationals 10, Giants 6
Pablo Sandoval slides home with a run in the sixth inning. (Nick Wass/AP)
After a stellar homestand, the Giants' bullpen found the road unkind in a rough eighth inning. Bob Howry, Merkin Valdez and Justin Miller combined to give up six runs in the frame, denying Tim Lincecum a victory on a night when he recorded his 500th career strikeout.
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Series at a glance:
  • Tue. 06/02: WSH 10, SF 6
  • Wed. 06/03: PPD
  • Thu. 06/04, Gm 1: SF 5, WSH 1
  • Thu. 06/04, Gm 2: SF 4, WSH 1
SF
San Francisco (25-25)
Lost 1
Washington 10, San Francisco 6   WSH
Washington (14-36)
Won 1
June 2, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
San Francisco
1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1   6 11 2
Washington
0 1 1 0 0 2 0 6 X   10 14 2
Standings thru 6/2/09  |  Recap: SF | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Giants stats  |  Nationals stats
San Francisco AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Rowand, CF 4 2 3 2 1 0 0 .294
Renteria, SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 .245
Winn, RF 5 0 3 1 0 1 1 .283
Molina, B, C 5 0 0 0 0 2 6 .247
Sandoval, 1B 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 .301
Lewis, F, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 .275
Uribe, 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .313
Burriss, 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 3 .271
Lincecum, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .136
  Affeldt, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
  Howry, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Valdez, M, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Miller, Ju, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Schierholtz, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .237
Totals 38 6 11 4 1 3 16  

a-Popped out for Miller, Ju in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Winn 2 (14, Stammen, Hanrahan), Uribe (5, Stammen), Rowand (16, Tavarez, J).
HR: Rowand (6, 1st inning off Stammen, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Burriss; Winn 5; Lewis, F; Uribe 3; Renteria; Rowand 7.
RBI: Rowand 2 (24), Winn (21), Uribe (9).
2-out RBI: Winn.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Sandoval; Molina, B 4; Lincecum.
SAC: Lincecum.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 7.

FIELDING
E: Uribe (3, fielding), Renteria (4, throw).

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 .327
Johnson, N, 1B 5 0 1 0 0 2 4 .328
Zimmerman, 3B 4 1 2 2 1 0 0 .322
Dunn, A, LF 4 2 1 0 1 1 3 .269
Dukes, RF-CF 4 0 1 1 1 2 2 .276
Harris, CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 .267
  b-Kearns, PH-RF 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .224
Bard, C 4 1 3 1 0 1 0 .216
  1-Nieves, PR-C 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .281
Hernandez, A, 2B 5 2 3 1 0 0 3 .286
Stammen, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .200
  a-Belliard, PH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .174
  Tavarez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Villone, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Gonzalez, Al, PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .291
  Hanrahan, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 37 10 14 9 5 9 18  

a-Hit a sacrifice fly for Stammen in the 6th. b-Grounded out for Harris in the 7th. c-Singled for Villone in the 8th.
1-Ran for Bard in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Dunn, A (7, Lincecum), Harris (6, Lincecum), Zimmerman (15, Valdez, M), Dukes (9, Miller, Ju).
HR: Bard (1, 2nd inning off Lincecum, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Zimmerman 3; Guzman, C; Hernandez, A 3; Dunn, A 2; Harris 2; Dukes 2; Gonzalez, Al; Johnson, N; Bard 6.
RBI: Bard (6), Hernandez, A (14), Belliard (7), Gonzalez, Al (7), Guzman, C (13), Zimmerman 2 (37), Dukes (25), Nieves (9).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dukes; Guzman, C; Harris; Johnson, N; Kearns; Hernandez, A.
SF: Belliard; Nieves.
Team RISP: 5-for-15.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hernandez, A 2 (5, 2nd base off Lincecum/Molina, B, 3rd base off Lincecum/Molina, B).

FIELDING
E: Bard (1, throw), Guzman, C (7, fielding).

 
San Francisco IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lincecum 6.1 8 4 2 2 7 1 3.01
Affeldt (H, 12) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.93
Howry (BS, 3)(L, 0-3) 0.1 3 3 3 0 0 0 5.12
Valdez, M 0.1 2 3 3 1 1 0 4.32
Miller, Ju 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.35
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Stammen 6.0 7 5 4 1 1 1 5.71
Tavarez, J 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.31
Villone (W, 3-0) 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00
Hanrahan 1.0 3 1 1 0 0 0 5.55

Howry pitched to 3 batters in the 8th.

WP: Affeldt 2, Stammen.
IBB: Dunn, A (by Valdez, M), Kearns (by Miller, Ju).
Pitches-strikes: Lincecum 110-76, Affeldt 9-4, Howry 13-9, Valdez, M 22-11, Miller, Ju 15-6, Stammen 82-49, Tavarez, J 6-4, Villone 20-14, Hanrahan 17-12.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lincecum 6-4, Affeldt 0-0, Howry 1-0, Valdez, M 0-0, Miller, Ju 1-1, Stammen 8-8, Tavarez, J 1-0, Villone 2-1, Hanrahan 0-0.
Batters faced: Lincecum 30, Affeldt 2, Howry 4, Valdez, M 4, Miller, Ju 4, Stammen 27, Tavarez, J 2, Villone 5, Hanrahan 6.
Inherited runners-scored: Affeldt 1-0, Howry 2-0, Valdez, M 2-2, Miller, Ju 2-2, Villone 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Tim Timmons. 2B: Jeff Kellogg. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 80 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, In from LF.
T: 3:03.
Att: 17,331.
Venue: Nationals Park.
June 2, 2009
June 2, 2009

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