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Washington Nationals
@ New York Mets

Saturday, Apr 10, 2010, 1:10 PM EDT
Citi Field

John Lannan vs Oliver Perez

Sunny. Winds blowing out to right field at 15-20 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 55.

DC Starting Lineup: (courtesy of the Washington Post's Adam Kilgore):

  1. NMIMH!! - Nyjer Morgan - CF
  2. The Guzzzzz...uh where? - 2B
  3. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM - 3B (Word.)
  4. The Big Walky - 1B
  5. "The Hammer" Josh Willingham - LF
  6. Ian "The Future" Desmond - SS
  7. Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez - C
  8. Willy Taveras - RF
  9. John "Cool Hand" Lannan - Eating 40 Eggs.

LINKS:

MLB.com To Show Stephen Strasburg's Double-A Debut......
Washington Nationals: 2010 Draft Watch - If Not Bryce Harper UPDATE.
New York Mets Hit 4 HR's, Beat Washington Nationals 8-2.

Complete Coverage >


• How Many HR's Will The Mets Hit Today?

• For A Mets Fan's Perspective Check Out The SB Nation's Amazin' Avenue...

• Today's Starting Pitchers Are Going To Stare At You Now...(Ollie looks like he came around a corner and was surprised to find a camera...Lannan, dead serious as always...)


Oliver Perez

#46 / Pitcher / New York Mets

6-3

205

L

L

Aug 15, 1981

'09 Stats - (3-4), 14 GS, 66.0 IP, 6.82 ERA, ERA+ = 61, 6.40 FIP, 58 BB (7.91 BB/9), 62 K's (8.45 K/9), 1.92 WHIP.

vs DC - (3-5), 10 GS, 51.2 IP, 7.14 ERA, 61 H, 41 ER, 6 HR, 29 BB (5.05 BB/9), 44 K's (7.66 K/9), 1.74 WHIP, .300 BAA.



John Lannan

#31 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-4

215

L

L

Sep 27, 1984

'09 Stats - (9-13), 33 GS, 206.1 IP, 3.88 ERA, ERA+ = 108, 4.70 FIP, 68 BB (2.97 BB/9), 89 K's (3.88 K/9), 1.35 WHIP.

'10 Stats - (0-1), 1 GS, 3.2 IP, 7 H, 5 ER, 1 HR, 3 BB.

vs NYM - (3-4), 10 GS, 64.2 IP, 2 GS, 1 SO, 60 H, 28 R, 26 ER, 5 HR, 16 BB (2.23 BB/9), 35 K's (4.87 K/9), 1.18 WHIP, .253 AVG.


• Nats vs Perez:

Adam Dunn - 8 for 31, .258 AVG, 2 2B, 3 HR, 7 RBI's, 9 BB, 14 K's.

Alberto Gonzalez - 3 for 9, .333 AVG, 1 2B, 3 RBI's.

Cristian Guzman - 2 for 11, .182 AVG, 1 HR, 2 RBI's.

Willie Harris - 0 for 10, .000 AVG, 2 BB, 3 K's.

Adam Kennedy - 1 for 3, .333 AVG.

Nyjer Morgan - 0 for 2, .000 AVG.

Wil Nieves - 3 for 7, .429 AVG, 1 RBI, 4 BB.

Ivan Rodriguez - 3 for 5, .600 AVG, 1 2B, 3 RBI's.

Josh Willingham - 7 for 25, .286 AVG, 1 2B, 3 HR's, 6 RBI's, 9 BB, 7 K's.

Ryan Zimmerman - 7 for 20, .350 AVG, 2 2B, 1 RBI, 4 BB.

• Mets vs Lannan:

Rod Barajas - 0 for 1, .000 AVG.

Jason Bay - 4 for 7, .571 AVG, 1 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI's.

Luis Castillo - 5 for 18, .278 AVG, 1 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI's, 3 BB.

Jeff Francoeur - 11 for 22, .500 AVG, 3 2B, 1 HR, 6 RBI's, 2 BB.

Angel Pagan - 1 for 15, .067 AVG.

Jose Reyes - 5 for 15, .333 AVG, 1 2B, 1 RBI.

Fernando Tatis - 5 for 18, .278 AVG, 2 2B, 1 RBI.

David Wright - 7 for 27, .259 AVG, 3 2B, 2 RBI's.

LINKS:

Across the Affiliates 04/10/10 | Nationals Farm Authority - Brian Oliver

"RHP Drew Storen made his debut allowing a hit and a walk while striking out one over one scoreless inning."

BtB Power Rankings: Week 1 - Beyond the Box Score - JinAZ

"The season's first power ranking post debuts with a breakdown of what the rankings are, and what they are not. Those not used to these rankings may find that this helps interpretation."

MASNSports.com's National Matters: "How Morgan and Burnett made their way to Washington" - Mike Rizzo (w/ Ben Goessling)

"Today, we're going to delve deeper into his first deal with the Nationals - the four-player trade he made with the Pirates on June 30, 2009, which brought center fielder Nyjer Morgan and reliever Sean Burnett to Washington. Rizzo sat with MASNsports.com Nationals beat writer Ben Goessling to put together an inside look at the trade..."

Nationals Journal - Adam Kilgore: "Garrett Mock still needs to master 'Baseball 101,' plus morning links"

"Ivan Rodriguez, with 20 major league seasons under his belt, had the right perspective last night. 'There's still a lot of games left, the whole season left,'; he said. 'It's only four games.' But when your starters are..."

"Things Read in Other Moms' Basements" - royhobbs - Around the NL East 04.10.10 - Talking Chop

"Your best source for quality Atlanta Braves news, rumors, analysis, stats and scores from the fan perspective."

Nats racing presidents to appear in today’s Cherry Blossom Festival parade " Presidents Race: Let Teddy Win!

"The Washington Nationals racing presidents will appear in today’s National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in DC, accompanied by Nationals mascot Screech. The Parade begins at 10:00am and runs along Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets, NW, and will be featured in a live simulcast on ABC 7/ WJLA-TV and NewsChannel 8."

• Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

• Who's Watching The Nationals?