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Bats come up dry
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Nationals 3, Yankees 0
Joba Chamberlain allowed three runs on seven hits over six innings. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
The Yankees waited out the rain for more than five hours before their offense was kept quiet in the first homerless game at the new Yankee Stadium. Joba Chamberlain's quality start went unrewarded, and Brett Gardner left the game after a hard crash into a wall.
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Series at a glance:
WSH
Washington (19-46)
Won 2
Washington 3, NY Yankees 0   NYY
NY Yankees (37-29)
Lost 2
June 18, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Washington
1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0   3 8 0
NY Yankees
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 7 0
Standings thru 6/18/09  |  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 1 .329
Johnson, N, 1B 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 .306
Zimmerman, 3B 5 2 3 1 0 2 2 .310
Dunn, A, DH 2 0 2 1 2 0 0 .265
Kearns, RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 6 .196
Patterson, C, CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .077
Harris, LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .217
Nieves, C 2 0 0 1 2 1 0 .256
Hernandez, A, 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .263
Totals 33 3 8 3 6 10 21  

BATTING
2B: Zimmerman 2 (18, Chamberlain, Chamberlain), Dunn, A (9, Chamberlain), Guzman, C (13, Chamberlain).
TB: Zimmerman 5; Guzman, C 4; Dunn, A 3.
RBI: Dunn, A (47), Nieves (10), Zimmerman (43).
2-out RBI: Dunn, A; Nieves.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kearns; Hernandez, A 2; Patterson, C; Zimmerman.
GIDP: Johnson, N.
Team RISP: 2-for-11.
Team LOB: 9.

BASERUNNING
CS: Guzman, C (3, 2nd base by Chamberlain/Cervelli).

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Kearns (Swisher at 2nd base).
DP: (Guzman, C-Hernandez, A-Johnson, N).

 
NY Yankees AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Gardner, CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .277
  Cabrera, Me, CF 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .286
Damon, LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 .281
Teixeira, 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .283
Rodriguez, A, 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .212
Cano, 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .311
Swisher, RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 .244
Matsui, DH 4 0 1 0 0 1 2 .249
Cervelli, C 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .288
  a-Posada, PH-C 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .282
Pena, R, SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247
  b-Jeter, PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .305
Totals 32 0 7 0 2 3 16  

a-Walked for Cervelli in the 7th. b-Grounded into a forceout for Pena, R in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Swisher (15, Stammen).
TB: Cano 2; Teixeira; Matsui; Gardner; Swisher 3.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, A; Jeter 2.
GIDP: Swisher.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 7.

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

 
Washington IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Stammen (W, 1-2) 6.1 6 0 0 0 2 0 4.76
Villone (H, 3) 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.80
Tavarez, J (H, 5) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.21
Beimel (H, 8) 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.67
MacDougal (S, 2) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.85
 
NY Yankees IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Chamberlain (L, 3-2) 6.0 7 3 3 4 6 0 3.89
Aceves, A 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.54
Coke 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.45
Robertson, D 1.0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2.08

Game Scores: Stammen 63, Chamberlain 48.
IBB: Johnson, N (by Robertson, D).
Pitches-strikes: Stammen 82-53, Villone 10-4, Tavarez, J 5-4, Beimel 15-9, MacDougal 11-7, Chamberlain 100-60, Aceves, A 9-7, Coke 13-9, Robertson, D 22-11.
Groundouts-flyouts: Stammen 9-5, Villone 0-0, Tavarez, J 1-0, Beimel 0-2, MacDougal 1-1, Chamberlain 9-0, Aceves, A 0-1, Coke 0-1, Robertson, D 2-0.
Batters faced: Stammen 24, Villone 2, Tavarez, J 1, Beimel 4, MacDougal 3, Chamberlain 27, Aceves, A 3, Coke 4, Robertson, D 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Villone 2-0, Tavarez, J 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Larry Vanover. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Dan Iassogna. 3B: Charlie Reliford.
Weather: 63 degrees, overcast.
Wind: 8 mph, R to L.
T: 2:59 (5:26 delay).
Att: 45,143.
Venue: Yankee Stadium.
June 18, 2009
June 18, 2009

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