Washington Nationals vs New York Mets: GameThread 121 Of 162.

Apr 12, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; A general view of Nationals Park during the Washington Nationals home opener against the Cincinnati Reds. Mandatory Credit: James Lang-US PRESSWIRE
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New York Mets
@ Washington Nationals

Sunday, Aug 19, 2012, 1:35 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Jeremy Hefner vs Gio Gonzalez

Mostly cloudy. Winds blowing in from right field at 0-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 80.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. The WereWerth - RF

2. Run-Until-He's-Tagged, Tape-Measure-Testing, Laser-Throwing, Eyeblack-Oozing Baseball Cyborg" (aka Bryce Harper) - CF

3. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 3B (Word.)

4. Adam "Graceful, Effortless" LaRoche - 1B

5. The People's Champion Michael Morse - LF

6. Ian "+Range, +Arm" Desmond - SS

7. "Left Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

8. Kurt "Suzy" Suzuki - C

9. Gio Gonzalez (aka The Best-Dressed Pitcher In Town) - LHP

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• Tonight's Starting Pitchers Are Going To Stare At You Now:


Gio Gonzalez

#47 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-0

205

R

L

Sep 19, 1985

• 2011 Stats - (16-12), 32 G, 32 GS, 202.0 IP, 3.12 ERA, 3.64 FIP, ERA+ = 127, 91 BB (4.05 K/9), 197 Ks (8.78 K/9), 1.32 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (15-6), 24 G, 24 GS, 147.2 IP, 3.29 ERA, 2.79 FIP, ERA+ = 121, 56 BB (3.41 BB/9), 158 Ks (9.63 K/9), 1.14 WHIP.

vs NYM - (1-1), 3 G, 3 GS, 17.1 IP, 12 H, 8 R, 7 ER, 2 HR, 6 BB (3.12 BB/9), 14 Ks (7.27 K/9), 3.63 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, .194 BAA.



Jeremy Hefner

#53 / Pitcher / New York Mets

6-4

215

R

R

Mar 11, 1986

• 2011 Stats - (AAA) - (9-7), 28 G, 28 GS, 157.1 IP, 4.98 ERA, 4.63 FIP, 61 BB (1.46 BB/9), 120 Ks (5.40 K/9), 1.52 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (2-4), 18 G, 6 GS, 56.2 IP, 4.76 ERA, 3.89 FIP, ERA+ = 81, 10 BB (1.59 BB/9), 33 Ks (5.24 K/9), 1.38 WHIP.

vs D.C. - (0-2), 2 G, 2 GS, 12.0 IP, 13 H, 7 R, 5 ER, 3 HR, 3 BB (2.25 BB/9), 10 Ks (7.50 K/9), 3.75 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, .255 BAA.


• Gio vs the Mets:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Andres Torres 18 15 4 1 0 0 1 2 3 .267 .389 .333 .722 0 0 0 1 1
Jason Bay 11 8 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 .000 .273 .000 .273 0 0 0 0 0
Scott Hairston 8 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .250 .375 0 0 0 0 1
Kelly Shoppach 6 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Justin Turner 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Ronny Cedeno 5 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 0 0
Ike Davis 5 5 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 .600 .600 1.200 1.800 0 0 0 0 0
R.A. Dickey 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Ruben Tejada 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 0 0
David Wright 5 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 .250 .400 1.000 1.400 0 0 1 0 0
Daniel Murphy 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Josh Thole 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Total 79 70 11 2 0 2 7 7 20 .157 .244 .271 .515 1 0 1 1 2
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Generated 8/19/2012.

• Hefner vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Danny Espinosa 6 6 3 1 0 1 1 0 2 .500 .500 1.167 1.667 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .333 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Adam LaRoche 6 6 2 0 0 1 3 0 3 .333 .333 .833 1.167 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Lombardozzi 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Morse 6 6 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0 0 0 0 1
Ryan Zimmerman 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 0 0 0 0 0
Roger Bernadina 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 0 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Jesus Flores 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Edwin Jackson 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Stephen Strasburg 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 51 49 13 2 0 3 6 2 10 .265 .294 .490 .784 0 0 0 0 1
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 8/19/2012.

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