Rubber match vs. the O’s

Orioles (14-30):

1.    Corey Patterson – LF

2.    Nick Markakis – RF

3.    Miguel Tejada – 3B

4.    Ty Wigginton – 2B

5.    Luke Scott – 1B

6.    Adam Jones – CF

7.    Matt Wieters – C

8.    Julio Lugo – SS

9.    Kevin Millwood – SP (0-4, 3.65 ERA)

* Adam Jones’ inside-the-park home run yesterday was the second in Nationals Park history and the second in four days in the stadium. The Nationals took both games in which opponents hit an inside-the-park home run, however.

 Nationals (22-22):

1.      Nyjer Morgan – CF

2.      Cristian Guzman – 2B

3.      Ryan Zimmerman – 3B

4.      Adam Dunn – 1B

5.      Josh Willingham – LF

6.      Roger Bernadina – RF

7.      Ian Desmond – SS

8.      Wil Nieves – C

9.      John Lannan – SP (1-2, 6.02 ERA)

* Trailing 6-3 in the sixth inning, the Nationals plated four runs in the sixth frame to defeat the Orioles, 7-6, yesterday. Washington is 20-0 when leading after eight innings this season.

* Matt Capps tossed a perfect ninth inning to earn his MLB-leading 16th save in as many opportunities.

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