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Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves: Opening Day 2011 GameThread. Game 1 of 162.


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Atlanta Braves
@ Washington Nationals

Thursday, Mar 31, 2011, 1:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Derek Lowe vs Livan Hernandez

• D.C. Opening Day Lineup:

  1. Ian "Plus Range" Desmond - SS
  2. The WereWerth - RF
  3. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 3B (Word.)
  4. Adam "Slight Tears Don't Hurt" LaRoche - 1B
  5. The People's Champion Michael Morse - LF
  6. Rick "The Arm" Ankiel - CF
  7. Danny "Glover" Espinosa - 2B
  8. Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez - C
  9. Mr. National Himself Livan Hernandez - SP
• LINKS:
Washington Nationals: 2011 Season Preview.
Roll Call: Introduce Yourselves Y'all
"Batting second...the right-fielder...Jayson Werth..." Say what?

Complete Coverage >


• For A Braves Fan's Perspective Check Out The SB Nation's Braves Blog: Talking Chop.

• Today's Starting Pitchers Will Either Stare Off Into The Distance Or Flirt With You Now:


Livan Hernandez

#61 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-2

245

R

R

Feb 20, 1975

• 2010 Stats - (10-12), 33 GS, 2 CG, 1 SO, 211.2 IP, 3.66 ERA, ERA+ = 110, 3.95 FIP, 64 BB (2.72 BB/9), 114 K's (4.85 K/9), .287 BABIP, 1.32 WHIP, .270 BAA.

• vs ATL: (7-16), 33 G, 32 GS, 4 CG, 1 SO, 201.1 IP, 4.83 ERA, 222 H, 115 R, 108 ER, 26 HR, 85 BB (3.80 BB/9), 116 K's (5.19 K/9), 1.52 WHIP, .285 BAA.



Derek Lowe

#32 / Pitcher / Atlanta Braves

6-6

230

R

R

Jun 01, 1973

• 2010 Stats - (16-12), 33 GS, 193.2 IP, 4.00 ERA, ERA+ = 98, 3.89 FIP, 61 BB (2.83 BB/9), 136 K's (6.32 K/9), .307 BABIP, 1.37 WHIP, .273 BAA.

• vs D.C. - (8-7), 23 G, 17 GS, 3 SV, 111.1 IP, 3.64 ERA, 111 H, 46 R, 45 ER, 11 HR, 33 BB (2.67 BB/9), 90 K's (7.28 K/9), 1.29 WHIP, .259 BAA.


• Nats vs Lowe:

Rick Ankiel - 3 for 6, .500 AVG, 1 HR, 2 RBI's, 1 K.

Alex Cora - 2 for 10, .200 AVG, 1 2B, 1 RBI.

Ian Desmond - 5 for 14, .357 AVG, 1 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR, 5 RBI's.

Danny Espinosa - 1 for 4, .250 AVG.

Jerry Hairston - 7 for 33, .212 AVG, 1 2B, 1 RBI.

Livan Hernandez - 0 for 9, .000 AVG.

Adam LaRoche - 1 for 15, .067 AVG, 1 HR, 5 RBI's.

Michael Morse - 2 for 13, .154 AVG, 2 HR, 3 RBI's.

Laynce Nix - 0 for 4, .000 AVG.

Wilson Ramos - 1 for 8, .125 AVG.

Ivan Rodriguez - 7 for 28, .250 AVG, 2 2B, 2 RBI's.

Matt Stairs - 2 for 15, .133 AVG, 1 HR, 3 RBI's.

Jayson Werth - 6 for 22, .273 AVG, 1 2B, 1 HR, 5 RBI's.

Ryan Zimmerman - 13 for 44, .295 AVG, 2 2B, 2 HR, 7 RBI's.

• Livan vs Atlanta:

Brooks Conrad - 1 for 2, .500 AVG.

Freddie Freeman - 0 for 3, .000 AVG.

Alex Gonzalez - 6 for 52, .115 AVG, 1 2B, 3 RBI's.

Jason Heyward - 3 for 10, .300 AVG, 1 2B, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 6 BB, 1 K.

Chipper Jones - 25 for 70, .250 AVG, 11 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 15 RBI's, 12 BB, 5 K's.

Brian McCann - 8 for 23, 1 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI's.

Nate McLouth - 2 for 18, .111 AVG, 2 2B, 1 RBI.

Martin Prado - 11 for 23, .478 AVG, 3 2B.

David Ross - 3 for 7, .429 AVG, 2 2B.

Dan Uggla - 4 for 27, .148 AVG, 1 3B, 1 HR, 3 RBI's.

• Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

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