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Washington Nationals
@ St. Louis Cardinals

Sunday, Aug 30, 2009, 2:15 PM EDT
Busch Stadium

Garrett Mock vs Adam Wainwright

Sunny. Winds blowing in from left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 70.

?'s For The DC Faithful...

• Who Misses Nyjer Morgan Already?

• Do You Blame The Error Last Night On Guzman? Or Did Pujols Make It Impossible?

• Did You Notice That Ryan Zimmerman Is Second In The NL In Runs Scored, Behind Pujols?

• Can We Get A Sunday Belliard Start?

• Mock vs Wainwright? Any Confidence?

DC Starting Lineup...

  1. Willie Harris - CF
  2. The Guzzzzz - SS
  3. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!!! - 3B
  4. The Big Opposite Field - 1B
  5. The Hammer - LF
  6. Elijah SSSSUPER DUKESSSS - RF
  7. "The Unspectacular" Pete Orr - 2B
  8. The Immortal Bard - C
  9. Garrett Mock - SP

LINKS:

Complete Coverage >


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


Garrett Mock

#49 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-3

240

R

R

Apr 25, 1983

'09 Stats - (3-5, 5.23 ERA), 21 G, 8 GS, 53.1 IP, 69 H, 37 R, 31 ER, 6 HR, 27 BB, 46 K's, 1.80 WHIP, ERA+ = 83, 4.6 BB/9, 7.8 K/9, 1.70 WHIP, .317 BAA.

vs St Louis - N/A

Origin Story - Drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks with the 86th Pick in the 3rd Round of the 2004 MLB Draft. 8/7/06 -Traded to Washington along with LHP Matt Chico for RHP Livan Hernandez.



Adam Wainwright

#50 / Pitcher / St. Louis Cardinals

6-7

230

R

R

Aug 30, 1981

'09 Stats - (15-7, 2.50 ERA), 27 GS, 1 CG, 187.0 IP, 172 H, 57 R, 52 ER, 15 HR, 54 BB, 157 K's, 1.21 WHIP, ERA+ = 168, 2.6 BB/9, 7.6 K/9, 2.91 K/BB, .243 BAA.

vs DC - (2-1, 2.37 ERA), 6 G, 4 GS, 1 HLD, 1 CG, 30.1 IP, 31 H, 8 ER, 2 HR, 6 BB, 28 K's,1.22 WHIP, .261 BAA.

Origin Story - Drafted by the Atlanta Braves with the 29th pick in the 1st Round of the 2000 MLB Draft. 12/13/03 - Traded by Braves to St. Louis Cardinals w/LHP Ray King and RHP Jason Marquis for OF J.D. Drew and C/IF/OF Eli Marrero.


Sunday Reading...

• Nationals' bullpen struggles nearing historic level - Washington Times - Gerry Fahey

"The Nationals have 36 bullpen losses, most in the majors by a wide margin. Toronto was second with 26. "The major league record for bullpen losses in a season is 40, set by Colorado in 2004."

For A Cardinals Fan's Perspective, Check Out the SB Nation's St. Louis Cardinals Blog:

Viva El Birdos

Michael Wilbon Says: "WAY TO GO NATS!!!

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