Thursday, Jul 30, 2009, 2:05 PM EDT
Partly cloudy,rain. Winds blowing from right to left field at 5-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 75.
?'s For The DC Faithful...
• A Split Or A Series Win?
• Can Dunn Play Today? Please?
• Is Josh Willingham Really Suddenly Untouchable?
• Did The Brewers Finally Wake Up Last Night?
• Am I Listening To Nick Johnson Play For DC For The Last Time?
DC Starting Lineup...(courtesy of Washington Post writer Chico Harlan)
- Nyjer Morgan - CF
- Alberto "Two-Spot" Gonzalez - SS
- THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 3B
- Adam Dunn - LF
- The Hammer - RF
- Nick "Six-Spot" Johnson - 1B
- Wil "Blocker" Nieves - C
- Anderson "Elvis" Hernandez - 2B
- J.D. Martin - SP
#49 / Pitcher / Milwaukee Brewers
Feb 27, 1986
'09 Stats - (9-7, 3.09 ERA), 20 GS, 128.0 IP, 97 H, 45 R, 44 ER, 14 HR, 63 BB, 136 K's, 1.25 WHIP, ERA+ = 136, 4.4 BB/9, 9.6 K/9, 2.16 K/BB, .206 BAA.
vs DC - (0-0, 0.00 ERA), 1 G, 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 ER, 2 K's, 0.50 WHIP, .143 BAA.
Origin Story - Milwaukee Brewers' 2nd Round pick, 46th overall in 2004.
#60 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals
Jan 02, 1983
'09 Stats - (0-1, 7.50 ERA), 2 GS, 6.0 IP, 10 H, 5 R, 5 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 1.83 WHIP, .385 BAA.
vs MIL - N/A
Origin Story - Cleveland Indians' 1st Round pick, 35th overall in 2001. 12/13/08 - Signed Minor League deal with Washington.
LINKS AND LINKS AND...
"...if Riggleman's hunch is right, the Nationals' roster won't look much different after the deadline."
As the trading deadline approaches, Nats interim manager Jim Riggleman would like to see the team's core remain intact.
"...Nationals reliever Joe Beimel hasn't ruled out being traded to a contender. His name has been linked to teams such as the Cubs and Rockies."
Josh Willingham makes the Colbert Report, D.C. Sports Bog's Dan Steinberg has the video...
"The Nationals might be standing pat at the deadline. Fair or not, the perception within the industry is that the Nationals waited too long and missed their window to deal Nick Johnson and get some value in return."
For A Brewers Fan's Perspective, Check Out The SBN's Milwaukee Brewers Blog:
Who's Watching The Nationals?