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Atlanta Braves
@ Washington Nationals

Tuesday, Jul 27, 2010, 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Tommy Hanson vs Stephen Strasburg

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing out to center field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 90.

DC Starting Lineup:

  1. NMIMH Nyjer Morgan - CF
  2. The Guzzzzzzz - 2B
  3. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 3B (Word.)
  4. Employee No.44 - 1B
  5. The Hammer Josh Willingham - LF
  6. Roger "The Flying" Bernadina - RF
  7. Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez - C
  8. Ian "The Future" Desmond - SS
  9. Stephen Strasburg - SP

LINKS:

Complete Coverage >


• For An Atlanta Braves Fan's Perspective: Check Out The SBN's Braves Site: Talking Chop.

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


Stephen Strasburg

#37 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-4

220

R

R

Jul 20, 1988

'09 SDSU Stats - (13-1), 1.32 ERA, 15 GS, 2 CG, 109.0 IP, 59 H, 16 ER, 19 BB (1.57 BB/9), 195 K's (16.1K/9).

AFL Stats - (4-1), 4.26 ERA, 5 GS, 19.0 IP, 15 H, 10 R, 9 ER, 3 HR, 7 BB, 23 K's, 1.16 WHIP.

ST 2010 - (1-0), 2.00 ERA, 3 GS, 9.0 IP, 8 H, 2 ER, 2 HR, 1 BB, 12 K's.

'10 - (Final Double-A Harrisburg) - (3-1), 5 GS, 22.0 IP, 7 H, 9 R, 4 ER, 6 BB (2.45 BB/9), 27 K's (11.05 K/9), 1.64 ERA, 0.86 WHIP.

'10 - (Final Triple-A Syracuse) - (4-1), 6 GS, 33.1 IP, 18 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 1 HR, 7 BB (1.89 BB/9), 38 K's (10.26 K/9), 1.08 ERA, 0.75 WHIP.

'10 - (w/DC) - (5-2), 9 G, 54.1 IP, 2.32 ERA, ERA+ = 178, 1.89 FIP, 15 BB (2.48 BB/9), 75 K's (12.42 K/9), 1.07 WHIP.

vs ATL - (0-1), 1 GS, 6.1 IP, 6 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 7 K's, 4.26 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, .273 BAA.



Tommy Hanson

#48 / Pitcher / Atlanta Braves

6-6

220

R

R

Aug 28, 1986

'09 Stats - (11-4), 21 GS, 127.2 IP, 2.89 ERA, ERA+ = 143, 3.50 FIP, 46 BB (3.24 BB/9), 116 K's (8.18 K/9), 1.18 WHIP.

'10 Stats - (8-6), 20 GS, 113.2 IP, 4.12 ERA, ERA+ - 98, 3.34 FIP, 37 BB (2.93 BB/9), 114 K's (9.03 K/9), 1.36 WHIP.

vs DC - (2-0), 5 GS, 33.2 IP, 28 H, 11 ER, 3 HR, 6 BB, 35 K's, 2.94 ERA, 1.01 WHIP. .230 BAA.


• LINKS:

MASNSports.com: Ben Goessling - "Strasburg set to face Heyward at 7pm on MASN HD"

"If, sometime shortly after 7:05 p.m., you feel something ranging from a slight tremor to a collision of celestial bodies, it's because the most hyped matchup in baseball this year is finally here: Stephen Strasburg is all set to face Jason Heyward."

Talking Chop - mvhsbball - "Braves at Nationals Series Preview - Strasburg Meets Heyward"

"The Braves and Nationals will start a 3-game series in Washington DC tonight, and that means two things: Rob Dibble, and the decent chance that the Braves will struggle. Fortunately for us, there's a mute button to deal with Dibble and his ridiculous commentating. The other half isn't so easy to fix though."

Washington Post - Dave Sheinin - "Stephen Strasburg's competitiveness sets him apart"

"The moment was easy to miss -- so easy, in fact, that half the teammates and coaches in Stephen Strasburg's own dugout missed it. But Steve McCatty saw the whole thing. As Strasburg stalked off the mound following the top of the third inning against the San Francisco Giants on July 9, McCatty..."

• Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

• Who's Watching The Nationals?