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Colorado Rockies
@ Washington Nationals

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2009, 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Jason Marquis vs Collin Balester

Partly cloudy,rain. Winds blowing out to center field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 85.

?'s For The DC Faithful...

What Do The Nationals Have Against Mike Rizzo?

• Where Were All These Leaks During The Strasburg Negotiations?

• Do You Think The Nationals Told Strasburg About Their GM Plans?

• Good Bally Or Bad Bally? Which Shows Up Tonight?

• Can't They Just Promote Rizzo If He's Not GM?

DC Starting Lineup...

LINKS:

Complete Coverage >


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Today's Starting Pitchers Are Going To Stare At You Now...


Collin Balester

#40 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-5

195

R

R

Jun 06, 1986

'09 Stats - (1-2, 6.00 ERA), 5 GS, 24.0 IP, 26 H, 17 R, 16 ER, 9 HR, 6 BB, 13 K's, 1.33 WHIP, ERA+ = 72, 2.3 BB/9, 4.9 K/9, 2.17 K/BB, .277 BAA.

vs COL - N/A

Origin Story - Montreal Expos' 4th Round pick, 114th overall in 2004.



Jason Marquis

#21 / Pitcher / Colorado Rockies

6-1

210

L

R

Aug 21, 1978

'09 Stats - (13-8, 3.55 ERA), 23 GS, 2 CG, 1 SO, 157.1 IP, 148 H, 68 R, 62 ER, 11 HR, 51 BB, 78 K's, 1.26 WHIP, ERA+ = 128, 2.9 BB/9, 4.5 K/9, 1.53 K/BB, .250 BAA.

vs DC - (4-4, 3.44 ERA), 1 BS, 1 HLD, 1 GS, 1 SO, 89.0 IP, 81 H, 34 ER, 10 HR, 33 BB, 44 K's, .28 WHIP, .245 BAA.

Origin Story - Atlanta Braves' 1st Round pick 35th overall in 1996. 12/13/03 - Traded by Atlanta with LHP Ray King and RHP Adam Wainwright for OF J.D. Drew and C/OF Eli Marrero. 12/19/06 - Signs as a Free Agent with the Chicago Cubs. 1/6/09 - Traded by Cubs to Colorado Rockies for RHP Luis Vizcaino.


Washington Nationals vs Jason Marquis...

Josh Bard - 3 for 6, .500 AVG, 1 RBI.

Ronnie Belliard - 5 for 13, .385 AVG, 1 2B, 1 HR, 3 RBI's.

Adam Dunn - 7 for 31, .226 AVG, 1 2B, 2 HR, 3 RBI's, 8 BB, 7 K's.

Cristian Guzman - 1 for 8, .125 AVG.

Willie Harris - 1 for 7, .143 AVG.

Nyjer Morgan - 4 for 11, .364 AVG, 1 RBI, 2 SB.

Josh Willingham - 3 for 11, .273 AVG, 1 2B.

Ryan Zimmerman - 3 for 12, .250 AVG, 1 HR, 2 RBI's.

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