Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs: GameThread 79 of 162

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The Washington Nationals dropped the series opener with the Chicago Cubs last night in Wrigley Field. Tanner Roark takes on right-hander Jason Hammel in Game 2 of 4 this afternoon. Game Time: 4:05 pm EDT; TV: MASN; Radio: 106.7 the FAN, 1500 AM.

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Washington Nationals
@ Chicago Cubs

Friday, June 27, 2014 4:05 PM EDT
Wrigley Field

Jason Hammel vs Tanner Roark

WEATHER: Partly cloudy 81°

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

2. #RENDONISREADY- 3B

3. The WereWerth - RF

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

5. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - LF (Word?)

6. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

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

8. "Left Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

9. Tanner Roark - RHP

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Today's Lineups

WASHINGTON NATIONALS CHICAGO CUBS
Denard Span - CF Ryan Sweeney - RF
Anthony Rendon - 3B Justin Ruggiano - CF
Jayson Werth - RF Anthony Rizzo - 1B
Adam LaRoche - 1B Starlin Castro - SS
Ryan Zimmerman - LF Luis Valbuena - 3B
Wilson Ramos - C Chris Coghlan - LF
Ian Desmond - SS John Baker - C
Danny Espinosa - 2B Darwin Barney - 2B
Tanner Roark - RHP Jason Hammel - RHP

• Hammel vs the Nationals:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Ryan Zimmerman 27 25 9 2 0 1 4 2 2 .360 .407 .560 .967 0 0 0 0 3
Adam LaRoche 18 15 2 0 0 1 3 3 5 .133 .278 .333 .611 0 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 16 16 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Denard Span 10 10 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 .100 .100 .300 .400 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 9 8 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .333 .250 .583 0 0 0 0 0
Scott Hairston 8 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286 .375 .286 .661 0 0 0 0 0
Nate McLouth 8 6 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 .333 .375 .667 1.042 0 1 1 0 0
Danny Espinosa 6 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 .250 .500 .250 .750 0 0 0 0 0
Wilson Ramos 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 .333 .333 1.333 1.667 0 0 0 0 0
Gio Gonzalez 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Lobaton 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Zimmermann 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Ross Detwiler 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Total 112 100 27 6 1 3 9 10 22 .270 .333 .440 .773 1 1 1 0 3
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 6/27/2014.

• Roark vs the Cubs:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Justin Ruggiano 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Coghlan 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Welington Castillo 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 0 1 0 0 0
Starlin Castro 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Junior Lake 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Rizzo 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Nate Schierholtz 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 12 11 2 0 0 0 1 0 5 .182 .167 .182 .348 0 1 0 0 0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 6/27/2014.

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