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No help for Wang
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Nationals 3, Yankees 2
Chien-Ming Wang reacts to Adam Dunn's fourth-inning home run. (Bill Kostroun/AP)
Knowing his rotation spot was on the line, Chien-Ming Wang was hardly the problem for the Yankees on Wednesday, lasting five innings for the first time this season. The bigger issue was the offense, which didn't collect a hit until Robinson Cano's home run to lead off the fifth inning.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (17-46)
Won 1
Washington 3, NY Yankees 2   NYY
NY Yankees (37-28)
Lost 1
June 17, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0   3 7 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1   2 4 0
Standings thru 6/17/09  |  Recap: WSH | NYY  |  Gameday  |  Nationals stats  |  Yankees stats
Washington AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Guzman, C, SS 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 .323
Johnson, N, 1B 3 0 1 2 1 0 2 .311
Zimmerman, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 3 .305
Dunn, A, DH 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 .259
Dukes, RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .248
Patterson, C, CF 4 0 1 0 0 3 1 .111
Bard, C 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222
Harris, LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .223
Hernandez, A, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .270
Totals 34 3 7 3 3 9 12  

BATTING
3B: Johnson, N (2, Wang).
HR: Dunn, A (18, 4th inning off Wang, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Dunn, A 4; Harris; Guzman, C 3; Patterson, C; Johnson, N 3.
RBI: Dunn, A (46), Johnson, N 2 (32).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bard; Dukes; Zimmerman.
GIDP: Zimmerman.
Team RISP: 2-for-7.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Patterson, C (1, 2nd base off Wang/Posada), Harris (4, 2nd base off Wang/Posada).

FIELDING
DP: (Guzman, C-Hernandez, A-Johnson, N).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Damon, LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 .286
Swisher, RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 .239
Teixeira, 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 .284
  1-Gardner, B, PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276
Rodriguez, Al, 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .219
Cano, 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 .308
Posada, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .282
Matsui, DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249
Cabrera, Me, CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .286
Pena, R, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .253
Totals 30 2 4 2 2 4 5  

1-Ran for Teixeira in the 9th.

BATTING
2B: Damon (16, Lannan).
HR: Cano (12, 5th inning off Lannan, 0 on, 0 out), Damon (14, 9th inning off Lannan, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Cano 4; Teixeira; Damon 6.
RBI: Cano (42), Damon (39).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Teixeira.
GIDP: Cano.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Gardner, B 2 (14, 2nd base off MacDougal/Bard, 3rd base off MacDougal/Bard).

FIELDING
DP: (Pena, R-Cano-Teixeira).

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Lannan (W, 4-5) 8.1 4 2 2 1 4 2 3.38
MacDougal (S, 1) 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.25
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Wang (L, 0-5) 5.0 6 3 3 2 4 1 12.30
Hughes, P 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.89
Coke 1.1 0 0 0 1 3 0 3.58
Aceves, A 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.63

Game Scores: Lannan , Wang .
WP: Wang.
IBB: Dunn, A (by Wang).
Pitches-strikes: Lannan 108-71, MacDougal 15-9, Wang 91-54, Hughes, P 24-16, Coke 23-15, Aceves, A 5-4.
Groundouts-flyouts: Lannan 15-4, MacDougal 1-0, Wang 9-0, Hughes, P 3-1, Coke 1-0, Aceves, A 1-1.
Batters faced: Lannan 30, MacDougal 2, Wang 23, Hughes, P 7, Coke 5, Aceves, A 2.
Inherited runners-scored: MacDougal 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Charlie Reliford. 1B: Larry Vanover. 2B: Sam Holbrook. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 62 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 9 mph, In from RF.
T: 2:44.
Att: 46,052.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
June 17, 2009
June 17, 2009

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