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Griffey makes grand return
Nats suffer heartbreak
Zach Day pitched a brilliant game, but came up short as the Nationals, after taking a three-run lead in the top of the 11th behind a Nick Johnson home run, saw the lead evaporate in the bottom of the inning. Day allowed only one run over seven with seven hits and a walk.
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 Johnson's solo shot
Reds 5, Nationals 4
Ken Griffey Jr. tips his cap after hitting a game-winning, walk-off homer in the 11th. (Al Behrman/AP)
Series at a glance:
Griffey lifts Reds
In his first game since returning from injury, Ken Griffey Jr. provided a dramatic ending with an 11th-inning walk-off homer. Bronson Arroyo was again spectacular, allowing only six hits a one walk over eight shutout innings.
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 Griffey crushes game-winner
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 11, 2006
ARI
PIT
PPD
DET
BAL
PPD
LAA
CWS
PPD
WSH
Washington (12-23)
Lost 2
Cincinnati 5, Washington 4   CIN
Cincinnati (23-12)
Won 2
May 11, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3   4 12 1
Cincinnati
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4   5 12 1
Standings thru 5/11/06  |  Gameday  |  Nationals Stats  |  Reds Stats
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Byrd, CF6010043.262
Vidro, 2B5030001.344
Johnson, 1B4111103.318
Guillen, RF5110015.241
Ward, LF4010010.292
  1-Jackson, PR-SS0100000.222
Zimmerman, 3B5010012.246
LeCroy, C4112011.297
Clayton, SS3010011.248
  b-Soriano, PH1000000.271
  Cordero, P0000000.000
  c-Hernandez, PH1011000.300
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  Rodriguez, P0000000.000
  Eischen, P0000000.000
Day, P1000010.000
  a-Anderson, PH1000000.156
  Majewski, P0000000.000
  Church, LF2010000.250
Totals42412411016 

a-Flied out for Day in the 8th. b-Flied out for Clayton in the 9th. c-Singled for Cordero in the 11th.
1-Ran for Ward in the 9th.

BATTING
HR: Johnson (10, 11th inning off White, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Byrd; Vidro 3; Johnson 4; Guillen; Ward; Zimmerman; LeCroy; Clayton; Hernandez; Church.
RBI: LeCroy 2 (6), Johnson (23), Hernandez (4).
2-out RBI: LeCroy; Hernandez.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guillen 2; Vidro; Byrd.
S: Day; Jackson.
SF: LeCroy.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Jackson (1, 2nd base off Weathers/Ross).

FIELDING
E: Zimmerman (3, throw).
Outfield assists: Church (Freel at 2nd base).

 
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, SS5231101.299
Encarnacion, 3B5121102.291
Griffey, CF6123012.270
Dunn, LF4000012.233
  Weathers, P0000000.000
  Coffey, P0000000.000
  a-McCracken, PH0000100.240
  White, P0000000.000
  Shackelford, P0000000.000
Kearns, RF4000111.328
Hatteberg, 1B4010102.273
Phillips, 2B5020003.306
Ross, C2000101.235
  b-Olmedo, PH1110000.429
Arroyo, P3000033.095
  Freel, LF2010001.231
Totals4151256618 

a-Walked for Coffey in the 10th. b-Singled for Ross in the 11th.

BATTING
2B: Griffey (3, Majewski).
HR: Griffey (3, 11th inning off Eischen, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Lopez 3; Encarnacion 2; Griffey 6; Hatteberg; Phillips 2; Olmedo; Freel.
RBI: Encarnacion (27), Lopez (15), Griffey 3 (10).
2-out RBI: Encarnacion.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Arroyo; Lopez; Hatteberg; Encarnacion 2; Phillips.
S: Ross.
Team LOB: 12.

BASERUNNING
SB: McCracken (2, 2nd base off Cordero/LeCroy), Phillips 3 (8, 2nd base off Day/LeCroy, 2nd base off Day/LeCroy, 3rd base off Day/LeCroy), Lopez (16, 2nd base off Day/LeCroy).

FIELDING
E: Encarnacion (10, throw).

 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Day 7.07111305.85
Majewski 1.01001104.12
Cordero 2.00003202.12
Rauch (H, 2)0.12110001.71
Rodriguez 0.01221006.52
Eischen (BS, 1)(L, 0-1)0.011100110.45
 
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Arroyo 8.06001802.03
Weathers (BS, 3)1.01110003.86
Coffey 1.00000100.86
White 0.24330016.46
Shackelford (W, 1-0)0.11000101.59

Rodriguez pitched to 2 batters in the 11th.

IBB: Ross (by Day), Lopez (by Cordero), Hatteberg (by Cordero).
Pitches-strikes: Day 105-58, Majewski 24-11, Cordero 46-22, Rauch 12-9, Rodriguez 16-10, Eischen 2-2, Arroyo 117-77, Weathers 14-9, Coffey 13-7, White 16-12, Shackelford 8-6.
Ground outs-fly outs: Day 8-9, Majewski 1-1, Cordero 2-2, Rauch 0-0, Rodriguez 0-0, Eischen 0-0, Arroyo 4-12, Weathers 1-2, Coffey 2-0, White 1-1, Shackelford 0-0.
Batters faced: Day 28, Majewski 5, Cordero 10, Rauch 2, Rodriguez 2, Eischen 1, Arroyo 31, Weathers 4, Coffey 3, White 6, Shackelford 2.
Inherited runners-scored: Rodriguez 1-1, Eischen 2-2, Shackelford 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Randy Marsh. 1B: Angel Hernandez. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 57 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, In from RF.
T: 3:35.
Att: 15,854.

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