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Boston Red Sox
@ Washington Nationals

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2009, 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Jon Lester vs Craig Stammen

Clear. Game time temperature around 85.

?'s For The DC Faithful...

Do The Nationals Have Any Chance Against Lester?

• Nick "Clean-Up" Johnson?

• How Will Stammen Fair Against Big Papi?

• Will Tyler Clippard Make It To The Park This Time?

• Can Someone Tell The Sox Fans To Be Quiet?

DC Starting Lineup...

  1. TAWH - CF
  2. The Guzzzz - SS
  3. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 3B
  4. Nick "Clean-Up" Johnson - 1B
  5. The HAMMER - LF
  6. Elijah SSSSSUPER DUKESSSSS - RF
  7. Anderson "Elvis" Hernandez - 2B
  8. Wil "Blocker" Nieves - C
  9. Stammen - Pitching.

LINKS:

The Washington Nationals-You-Expected Lose, 11-3 Boston Red Sox Win.
Bring back Luis Ayala?
Washington Nationals' Manager Manny Acta Talks To The People...

Complete Coverage >


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TODAY'S STARTING PITCHERS ARE GOING TO STARE AT YOU NOW...


Craig Stammen

#35 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-3

210

R

R

Mar 09, 1984

'09 Stats - (1-2, 4.76 ERA), 6 GS, 34.0 IP, 34 H, 20 R, 18 ER, 2 HR, 9 BB, 15 K's, 4.76 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, .256 BAA.

vs Boston - N/A

Origin Story - Washington Nationals' 12th Round pich, 354th overall in 2005.



Jon Lester

#31 / Pitcher / Boston Red Sox

6-2

190

L

L

Jan 07, 1984

'09 Stats - (5-6, 4.69 ERA), 14 GS, 86.1 IP, 89 H, 45 ER, 13 HR, 28 BB, 100 K's, 1.36 WHIP, .266 BAA.

vs DC - (1-0, 1.50 ERA), 1 GS, 6.0 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 10 K's, 0.83 WHIP, .143 BAA.

Origin Story - Drafted by Boston, 2nd Round pick, 57th overall in 2002.


Nationals vs Lester...

Josh Willingham - 0 for 0, 2BB.

Ryan Zimmerman - 0 for 3.


Lineup

Boston Red Sox @ Washington Nationals

06/24/09 7:05 PM EDT

Boston Red Sox Washington Nationals
Dustin Pedroia - 2B Willie Harris - CF
J.D. Drew - RF Cristian Guzman - SS
Kevin Youkilis - 3B Ryan Zimmerman - 3B
Jason Bay - LF Nick Johnson - 1B
David Ortiz - 1B Josh Willingham - LF
Jason Varitek - C Elijah Dukes - RF
Jacoby Ellsbury - CF Anderson Hernandez - 2B
Nick Green - SS Wil Nieves - C
Jon Lester - P Craig Stammen - P

For A Red Sox Fan's Perspective, Check Out The SB Nation's Boston Red Sox Blog: (ed. note - "I love this blog. Up there with my McCovey Cove obsession...")

Over The Monster

Check the NatCast if you're heading to Nationals Park...

Who's Watching The Nationals?

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