Washington Nationals at Pittsburgh Pirates: GameThread 49 of 162

Justin K. Aller

The marquee pitching matchup of the weekend series between the Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates features Stephen Strasburg on the mound against Gerrit Cole. Game Time: 7:15 pm EDT; TV: FOX; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN, 1500 AM WFED.

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Washington Nationals
@ Pittsburgh Pirates

Saturday, May 24, 2014 7:15 PM EDT
PNC Park

Gerrit Cole vs Stephen Strasburg

WEATHER: Clear, 65°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

2. #RENDONISREADY- 2B

3. The WereWerth - RF

4. BuffaRhino - C

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

6. Greg Dobbs - 1B

7. "Left Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

8. Nate McLouth - LF

9. Stephen Strasburg - RHP

• LINKS:

Pirates 3-1 over Nationals in series opener in PNC
Pirates take second straight from Nationals in PNC, 4-3 final
Is Nationals' prospect A.J. Cole the "Next Big Thing"?

Complete Coverage >


• For A Pittsburgh Pirates Fan's Perspective, Check Out The SB Nation's Pirates Site: Bucs Dugout.

Today's Lineups

WASHINGTON NATIONALS PITTSBURGH PIRATES
Denard Span - CF Josh Harrison - RF
Anthony Rendon - 3B Neil Walker - 2B
Jayson Werth - RF A. McCutchen - CF
Wilson Ramos - C Ike Davis - 1B
Ian Desmond - SS Russell Martin - C
Greg Dobbs - 1B Pedro Alvarez - 3B
Danny Espinosa - 2B Starling Marte - LF
Nate McLouth - LF Clint Barmes - SS
S. Strasburg - RHP Gerrit Cole - RHP

• Cole 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 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 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 1 0
Kevin Frandsen 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Wilson Ramos 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .500 .500 2.000 2.500 0 0 0 0 0
Denard Span 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 15 13 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 .077 .200 .308 .508 0 0 0 1 0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 5/24/2014.

• Strasburg vs the Pirates:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Ike Davis 15 13 4 0 0 2 2 2 4 .308 .400 .769 1.169 0 0 0 0 0
Gaby Sanchez 13 12 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .167 .231 .250 .481 0 0 0 0 0
Andrew McCutchen 12 10 1 0 0 0 1 2 4 .100 .250 .100 .350 0 0 0 0 0
Pedro Alvarez 9 8 1 0 0 1 1 1 5 .125 .222 .500 .722 0 0 0 0 0
Clint Barmes 9 9 2 0 0 1 2 0 3 .222 .222 .556 .778 0 0 0 0 0
Neil Walker 9 8 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .250 .333 .250 .583 0 0 0 0 0
Starling Marte 7 6 1 0 0 1 2 0 4 .167 .286 .667 .952 0 0 0 1 0
Travis Snider 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Francisco Liriano 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Russell Martin 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 1 1
Jordy Mercer 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Tabata 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333 0 0 0 0 0
Edinson Volquez 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 93 84 17 1 0 5 10 7 31 .202 .280 .393 .672 0 0 0 2 1
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 5/24/2014.

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