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No sweep for Cincy
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Nationals 3, Reds 2
Reliever Nick Masset was unable to prevent the Nats from crossing the plate in the eighth. (AP)
Holding a one-run lead in the eighth, the Reds' bullpen allowed the Nats to salvage the finale, denying Cincinnati of a three-game sweep. Alex Gonzalez had a hand in both of the club's runs, scoring one and delivering an RBI single.
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Series at a glance:
CIN
Cincinnati (31-28)
Lost 1
Washington 3, Cincinnati 2   WSH
Washington (16-42)
Won 1
June 11, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Cincinnati
0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0   2 5 1
Washington
0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 X   3 9 1
Standings thru 6/11/09  |  Recap: CIN | WSH  |  Gameday  |  Reds stats  |  Nationals stats
Cincinnati AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Hairston, J, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .250
Taveras, W, CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .238
Phillips, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 .274
Gomes, J, LF 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 .323
  Herrera, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Masset, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Hernandez, Ra, C 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .254
Bruce, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .214
Gonzalez, Al, SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .226
Rosales, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .224
Owings, M, P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .257
  Burton, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  a-Dickerson, PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242
  Fisher, C, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  Nix, L, LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268
Totals 31 2 5 1 3 4 11  

a-Flied out for Burton in the 7th.

BATTING
TB: Gonzalez, Al 2; Phillips; Hairston, J; Rosales.
RBI: Gonzalez, Al (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Gomes, J; Owings, M 2.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
CS: Phillips (4, 2nd base by Lannan/Nieves).

FIELDING
E: Phillips (5, throw).

 
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 5 1 1 1 0 0 6 .327
Gonzalez, Al, 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 3 .308
Zimmerman, 3B 3 0 0 1 2 0 3 .316
Dunn, A, 1B 4 0 1 0 1 1 4 .256
  Beimel, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Dukes, CF 5 0 0 0 0 3 8 .253
Willingham, LF 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 .261
Kearns, RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .206
Nieves, C 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 .269
  b-Harris, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250
  Belliard, 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .175
Lannan, P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .120
  a-Johnson, N, PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .316
  Tavarez, J, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
  c-Hernandez, A, PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .260
  Bard, C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226
Totals 33 3 9 2 6 6 32  

a-Singled for Lannan in the 6th. b-Singled for Nieves in the 8th. c-Singled for Tavarez, J in the 8th.

BATTING
TB: Nieves; Guzman, C; Hernandez, A; Dunn, A; Harris; Willingham 2; Gonzalez, Al; Johnson, N.
RBI: Guzman, C (15), Zimmerman (40).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Dukes 4; Lannan; Guzman, C; Gonzalez, Al; Kearns.
Team RISP: 2-for-14.
Team LOB: 14.

FIELDING
E: Zimmerman (7, throw).

 
Cincinnati IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Owings, M 5.1 4 1 1 4 4 0 4.64
Burton (H, 4) 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5.33
Fisher, C (H, 2) 1.0 1 1 1 2 1 0 3.24
Herrera (H, 5)(L, 0-2) 0.1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.96
Masset (BS, 1) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.76
 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lannan 6.0 5 2 1 2 2 0 3.51
Tavarez, J (W, 2-4) 2.0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4.63
Beimel (S, 1) 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.07

Fisher, C pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

WP: Owings, M, Lannan.
HBP: Gomes, J (by Lannan), Nieves (by Owings, M), Gonzalez, Al (by Owings, M).
Pitches-strikes: Owings, M 102-56, Burton 14-9, Fisher, C 27-14, Herrera 10-8, Masset 15-8, Lannan 88-55, Tavarez, J 37-23, Beimel 8-5.
Groundouts-flyouts: Owings, M 7-1, Burton 1-1, Fisher, C 0-1, Herrera 1-0, Masset 1-0, Lannan 5-4, Tavarez, J 2-2, Beimel 1-2.
Batters faced: Owings, M 26, Burton 3, Fisher, C 6, Herrera 3, Masset 3, Lannan 25, Tavarez, J 7, Beimel 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Burton 2-1, Herrera 1-0, Masset 3-2.
Umpires: HP: Scott Barry. 1B: Tim McClelland. 2B: Andy Fletcher. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 82 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to LF.
T: 3:09.
Att: 19,703.
Venue: Nationals Park.
June 11, 2009
June 11, 2009

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