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Washington Nationals
@ Florida Marlins

Saturday, May 1, 2010, 7:10 PM EDT
Sun Life Stadium

Craig Stammen vs Chris Volstad

Mostly clear. Winds blowing from right to left field at 10-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 80.

DC Starting Lineup:

  1. NMIMH Nyjer Morgan - CF
  2. Adam Kennedy (aka Dunnside Assistance) - 2B
  3. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 3B (Word.)
  4. The Big OBP - 1B
  5. The Hammer Josh Willingham - LF
  6. Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez - C
  7. The Guzzzzzz - SS
  8. Roger Bernandina - RF
  9. Craig Stammen - SP

LINKS:

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• For A Florida Marlins Fan's Perspective, Check Out The SB Nation's Marlins Blog: FishStripes.

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


Chris Volstad

#41 / Pitcher / Florida Marlins

6-8

230

R

R

Sep 23, 1986

'09 Stats - (9-13), 29 G, 159.0 IP, 5.21 ERA, ERA+ = 82, 5.29 FIP, 59 BB (3.34 BB/9), 107 K's (6.06 K/9), 1.43 WHIP.

'10 Stats - (1-2), 4 GS, 23.1 IP, 22 H, 16 R, 15 ER, 3 HR, 9 BB (3.5 BB/9), 9 K's (3.5 K/9).

vs DC - (1-1), 4 GS, 16.2 IP, 22 H, 17 R, 12 ER, 2 HR, 16 BB, 17 K's, 6.48 ERA, 2.28 WHIP, .319 BAA.



Craig Stammen

#35 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-3

200

R

R

Mar 09, 1984

'09 Stats - (4-7), 19 GS, 105.2 IP, 5.11 ERA, ERA+ = 82, 4.68 FIP, 24 BB (2.04 BB/9), 48 K's (4.09 K/9), 1.37 WHIP.

'10 Stats - (1-0), 4 GS, 21.1 IP, 27 H, 16 ER, 3 HR, 2 BB, 9 K's, 1.36 WHIP.

vs FLA - (0-0), 2 GS, 7.0 IP, 13 H, 10 R, 8 ER, 1 HR, 1 BB, 4 K's, 10.29 ERA, 2.00 WHIP, .433 BAA.


• Stammen vs The Fish:

John Baker - 0 for 3, .000 AVG.

Jorge Cantu - 1 for 2, .500 AVG, 1 2B, 1 RBI.

Chris Coghlan - 3 for 5, .600 AVG, 2 1B, 1 RBI.

Hanley Ramirez - 4 for 5, .800 AVG, 1 2B, 1 HR, 3 RBI's.

Dan Uggla - 1 for 3, .333 AVG.

Chris Volstad - 1 for 1, 1.000 AVG.

• Nats vs Volstad:

Adam Dunn - 5 for 8, .625 AVG, 1 2B, 1 RBI, 5 BB.

Alberto Gonzalez - 1 for 4, .250 AVG, 1 2B, 2 RBI's.

Cristian Guzman - 1 for 5, .200 AVG.

Willie Harris - 0 for 2, .000 AVG.

Nyjer Morgan - 1 for 3, .333 AVG.

Wil Nieves - 1 for 4, .250 AVG.

Ivan Rodriguez - 2 for 3, .667 AVG, 1 RBI.

Willy Taveras - 2 for 5, .400 AVG.

Josh Willingham - 1 for 3, .333 AVG, 1 2B, 2 BB.

Ryan Zimmerman - 4 for 8, .500 AVG, 1 HR, 2 RBI's.

LINKS:

"Answer Man: Nyjer Morgan talks alter egos, hockey and Walgreens" - Yahoo!Sports' David Brown - Big League Stew - MLB Blog - Yahoo! Sports

"Not only is Washington Nationals outfielder Nyjer Morgan one of the fastest players in the major leagues, he might have baseball's biggest imagination. It makes sense, considering he's always gone his own way ever since he was a kid."

"Austin Kearns’s Career Revival" - Jack Moore | FanGraphs Baseball

"If anybody’s career looked over after the 2009 season, it was Austin Kearns. The right fielder was coming off two seasons with wRC+ numbers of 72 and 79 respectively. He only appeared in 166 games due to injury. His HR/FB rate and BABIP plummeted. His fielding fell from excellent to merely average in the corners..."

• Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

• Who's Watching The Nationals?