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Miscue sinks Nationals
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Rays 4, Nationals 3
Craig Stammen allowed three runs on four hits over 5 1/3 innings of work. (Brian Blanco/AP)
After Nick Johnson dropped the potential final out of the eighth inning, Gabe Kapler drilled Ron Villone's next pitch into the left-field seats. Facing his former team since an offseason trade in 2007, Elijah Dukes recorded two RBIs.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (16-43)
Lost 1
Tampa Bay 4, Washington 3   TB
Tampa Bay (32-31)
Won 3
June 12, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 8 2
Tampa Bay
0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 X   4 8 0
Standings thru 6/12/09  |  Recap: WSH | TB  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Rays stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 .325
Johnson, N, 1B 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 .313
Zimmerman, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .315
Dunn, A, DH 2 1 2 1 2 0 0 .263
  1-Gonzalez, Al, PR-DH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308
Dukes, RF 4 0 1 2 0 1 4 .253
Willingham, LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .252
Harris, CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .242
Bard, C 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .231
Hernandez, A, 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .260
Totals 33 3 8 3 5 5 20  

1-Ran for Dunn, A in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Dukes (10, Garza, M), Dunn, A (8, Wheeler, D).
TB: Dunn, A 3; Zimmerman; Dukes 2; Guzman, C; Hernandez, A; Johnson, N; Bard.
RBI: Dunn, A (45), Dukes 2 (29).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Harris 2; Bard.
GIDP: Dukes.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
CS: Hernandez, A (2, 2nd base by Garza, M/Navarro, D).

FIELDING
E: Bard (2, throw), Johnson, N (6, fielding).
Outfield assists: Dukes (Navarro, D at 2nd base).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 1 1 0 0 2 2 .212
Crawford, C, LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 .321
Longoria, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .303
Pena, C, 1B 4 1 1 0 0 2 3 .229
Zobrist, 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .316
Burrell, DH 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .243
Gross, RF 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 .275
  a-Kapler, PH-RF 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .183
Navarro, D, C 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 .209
Brignac, SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 1 .250
Totals 31 4 8 3 4 8 15  

a-Homered for Gross in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Gross (6, Hanrahan), Navarro, D (8, Villone).
HR: Kapler (2, 8th inning off Villone, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Gross 2; Kapler 4; Upton, B; Pena, C; Zobrist; Navarro, D 3; Brignac.
RBI: Navarro, D (18), Gross (20), Kapler (8).
2-out RBI: Navarro, D; Gross; Kapler.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Pena, C 2; Crawford, C; Navarro, D 2; Brignac.
Team RISP: 2-for-12.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Zobrist (8, 2nd base off Stammen/Bard), Upton, B 2 (20, 2nd base off Stammen/Bard, 3rd base off Stammen/Bard), Crawford, C (36, 2nd base off Stammen/Bard), Brignac (1, 2nd base off Hanrahan/Bard).

FIELDING
DP: (Longoria-Zobrist-Pena, C).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Stammen 5.1 4 3 2 3 5 0 5.86
Hanrahan (BS, 4) 1.0 2 0 0 0 1 0 6.35
Villone (L, 3-2) 1.1 2 1 0 1 1 1 0.49
Beimel 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.01
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Garza, M 5.2 7 3 3 4 5 0 3.63
Nelson, J 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.88
Wheeler, D 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.03
Howell (W, 2-2) 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.01

IBB: Longoria (by Villone).
HBP: Crawford, C (by Stammen).
Pitches-strikes: Stammen 90-55, Hanrahan 20-12, Villone 38-22, Beimel 7-4, Garza, M 116-67, Nelson, J 11-7, Wheeler, D 21-11, Howell 22-13.
Groundouts-flyouts: Stammen 8-1, Hanrahan 0-2, Villone 1-1, Beimel 0-0, Garza, M 6-4, Nelson, J 1-1, Wheeler, D 1-2, Howell 3-1.
Batters faced: Stammen 23, Hanrahan 5, Villone 7, Beimel 1, Garza, M 26, Nelson, J 3, Wheeler, D 4, Howell 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Hanrahan 2-1, Villone 1-0, Beimel 1-0, Nelson, J 1-0, Howell 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Joe West. 1B: Paul Nauert. 2B: Paul Schrieber. 3B: Ed Rapuano.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 3:24.
Att: 18,273.
Venue: Tropicana Field.
June 12, 2009
June 12, 2009

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