Washington Nationals vs Texas Rangers: GameThread 53 of 162

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The one-time Washington Senators are back in the nation's capital this weekend for a three-game set with the Nationals. Stephen Strasburg vs Colby Lewis on the mound tonight. Game Time: 7:05 pm EDT; TV: MASN; RADIO: 106.7 the FAN, 1500 AM WFED.

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Texas Rangers
@ Washington Nationals

Friday, May 30, 2014 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Stephen Strasburg vs Colby Lewis

WEATHER: Sunny, 73°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

2. #RENDONISREADY- 3B

3. The WereWerth - RF

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

5. BuffaRhino - C

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

7. Nate McLouth - LF

8. "Left Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

9. Stephen Strasburg - RHP

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• For A Texas Rangers Fan's Perspective, Check Out The SB Nation's Rangers site: Lone Star Ball.

Today's Lineups

TEXAS RANGERS WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Shin-Soo Choo - LF Denard Span - CF
Elvis Andrus - SS Anthony Rendon - 3B
Mitch Moreland - 1B Jayson Werth - RF
Adrian Beltre - 3B Adam LaRoche - 1B
Alex Rios - RF Wilson Ramos - C
Chris Gimenez - C Ian Desmond - SS
Leonys Martin - CF Nate McLouth - LF
Rougned Odor - 2B Danny Espinosa - 2B
Colby Lewis - RHP S. Strasburg - RHP

• Strasburg vs the Rangers:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Shin-Soo Choo 7 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333 .429 .333 .762 0 0 0 0 0
Donnie Murphy 4 4 1 0 0 1 2 0 3 .250 .250 1.000 1.250 0 0 0 0 0
Alex Rios 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 14 13 3 0 0 1 3 1 6 .231 .286 .462 .747 0 0 0 0 0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 5/30/2014.

• Lewis vs the Nationals:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Denard Span 9 8 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .333 .250 .583 0 0 0 0 1
Kevin Frandsen 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Jayson Werth 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1.000 1.000 4.000 5.000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 13 12 3 0 0 1 4 1 0 .250 .308 .500 .808 0 0 0 0 2
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 5/30/2014.

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

• Mr. Kornheiser? "Don't Hate on the Nats, Baby!"

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