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Bullpen stumbles
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Rays 8, Nationals 3
Ryan Zimmerman rounds the bases following his solo homer in the first. (Brian Blanco/AP)
Starter Jordan Zimmermann allowed just one run in five innings and left with the lead, but Jason Bergmann gave up five runs in the sixth, and the Nationals couldn't recover. Ryan Zimmerman drilled a solo shot and added an RBI groundout.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (17-44)
Lost 2
Tampa Bay 8, Washington 3   TB
Tampa Bay (33-31)
Won 4
June 13, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0   3 7 1
Tampa Bay
0 0 0 1 0 7 0 0 X   8 12 2
Standings thru 6/13/09  |  Recap: WSH | TB  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Rays stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .324
Johnson, N, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .313
Zimmerman, 3B 4 1 1 2 0 1 3 .314
Dunn, A, DH 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .258
Dukes, LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .253
Harris, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .232
Kearns, RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .207
Nieves, C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 .259
  a-Patterson, C, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000
Hernandez, A, 2B 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 .268
Totals 34 3 7 2 1 7 14  

a-Struck out for Nieves in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Hernandez, A (7, Sonnanstine).
HR: Zimmerman (12, 1st inning off Sonnanstine, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Guzman, C; Johnson, N; Zimmerman 4; Dukes; Kearns; Hernandez, A 3.
RBI: Zimmerman 2 (42).
2-out RBI: Zimmerman.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dukes; Patterson, C.
GIDP: Dunn, A.
Team RISP: 1-for-8.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
E: Johnson, N (7, fielding).
DP: (Hernandez, A-Guzman, C-Johnson, N).
Pickoffs: Zimmermann (Upton, B at 2nd base).

 
Tampa Bay AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Upton, B, CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 .213
Crawford, LF 4 0 0 0 1 0 4 .316
Longoria, 3B 4 1 2 2 0 2 3 .306
Pena, C, 1B 4 2 2 1 0 1 3 .234
Zobrist, 2B 4 1 1 3 0 2 2 .315
Burrell, DH 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 .246
Gross, RF 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 .277
Hernandez, M, C 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 .281
Brignac, SS 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 .286
Totals 34 8 12 8 3 7 18  

BATTING
2B: Brignac (5, Zimmermann), Longoria (21, Colome).
HR: Pena, C (20, 4th inning off Zimmermann, 0 on, 0 out), Zobrist (13, 6th inning off Bergmann, 2 on, 0 out), Gross (4, 6th inning off Bergmann, 1 on, 0 out).
TB: Upton, B; Longoria 3; Pena, C 5; Zobrist 4; Burrell; Gross 4; Hernandez, M; Brignac 4.
RBI: Pena, C (48), Zobrist 3 (38), Gross 2 (22), Longoria 2 (58).
2-out RBI: Longoria 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Zobrist; Longoria; Pena, C.
SAC: Upton, B.
GIDP: Hernandez, M.
Team RISP: 2-for-9.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Upton, B 2 (22, 2nd base off Zimmermann/Nieves, 2nd base off Zimmermann/Nieves).
PO: Upton, B (2nd base by Zimmermann).

FIELDING
E: Gross (3, throw), Longoria (6, fielding).
DP: (Zobrist-Brignac-Pena, C).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Zimmermann 5.0 4 1 1 2 6 1 5.37
Bergmann (BS, 1)(L, 0-1) 0.0 4 5 5 1 0 2 6.91
Colome 2.0 3 2 2 0 0 0 8.00
Tavarez, J 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.44
 
Tampa Bay IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sonnanstine (W, 5-6) 7.1 6 3 3 1 5 1 6.65
Choate 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.23
Isringhausen 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.25
Cormier 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.04

Bergmann pitched to 5 batters in the 6th.

WP: Isringhausen.
Pitches-strikes: Zimmermann 92-64, Bergmann 18-10, Colome 33-22, Tavarez, J 18-11, Sonnanstine 92-66, Choate 4-2, Isringhausen 15-12, Cormier 1-1.
Groundouts-flyouts: Zimmermann 7-1, Bergmann 0-0, Colome 2-3, Tavarez, J 1-1, Sonnanstine 10-7, Choate 1-0, Isringhausen 0-1, Cormier 0-0.
Batters faced: Zimmermann 20, Bergmann 5, Colome 9, Tavarez, J 4, Sonnanstine 30, Choate 1, Isringhausen 3, Cormier 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Choate 2-0, Cormier 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Paul Nauert. 1B: Paul Schrieber. 2B: Ed Rapuano. 3B: Joe West.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:49.
Att: 30,586.
June 13, 2009

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