Washington Nationals vs St. Louis Cardinals: GameThread 131 Of 162.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 12: Fans enter Nationals Park during openinig day between the Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals on April 12, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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St. Louis Cardinals
@ Washington Nationals

Friday, Aug 31, 2012, 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Adam Wainwright vs Gio Gonzalez

Mostly clear. Winds blowing out to center field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 90.

• 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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• For A St. Louis Cardinals Fan's Perspective, Check Out The SB Nation's Cardinals Site: Viva El Birdos.

• 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+ = 129, 91 BB (4.05 BB/9), 197 Ks (8.78 K/9), 1.32 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (16-7), 26 G, 26 GS, 1 CG, 159.1 IP, 3.28 ERA, 2.87 FIP, ERA+ = 121, 60 BB (3.39 BB/9), 168 Ks (9.49 K/9), 1.16 WHIP.

vs St.L - N/A



Adam Wainwright

#50 / Pitcher / St. Louis Cardinals

6-7

230

R

R

Aug 30, 1981

• 2010 Stats - (20-11), 33 G, 33 GS, 5 CG, 2 SO, 230.1 IP, 2.42 ERA, 2.86 FIP, ERA+ = 160, 56 BB (2.19 BB/9), 213 Ks (8.32 K/9), 1.05 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (13-10), 26 G, 26 GS, 3 CG, 2 SO, 166.0 IP, 3.63 ERA, 2.94 FIP, ERA+ = 107, 38 BB (2.06 BB/9), 156 Ks (8.46 K/9), 1.18 WHIP.

vs D.C. - (3-2), 8 G, 6 GS, 1 CG, 41.1 IP, 40 H, 13 R, 13 ER, 3 HR, 12 BB (2.61 BB/9), 42 Ks (9.15 K/9), 2.83 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, .248 BAA.


• Gio vs the Cards:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Carlos Beltran 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 8/31/2012.

• Wainwright vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Adam LaRoche 25 21 5 1 0 1 6 3 7 .238 .320 .429 .749 0 1 0 0 0
Ryan Zimmerman 21 21 5 3 0 0 0 0 4 .238 .238 .381 .619 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 12 11 2 0 0 1 4 0 4 .182 .167 .455 .621 0 1 0 0 0
Jesus Flores 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .100 .000 .100 0 0 0 1 0
Tom Gorzelanny 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0 0 0 0
Chad Tracy 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .333 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Roger Bernadina 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.000 1.667 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
Mike Morse 3 3 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 .667 .667 1.667 2.333 0 0 0 0 0
Kurt Suzuki 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Total 94 87 19 6 0 3 12 3 25 .218 .247 .391 .638 1 2 0 1 0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 8/31/2012.

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