June 23, 2011 in Sports
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The Washington Nationals’ Danny Espinosa, center, celebrates with teammate Ian Desmond (6) after scoring the game-winning run as Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Chris Ray (46) walks away in the ninth inning of an interleague baseball game in Washington, Thursday, June, 23, 2011. Espinosa scored from third on a sacrifice fly by Laynce Nix. Washington won 1-0.

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The Washington Nationals’ Laynce Nix hits a sacrifice fly to shallow left field to score the game-winning run during the ninth inning of an interleague baseball game against Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Chris Ray in Washington, Thursday, June, 23, 2011. Danny Espinosa scored from third in Washington’s 1-0 win.

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The Washington Nationals’ Ivan Rodriguez reacts after striking out with the bases loaded to end the fourth inning of an interleague baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Washington, Thursday, June, 23, 2011.

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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jason Marquis delivers against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of an interleague baseball game in Washington, Thursday, June, 23, 2011.

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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Michael Pineda delivers against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of an interleague baseball game in Washington, Thursday, June, 23, 2011.

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Washington’s Jayson Werth, left, is tagged out at home by Seattle Mariners catcher Miguel Olivo during the first inning of an interleague baseball game in Washington, Thursday, June, 23, 2011. Werth was trying to score on a sacrifice fly to shallow center hit by Nationals batter Ryan Zimmerman.

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Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo leaves the club house before boarding the team bus for the airport following their interleague baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Washington, Thursday, June, 23, 2011. Nationals manager Jim Riggleman abruptly resigned from one of the hottest teams in baseball Thursday, saying he felt the franchise wasnn’t committed to him over the long term. The Nationals have won 11 of their last 12 games.