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Cano leads rally
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Yankees 5, Nationals 3
Johnny Damon slides past Wil Nieves to score in the seventh on Tuesday. (Bill Kostroun/AP)
Robinson Cano notched his first four-hit game this season, with the fourth one the biggest as it drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh. One inning earlier, Melky Cabrera made a shoestring catch that kept the Nats down and invigorated the crowd -- as well as, perhaps, the Yanks' lineup.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (17-46)
Lost 4
NY Yankees 5, Washington 3   NYY
NY Yankees (37-27)
Won 2
June 16, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0   3 6 1
NY Yankees
0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 X   5 8 0
Standings thru 6/16/09  |  Recap: WSH | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Yankees stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, DH 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .316
Johnson, N, 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 .311
Zimmerman, 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .310
Dukes, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .253
Dunn, A, LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .258
Kearns, RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .201
Gonzalez, Al, SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .319
Nieves, C 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 .262
Hernandez, A, 2B 3 1 2 3 0 0 0 .277
Totals 32 3 6 3 1 3 5  

BATTING
2B: Hernandez, A (8, Sabathia).
HR: Hernandez, A (1, 5th inning off Sabathia, 2 on, 1 out).
TB: Dunn, A; Zimmerman; Nieves; Gonzalez, Al; Hernandez, A 6.
RBI: Hernandez, A 3 (17).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Guzman, C.
GIDP: Kearns.
Team RISP: 1-for-2.
Team LOB: 3.

FIELDING
E: Zimmerman (8, throw).
Outfield assists: Dukes (Cano at 3rd base).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Jeter, SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .306
  Pena, R, SS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 .264
Damon, LF 5 2 1 0 0 0 3 .282
Teixeira, 1B 4 1 1 1 1 0 3 .283
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .224
Cano, 2B 4 1 4 2 0 0 0 .309
Posada, C 3 0 1 0 1 0 2 .289
Matsui, DH 3 0 0 0 1 1 6 .253
  1-Gardner, B, PR-DH-CF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276
Swisher, RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 .244
  Rivera, P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Cabrera, Me, CF-RF 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 .291
Totals 31 5 8 5 7 2 19  

1-Ran for Matsui in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Teixeira (18, Villone), Cano (16, Villone).
TB: Posada; Cano 5; Teixeira 2; Damon; Pena, R.
RBI: Cabrera, Me (27), Cano 2 (41), Teixeira (55), Pena, R (6).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Jeter; Matsui 2; Teixeira.
SF: Cabrera, Me.
Team RISP: 3-for-13.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gardner, B (12, 2nd base off MacDougal/Nieves).

FIELDING
DP: (Jeter-Teixeira).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Martis 6.0 4 2 1 5 1 0 4.76
Villone (BS, 1)(L, 3-4) 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 0 1.83
MacDougal 0.1 1 1 1 2 0 0 5.56
Beimel 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.81
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Sabathia (W, 6-4) 7.2 6 3 3 1 2 1 3.67
Bruney (H, 5) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.89
Rivera (S, 15) 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.25

Game Scores: Martis , Sabathia .
Pitches-strikes: Martis 106-53, Villone 19-10, MacDougal 17-6, Beimel 10-6, Sabathia 109-75, Bruney 6-4, Rivera 20-14.
Groundouts-flyouts: Martis 10-6, Villone 1-0, MacDougal 1-0, Beimel 1-0, Sabathia 10-7, Bruney 1-0, Rivera 2-0.
Batters faced: Martis 28, Villone 5, MacDougal 4, Beimel 2, Sabathia 29, Bruney 1, Rivera 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Beimel 2-0, Bruney 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Dan Iassogna. 1B: Charlie Reliford. 2B: Larry Vanover. 3B: Sam Holbrook.
Weather: 63 degrees, partly cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, R to L.
T: 2:55.
Att: 44,873.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
June 16, 2009
June 16, 2009

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