Washington Nationals At St. Louis Cardinals: GameThread 159 Of 162

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Can the Washington Nationals avoid getting swept in the season series with St. Louis? If they lose it would be the sixth straight loss to the Cardinals going back to Game 5 of the NLDS last October? Can Jordan Zimmermann win his 20th game? 1:45 PM EDT start in St. Louis...

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Washington Nationals
@ St. Louis Cardinals

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT
Busch Stadium

Jordan Zimmermann vs Shelby Miller

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing in from center field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 75.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This Is D-SPAN - CF

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

3. The WereWerth - RF

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

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

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

7. Wilson "Duke of Lizzards" Ramos - C

8. Steve "#LOMBOLOBBY" Lombardozzi - 2B

9. Jordan "DeadEyez" Zimmermann - RHP

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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:


Shelby Miller

#40 / Pitcher / St. Louis Cardinals

6-3

215

R

R

Oct 10, 1990

• 2012 Stats - (1-0), 6 G, 1 GS, 13.2 IP, 1.32 ERA, 1.85 FIP, ERA+ = 300, 0 HR, 4 BB (2.63 BB/9), 16 Ks (10.54 K/9), 0.95 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (14-9), 30 G, 30 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 167.1 IP, 3.12 ERA, 3.67 FIP, ERA+ = 118, 20 HR (1.08 HR/9), 54 BB (2.90 BB/9), 166 Ks (8.93 K/9), 1.21 WHIP.

• vs D.C. - (1-0), 1 G, 1 GS, 6.2 IP, 0.00 ERA, 0 HR, 2 BB (2.70 BB/9), 8 Ks (10.80 K/9), 0.75 WHIP.



Jordan Zimmermann

#27 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-2

220

R

R

May 23, 1986

• 2012 Stats - (12-8), 32 G, 32 GS, 195.2 IP, 2.94 ERA, 3.51 FIP, ERA+ = 134, 18 HR (0.83 HR/9), 43 BB (1.98 BB/9), 153 Ks (7.04 K/9), 1.17 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (19-8), 31 G, 31 GS, 4 CG, 2 SO, 206.1 IP, 3.18 ERA, 3.31 FIP, ERA+ = 118, 18 HR (0.79 HR/9), 40 BB (1.74 BB/9), 159 Ks (6.94 K/9), 1.10 WHIP.

• vs STL - (0-2), 5 G, 5 GS, 25.2 IP, 9.12 ERA, 6 HR (2.10 HR/9), 6 BB (2.10 BB/9), 21 Ks (7.36 K/9), 1.71 WHIP.


• Miller vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Ian Desmond 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Adam LaRoche 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Rendon 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Denard Span 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Dan Haren 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 20 20 2 2 0 0 2 0 7 .100 .100 .200 .300 0 0 0 0 0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/25/2013.

• Zimmermann vs the Cards:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Yadier Molina 15 13 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 .538 .571 .615 1.187 1 0 0 1 0
Carlos Beltran 14 14 4 2 0 0 1 0 1 .286 .286 .429 .714 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Holliday 13 10 3 0 0 1 2 3 2 .300 .462 .600 1.062 0 0 0 0 0
Jon Jay 12 11 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 .364 .417 .364 .780 0 0 0 1 2
Allen Craig 7 7 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 .429 .429 .857 1.286 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Carpenter 6 6 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833 0 0 0 0 0
Daniel Descalso 6 5 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .400 .500 .400 .900 0 0 0 1 0
David Freese 5 4 3 2 0 1 3 1 0 .750 .800 2.000 2.800 0 0 0 0 0
Pete Kozma 5 5 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 .400 .400 .600 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 83 75 30 7 0 3 15 4 9 .400 .451 .613 1.065 1 0 0 3 2
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 9/25/2013.

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