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The Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals open the NLDS in St. Louis at 3:07 pm EDT in Busch Stadium with Gio Gonzalez on the mound against the Cards' Adam Wainwright.

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Washington Nationals
@ St. Louis Cardinals

Sunday, Oct 7, 2012, 3:07 PM EDT
Busch Stadium

Gio Gonzalez vs Adam Wainwright

Sunny. Winds blowing out to right field at 5-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 55.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. The WereWerth - RF

2. "Run-Until-He's-Tagged, Tape-Measure-Testing, Laser-Throwing, Eyeblack-Oozing Baseball Cyborg" (aka Bryce Harper) - CF

3. THE KIDS CALL HIM ZIM!! - 3B (Word.)

4. Adam "Graceful, Effortless" LaRoche - 1B

5. The People's Champion Michael Morse - LF

6. Ian "+Range, +Arm" Desmond - SS

7. "Left Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

8. Kurt "Suzy" Suzuki - C

9. Gio Gonzalez (aka The Best Dressed PItcher In Town) - LHP

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Adam Wainwright

#50 / Pitcher / St. Louis Cardinals

6-7

230

R

R

Aug 30, 1981

• 2010 Stats - (20-11), 33 G, 33 GS, 5 CG, 2 SO, 230.1 IP, 2.42 ERA, 2.86 FIP, ERA+ = 160, 56 BB (2.19 BB/9), 213 Ks (8.32 K/9), 1.05 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (14-13), 32 G, 32 GS, 3 CG, 2 SO, 198.2 IP, 3.94 ERA, 3.10 FIP, ERA+ = 97, 52 BB (2.36 BB/9), 184 Ks (8.34 K/9), 1.25 WHIP.

vs D.C. - (4-3), 10 G, 8 GS, 1 CG, 50.0 IP, 54 H, 20 R, 20 ER, 3 HR, 16 BB (2.88 BB/9), 50 Ks (9.00 K/9), 3.60 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, .270 BAA.



Gio Gonzalez

#47 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-0

205

R

L

Sep 19, 1985

• 2011 Stats - (16-12), 32 G, 32 GS, 202.0 IP, 3.12 ERA, 3.64 FIP, ERA+ = 129, 91 BB (4.05 BB/9), 197 Ks (8.78 K/9), 1.32 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (21-8), 32 G, 32 GS, 2 CG, 1 SO, 2.89 ERA, 2.82 FIP, ERA+ = 137, 76 BB (3.43 BB/9), 207 Ks (9.35 K/9), 1.13 WHIP.

vs STL - (1-0), 1 G, 1 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 9.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 3 BB, 8 Ks, 0.00 ERA, 0.89 WHIP, .172 BAA.


• Wainwright vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Adam LaRoche 30 25 7 1 0 1 9 4 7 .280 .367 .440 .807 0 1 0 0 0
Ryan Zimmerman 26 26 7 5 0 0 0 0 5 .269 .269 .462 .731 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 18 16 4 1 0 1 5 1 4 .250 .278 .500 .778 0 1 0 0 0
Mark DeRosa 14 11 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 .091 .286 .091 .377 0 0 0 2 0
Jesus Flores 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .100 .000 .100 0 0 0 1 0
Ian Desmond 8 8 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 .375 .375 .375 .750 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Gorzelanny 8 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0 0 0 0
Mike Morse 8 8 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 .250 .250 .625 .875 0 0 0 0 0
Kurt Suzuki 7 7 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .286 .286 .286 .571 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 6 5 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 .600 .667 .800 1.467 0 0 0 0 0
Chad Tracy 6 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .333 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Roger Bernadina 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250 0 0 0 0 0
Zach Duke 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333 1 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 4 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Gio Gonzalez 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
John Lannan 2 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0 0 0 0 0
Edwin Jackson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 158 142 37 11 0 3 22 8 36 .261 .310 .401 .711 3 2 0 3 0
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• Gio vs the Cards:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Carlos Beltran 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .143 .000 .143 0 0 0 0 0
Allen Craig 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Holliday 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 2
Jon Jay 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .667 .750 .667 1.417 0 0 0 0 0
David Freese 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Yadier Molina 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Skip Schumaker 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Daniel Descalso 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Pete Kozma 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Tony Cruz 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Shane Robinson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 34 31 5 1 0 0 0 3 8 .161 .235 .194 .429 0 0 0 0 3
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Generated 10/7/2012.

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