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Boston Red Sox
@ Washington Nationals

Thursday, Jun 25, 2009, 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

John Smoltz vs Jordan Zimmermann

Mostly clear. Game time temperature around 90.

?'s For The DC Faithful...

What Are The Chances That Zimmermann Outshines Smoltz?

• Are You Worried About Dunn's Wrist?

• Who Called That Change To Big Papi? A Lot Of Buck Passing Going Around...

• Will You Be: A) Happy To See Sox Fans Go? B) Sad To See Nationals Park Empty Again?

• How Many Times Have You Seen Dukes' Broken Bat Video Replayed?

DC Starting Lineup...(When It's Announced)...

LINKS:

Complete Coverage >


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


Jordan Zimmermann

#27 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-2

200

R

R

May 23, 1986

'09 Stats - (2-3, 5.03 ERA), 11 GS, 62.2 IP, 66 H, 35 ER, 8 HR, 19 BB, 63 K's, 1.36 WHIP, .273 BAA.

vs Boston - N/A

Origin Story - Selected by Washington Nationals, 2nd Round pick, 67th overall in 2007.



John Smoltz

#29 / Pitcher / Boston Red Sox

6-3

220

R

R

May 15, 1967

'09 Stats - N/A - (ed. note - 1st MLB Start of '09)

vs DC - (21-12, 2.55 ERA), 17 Saves, 4 CG, 41 GS, 68 G, 310.1 IP, 241 H, 98 R, 88 ER, 16 HR, 81 BB, 270 K', 1.04 WHIP, .215 BAA.

Origin Story - Selected by Detroit Tigers, 22nd Round pick, 547th overall in 1985. 8/12/87 - Traded To Atlanta in exchange for RHP Doyle Alexander. 1/09 - Signed By Boston as a Free Agent.


The Nationals vs Smoltz...

Ronnie Belliard - 3 for 17, .176 AVG, 1 RBI, 5 K's.

Adam Dunn - 2 for 12, .167 AVG, 1 2B, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 3 BB, 8 K's.

Cristian Guzman - 5 for 20, .250 AVG, 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 RBI.

Willie Harris - 4 for 6, .667 AVG, 1 2B, 1 3B, 2 RBI's.

Nick Johnson - 6 for 32, .188 AVG, 3 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI's, 5 BB, 8 K's.

Austin Kearns - 8 for 29, .276 AVG, 2 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 3 RBI's, 10 K's.

Wil Nieves - 2 for 3, .667 AVG.

Josh Willingham - 2 for 8, .250 AVG, 1 RBI.

Ryan Zimmerman - 10 for 37, 3 2B, 2 HR's, 9 RBI's, 1 BB, 11 K's.

Franchise Favorite vs Smoltz...

Gary Carter - 2 for 10, .200 AVG, 1 RBI.

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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