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Apr 12, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; A general view of Nationals Park during the Washington Nationals home opener against the Cincinnati Reds.  Mandatory Credit: James Lang-US PRESSWIRE
Apr 12, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; A general view of Nationals Park during the Washington Nationals home opener against the Cincinnati Reds. Mandatory Credit: James Lang-US PRESSWIRE


Next Game

Houston Astros
@ Washington Nationals

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012, 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Wandy Rodriguez vs Gio Gonzalez

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing from left to right field at 15-20 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 70.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

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

2. Danny "Glover" Espinosa - 2B

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

4. The WereWerth - CF

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

6. Mark DeRosa - RF

7. Xavier "PHHR" Nady - LF

8. "Teh Jesus" (aka Jesus Flores) - C

9. Gio Gonzalez (aka The Best Dressed Pitcher In Town.)

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


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+ = 130, 91 BB (4.05 BB/9), 197 K's (8.78 K/9), 1.32 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (0-0), 2 GS, 10.2 IP, 3.38 ERA, 1.29 FIP, ERA+ = 111, 3 BB (2.53 BB/9), 13 K's (10.97 K/9), 1.13 WHIP.

vs HOU - N/A



Wandy Rodriguez

#51 / Pitcher / Houston Astros

5-11

195

B

L

Jan 18, 1979

• 2011 Stats - (11-11), 30 G, 30 GS, 191.0 IP, 3.49 ERA, 4.15 FIP, ERA+ = 110, 69 BB (3.25 BB/9), 166 K's (7.82 K/9), 1.31 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (0-1), 2 GS, 11.1 IP, 2.38 ERA, 2.44 FIP, ERA+ = 157, 3 BB (2.38 BB/9), 7 K's (5.56 K/9), 1.32 WHIP.

vs D.C. - (5-1), 9 G, 9 GS, 53.0 IP, 52 H, 29 R, 29 ER, 7 HR, 18 BB (3.06 BB/9), 44 K's (7.47 K/9), 4.92 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, .263 BAA.


• Gio vs The 'Stros:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Jed Lowrie 9 8 3 0 0 1 3 1 2 .375 .444 .750 1.194 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Downs 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 0 0
Total 14 13 4 0 0 1 3 1 2 .308 .357 .538 .896 0 0 0 0 0
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Generated 4/17/2012.

• Wandy vs Washington:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Mark DeRosa 34 28 9 4 0 2 7 5 4 .321 .441 .679 1.120 0 0 0 1 0
Adam LaRoche 20 20 7 0 0 0 4 0 3 .350 .350 .350 .700 0 0 0 0 0
Xavier Nady 20 17 2 0 0 1 2 1 7 .118 .250 .294 .544 0 0 0 2 1
Ryan Zimmerman 18 16 5 1 1 1 3 2 3 .313 .389 .688 1.076 0 0 0 0 0
Rick Ankiel 12 11 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .083 .000 .083 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 10 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .300 .300 .300 .600 0 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 9 9 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .333 .333 .444 .778 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 6 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .500 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Jesus Flores 4 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .500 .500 .750 1.250 0 0 0 0 0
Roger Bernadina 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Chad Tracy 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 139 127 32 7 2 4 18 9 30 .252 .317 .433 .750 0 0 0 3 1
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Generated 4/17/2012.

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