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McCutchen belts three
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Pirates 11, Nationals 6
Andrew McCutchen goes deep in the fourth, his second homer of the game. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)
Andrew McCutchen clubbed three home runs, finishing with four hits, four runs and six RBIs, to lead the Pirates to a romp over the Nationals. Lastings Milledge zapped his former team with a pair of run-scoring knocks in support of Virgil Vasquez's five-inning victory.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (32-72)
Lost 4
Pittsburgh 11, Washington 6   PIT
Pittsburgh (45-58)
Won 2
August 1, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1   6 12 1
Pittsburgh
1 0 2 4 0 4 0 0 X   11 14 0
Standings thru 8/1/09  |  Recap: WSH | PIT  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Pirates stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Morgan, CF 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 .312
Guzman, C, SS 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .306
Zimmerman, 3B 4 2 3 1 0 0 2 .291
Dunn, A, 1B 4 0 1 1 1 3 4 .275
Willingham, LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .300
  Villone, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  b-Kearns, PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .197
Dukes, RF 3 0 0 1 1 1 4 .240
Bard, C 5 0 2 1 0 1 4 .255
Gonzalez, Al, 2B 5 0 0 1 0 0 4 .272
Stammen, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .217
  Clippard, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Hernandez, A, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .247
  Kensing, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Harris, LF 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .230
Totals 36 6 12 6 6 6 29  

a-Doubled for Clippard in the 6th. b-Walked for Villone in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Dunn, A (21, Vasquez, V), Zimmerman (24, Vasquez, V), Hernandez, A (9, Karstens), Guzman, C (19, Karstens).
TB: Zimmerman 4; Guzman, C 3; Hernandez, A 2; Dunn, A 2; Morgan 3; Bard 2.
RBI: Dunn, A (75), Dukes (31), Bard (20), Guzman, C (34), Zimmerman (68), Gonzalez, Al (18).
2-out RBI: Bard.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bard; Guzman, C; Gonzalez, Al; Willingham 2; Dunn, A; Harris.
SF: Dukes; Zimmerman.
GIDP: Dukes.
Team RISP: 4-for-19.
Team LOB: 12.

FIELDING
E: Morgan (3, throw).
DP: 3 (Gonzalez, Al-Guzman, C-Dunn, A, Gonzalez, Al-Dunn, A, Guzman, C-Gonzalez, Al-Dunn, A).

 
Pittsburgh AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
McCutchen, CF 5 4 4 6 0 0 1 .293
Milledge, LF 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 .219
Jones, G, 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .317
Doumit, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .237
Young, D, 2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 .311
  Karstens, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .056
  a-Pearce, PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .209
  Veal, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Meek, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
LaRoche, 3B 4 2 2 1 0 1 0 .259
Moss, RF 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 .254
Cedeno, R, SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 1 .175
Vasquez, V, P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000
  Vazquez, R, 2B 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .235
Totals 34 11 14 11 1 4 8  

a-Struck out for Karstens in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Milledge (1, Stammen), Jones, G (8, Villone).
3B: LaRoche (5, Stammen).
HR: McCutchen 3 (6, 1st inning off Stammen, 0 on, 0 out; 4th inning off Clippard, 1 on, 2 out; 6th inning off Kensing, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: McCutchen 13; Moss 2; Jones, G 3; Cedeno, R 2; Milledge 2; Young, D; LaRoche 4.
RBI: McCutchen 6 (31), Milledge 2 (5), LaRoche (39), Moss (28), Cedeno, R (18).
2-out RBI: McCutchen 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Doumit 2.
SAC: Vasquez, V.
GIDP: Doumit, McCutchen.
Team RISP: 6-for-11.
Team LOB: 2.

FIELDING
DP: (Cedeno, R-Young, D-Jones, G).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Stammen (L, 3-6) 3.0 8 6 6 0 0 1 4.96
Clippard 2.0 2 1 1 0 2 1 2.86
Kensing 0.2 3 4 4 1 0 1 10.45
Villone 2.1 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.02
 
Pittsburgh IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Vasquez, V (W, 2-5) 5.0 9 3 3 2 2 0 6.09
Karstens 2.0 3 1 1 0 2 0 4.40
Veal 0.0 0 1 1 2 0 0 6.00
Meek 2.0 0 1 1 2 2 0 3.56

Stammen pitched to 3 batters in the 4th.
Veal pitched to 2 batters in the 8th.

WP: Meek.
HBP: Willingham (by Vasquez, V), Vazquez, R (by Villone).
Pitches-strikes: Stammen 44-30, Clippard 27-20, Kensing 22-13, Villone 29-18, Vasquez, V 75-47, Karstens 28-21, Veal 10-2, Meek 30-19.
Groundouts-flyouts: Stammen 4-1, Clippard 0-1, Kensing 1-1, Villone 1-1, Vasquez, V 3-5, Karstens 2-1, Veal 0-0, Meek 3-1.
Batters faced: Stammen 16, Clippard 7, Kensing 6, Villone 8, Vasquez, V 26, Karstens 9, Veal 2, Meek 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Clippard 1-1, Meek 2-1.
Umpires: HP: Adrian Johnson. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Tim Timmons. 3B: Rob Drake.
Weather: 80 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 5 mph, R to L.
T: 2:46.
Att: 26,855.
Venue: PNC Park.
August 1, 2009
August 1, 2009

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