Washington Nationals vs St. Louis Cardinals: GameThread 16 of 162

Rob Carr

The Washington Nationals dropped all six games they played against the St. Louis Cardinals last season. They play the Cards for the first time in 2014 tonight in the first game of a four-game set. Taylor Jordan vs Adam Wainwright. TV: MASN, MLBN; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN; 1500 AM WFED.

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St. Louis Cardinals
@ Washington Nationals

Thursday, April 17, 2014 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Taylor Jordan vs Adam Wainwright

WEATHER: Sunny, 52°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. #RENDONISREADY - 3B

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

3. The WereWerth - RF

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

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

6. "Left Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

7. Nate McLouth - CF

8. Jose "Ice Cream Man" Lobaton - C

9. Taylor "The Ground Ball Machine" Jordan - RHP

• LINKS:

Nationals 6-3 over Marlins on Werth, Walters' blasts
Switch-hitting slugger Zach Walters does it again
Wire Taps: Nationals vs Cardinals in D.C. tonight

Complete Coverage >


• For a St. Louis Cardinals Fan's Perspective, Check out the SB Nation's Cardinals site: Viva El Birdos.

Today's Lineups

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Matt Carpenter - 3B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Kolten Wong - 2B Bryce Harper - LF
Matt Holliday - LF Jayson Werth - RF
Matt Adams - 1B Adam LaRoche - 1B
Yadier Molina - C Ian Desmond - SS
Allen Craig - RF Danny Espinosa - 2B
Jhonny Peralta - SS Nate McLouth - CF
Jon Jay - CF Jose Lobaton - C
Adam Wainwright - HP Taylor Jordan - RHP

• Jordan vs the Cardinals: N/A

• Wainwright vs the Nationals:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Adam LaRoche 42 36 7 1 0 1 9 5 14 .194 .286 .306 .591 0 1 0 0 1
Jayson Werth 30 28 7 2 0 2 7 1 8 .250 .267 .536 .802 0 1 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 18 18 6 0 0 0 1 0 3 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 18 16 8 2 1 1 2 2 3 .500 .556 .938 1.493 0 0 0 0 0
Nate McLouth 16 13 5 1 0 0 1 3 3 .385 .500 .462 .962 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 11 11 1 0 0 0 1 0 5 .091 .091 .091 .182 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Rendon 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Gio Gonzalez 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .250 .000 .250 1 0 0 0 0
Tanner Roark 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Ross Detwiler 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 149 133 35 6 1 4 21 12 41 .263 .320 .414 .733 2 2 0 0 1
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 4/17/2014.

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