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Wild pitch loses it
Nationals 6, Pirates 5
Xavier Nady left Wednesday night's game with a hamstring injury. (Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP)
 LaRoche's three-run homer
Adam LaRoche's three-run homer in the eighth inning to tie it for the Pirates was not enough in a loss to the Nationals. Salomon Torres' wild pitch allowed the winning run to score in the ninth after the Bucs rallied. Ryan Doumit had a pair of hits.
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Series at a glance:
PIT
Pittsburgh (25-34)
Lost 1
Washington 6, Pittsburgh 5   WSH
Washington (24-35)
Won 1
June 6, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Pittsburgh
0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0   5 5 1
Washington
1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 1   6 11 0
Standings thru 6/6/07  |  Gameday  |  Pirates Stats  |  Nationals Stats
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Davis, CF4000102.000
  Torres, P0000000.000
Bautista, 3B4100121.275
Sanchez, 2B3110101.298
Bay, LF2001111.302
Nady, RF0100100.282
  Paulino, C3110012.220
LaRoche, 1B4113013.221
Doumit, C-RF4021002.314
Wilson, SS3000101.244
Duke, P2000012.200
  a-Kelly, PH1000000.160
  Sharpless, P0000000.000
  Marte, P0000000.000
  b-Duffy, PH-CF1000010.239
Totals315556715 

a-Flied out for Duke in the 7th. b-Struck out for Marte in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Doumit (11, Bowie).
HR: LaRoche (7, 8th inning off Traber, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Sanchez; Paulino; LaRoche 4; Doumit 3.
RBI: Doumit (13), Bay (44), LaRoche 3 (34).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bay; Davis; Doumit.
SF: Bay.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
SB: Davis (1, 2nd base off Bowie/Schneider).

FIELDING
E: Wilson (5, fielding).
DP: (Sanchez-Wilson-LaRoche).

 
WashingtonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Lopez, 2B5001022.243
Guzman, SS5120001.327
Zimmerman, 3B4210101.245
Young, 1B4130000.329
  Rauch, P0000000.000
  Traber, P0000000.000
  Cordero, P0000000.000
  b-Belliard, PH1000012.288
Kearns, RF3111201.253
Church, LF4001013.265
Schneider, C3122100.238
Logan, CF4020013.239
Bowie, P1000001.125
  Rivera, P0000000.000
  a-Flores, PH1000000.217
  Colome, P0000000.000
  Fick, 1B1000011.197
Totals3661154615 

a-Flied out for Rivera in the 6th. b-Struck out for Cordero in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Kearns (14, Duke), Young (13, Duke), Logan (4, Duke).
TB: Guzman 2; Zimmerman; Young 4; Kearns 2; Schneider 2; Logan 3.
RBI: Kearns (23), Lopez (20), Church (28), Schneider 2 (24).
2-out RBI: Kearns.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Church 3; Guzman; Lopez.
S: Bowie.
GIDP: Logan.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
SB: Logan (4, 3rd base off Duke/Paulino).

 
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duke 6.09542105.75
Sharpless 1.000000012.27
Marte 1.00001301.37
Torres (L, 0-3)0.22111205.14
 
WashingtonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bowie 5.02115503.79
Rivera (H, 8)1.00000003.38
Colome 1.00000002.31
Rauch 0.12331005.76
Traber (BS, 1)0.21110011.50
Cordero (W, 1-0)1.00000202.63

Bowie pitched to 2 batters in the 6th.

WP: Torres, Rauch.
Pitches-strikes: Duke 103-65, Sharpless 6-4, Marte 19-10, Torres 25-12, Bowie 92-48, Rivera 15-9, Colome 17-9, Rauch 20-13, Traber 10-6, Cordero 12-10.
Ground outs-fly outs: Duke 13-4, Sharpless 0-3, Marte 0-0, Torres 0-0, Bowie 4-6, Rivera 1-2, Colome 1-2, Rauch 0-1, Traber 1-1, Cordero 1-0.
Batters faced: Duke 29, Sharpless 3, Marte 4, Torres 5, Bowie 22, Rivera 3, Colome 3, Rauch 4, Traber 3, Cordero 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Rivera 2-0, Traber 2-2.
Umpires: HP: Mark Wegner. 1B: Mike Winters. 2B: James Hoye. 3B: Brian Runge.
Weather: 75 degrees, clear.
Wind: 12 mph, L to R.
T: 3:05.
Att: 24,755.

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