Wild Card GameThread: St. Louis Cardinals vs Atlanta Braves

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The Washington Nationals are waiting to see who wins this afternoon's game between the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals so they'll know where they have to fly on Saturday to open up the NLDS.

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St. Louis Cardinals
@ Atlanta Braves

Friday, Oct 5, 2012, 5:07 PM EDT
Turner Field

Kyle Lohse vs Kris Medlen

Sunny. Winds blowing in from left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 80.

• Atlanta Braves' Lineup: 1. Michael Bourn - CF; 2. Martin Prado - LF; 3. Jason Heyward - RF; 4. Chipper Jones - 3B; 5. Freddie Freeman - 1B; 6. Dan Uggla - 2B; 7. David Ross - C; 8. Andrelton Simmons - SS; 9. Kris Medlen - RHP

• St. Louis Cardinals: 1. Jon Jay - CF; 2. Carlos Beltran - RF; 3. Matt Holliday - LF; 4. Allen Craig - 1B; 5. Yadier Molina - C; 6. David Freese - 3B; 7. Daniel Descalso - 2B; 8. Pete Kozma - SS; 9. Kyle Lohse - RHP

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• For A Braves Fan's Perspective: Talking Chop --- For A Cards Fan's Perspective: Viva El Birdos.

• Tonight's Starting Pitchers:


Kris Medlen

#54 / Pitcher / Atlanta Braves

5-10

190

B

R

Oct 07, 1985

• 2010 Stats - (6-2), 31 G, 14 GS, 107.2 IP, 3.68 ERA, ERA+ = 107, 21 BB, 83 Ks, 1.20 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (10-1), 50 G, 12 GS, 2 CG, 1 SO, 1 SV, 138.0 IP, 1.57 ERA, ERA+ = 256, 23 BB, 120 Ks, 0.91 WHIP.

vs STL - (0-0), 5 G, 9.2 IP, 8 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 1 BB, 8 Ks, 3.72 ERA, 0.93 WHIP, .229 BAA.



Kyle Lohse

#26 / Pitcher / St. Louis Cardinals

6-2

210

R

R

Oct 04, 1978

• 2011 Stats - (14-8), 30 G, 30 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 188.1 IP, 3.39 ERA, 3.67 FIP, ERA+ = 109, 42 BB (2.01 BB/9), 111 Ks (5.30 K/9), 1.17 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (16-3), 33 G, 33 GS, 211.0 IP, 2.86 ERA, 3.51 FIP, ERA+ = 134, 38 BB (1.62 BB/9), 143 Ks (6.10 K/9), 1.09 WHIP.

vs ATL - (3-1), 10 G, 10 GS, 54.1 IP, 71 H, 30 R, 30 ER, 9 HR, 15 BB, 33 Ks, 4.97 ERA, 1.58 WHIP, .321 BAA.


• Medlen vs the Cards:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Carlos Beltran 6 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Yadier Molina 4 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Daniel Descalso 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 1.000 1.333 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Holliday 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Skip Schumaker 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Jon Jay 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Adam Wainwright 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
David Freese 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 0 0 0
Lance Lynn 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 25 25 4 0 1 0 2 0 5 .160 .160 .240 .400 0 0 0 0 1
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 10/5/2012.

• Lohse vs the Braves:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Michael Bourn 35 34 7 1 0 0 0 1 2 .206 .229 .235 .464 0 0 0 0 0
Brian McCann 22 20 5 0 0 1 3 1 2 .250 .273 .400 .673 0 1 0 0 2
Eric Hinske 21 19 6 1 0 0 2 2 5 .316 .381 .368 .749 0 0 0 0 1
Chipper Jones 20 13 6 2 0 1 5 6 1 .462 .600 .846 1.446 0 1 0 0 0
Dan Uggla 15 15 5 1 0 1 3 0 3 .333 .333 .600 .933 0 0 0 0 0
Lyle Overbay 14 13 5 2 0 1 2 1 1 .385 .429 .769 1.198 0 0 0 0 1
Martin Prado 14 14 6 0 0 0 3 0 1 .429 .429 .429 .857 0 0 0 0 1
Reed Johnson 11 10 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 .400 .455 .400 .855 0 0 1 0 0
Tim Hudson 10 7 2 0 0 1 2 1 1 .286 .375 .714 1.089 2 0 0 0 0
Jason Heyward 9 7 2 2 0 0 0 2 2 .286 .444 .571 1.016 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Baker 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 0 2
Paul Maholm 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Freddie Freeman 3 3 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 .667 .667 2.000 2.667 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Constanza 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 0 0 0
David Ross 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Paul Janish 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 188 169 54 10 0 6 25 15 22 .320 .371 .485 .856 2 2 1 0 7
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 10/5/2012.

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