Washington Nationals vs St. Louis Cardinals: GameThread 17 of 162

Rob Carr

After last night's 8-0 shutout, the Washington Nationals try to even things up in their four-game set with the visiting St. Louis Cardinals. Gio Gonzalez vs Michael Wacha tonight in D.C. TV: MASN2; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN in D.C., 1500AM WFED

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St. Louis Cardinals
@ Washington Nationals

Friday, April 18, 2014 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Gio Gonzalez vs Michael Wacha

WEATHER: Sunny, 55°

• 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. Gio Gonzalez (aka The Best-Dresssed Pitcher in Town) - LHP

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Today's Lineups

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Matt Carpenter - 3B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Jhonny Peralta - SS Bryce Harper - LF
Matt Holliday - LF Jayson Werth - RF
Allen Craig - 1B Adam LaRoche - 1B
Yadier Molina - C Ian Desmond - SS
Mark Ellis - 2B Danny Espinosa - 2B
Shane Robinson - RF Nate McLouth - CF
Peter Bourjos - CF Jose Lobaton - C
Michael Wacha - RHP Gio Gonzalez - LHP

• Gonzalez vs the Cardinals:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Jhonny Peralta 19 14 3 1 0 1 2 4 3 .214 .368 .500 .868 0 1 0 0 1
Peter Bourjos 13 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .154 .154 .154 .308 0 0 0 0 0
Jon Jay 13 10 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .300 .385 .300 .685 0 1 0 0 0
Yadier Molina 11 10 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 .200 .273 .400 .673 0 0 0 0 0
Allen Craig 10 9 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .111 .200 .111 .311 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Holliday 10 8 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 .125 .300 .250 .550 0 0 0 0 2
Daniel Descalso 6 5 2 1 0 0 0 1 3 .400 .500 .600 1.100 0 0 0 0 0
Mark Ellis 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .200 .000 .200 1 0 0 0 0
Shane Robinson 5 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 0 0 0 0 0
Adam Wainwright 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Adams 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Carpenter 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Michael Wacha 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Tony Cruz 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 106 89 17 6 0 1 7 14 26 .191 .295 .292 .587 1 2 0 0 3
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 4/18/2014.

• Wacha vs the Nationals:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Ian Desmond 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Adam LaRoche 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Rendon 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 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Gio Gonzalez 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 17 16 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .059 .000 .059 0 0 0 0 0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 4/18/2014.

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