After Young's double, Napoli was intentionally walked with two outs, and pinch-hitter David Murphy walked to load the bases. While Yorvit Torrealba was in the on-deck circle to hit, Washington left Lewis in the game, and he struck out in three pitches.
- Monday, 24 October 2011 03:35
Remember, Washington took the bat out of Miguel Cabrera's hands in an unusual situation earlier this postseason. He intentionally walked the Detroit Tigers' slugger with nobody on late in Game 4 of the AL championship series and it nearly came back to bite him.
- Friday, 21 October 2011 02:15
Washington threw batting practice himself to Hamilton, who hasn't homered in the postseason. Last year's AL MVP went 0 for 4 in Game 1 and said his lingering groin injury is getting a bit worse.