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May 6, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; General view from the press box during the game between the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. The Cincinnati Reds won 5-0. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE
May 6, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; General view from the press box during the game between the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. The Cincinnati Reds won 5-0. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE


Next Game

Washington Nationals
@ Pittsburgh Pirates

Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 7:05 PM EDT
PNC Park

Edwin Jackson vs A.J. Burnett

Partly cloudy,rain. Winds blowing out to center field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 70.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

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

2. Tape-Measure-Testing, Laser-Throwing, Eyeblack-Oozing Baseball Cyborg" (aka Bryce Harper) - RF

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

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

5. Danny "Glover" Espinosa - 2B

6. The Arm - CF

7. Buffalo (aka Rhino, aka Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos) - C

8. The Shark (aka #shark, #shark, #shark) - LF

9. E-Jax (aka Edwin Jackson) - RHP

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


A.J. Burnett#34 / Pitcher / Pittsburgh Pirates

6-4

230

R

R

Jan 03, 1977

• 2011 Stats - (11-11), 33 G, 32 GS, 190.1 IP, 5.15 ERA, 4.77 FIP, ERA+ = 85, 83 BB (3.92 BB/9), 173 K's (8.18 K/9), 1.43 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (1-2), 3 G, 3 GS, 15.2 IP, 8.04 ERA, 3.79 FIP, ERA+ = 47, 6 BB (3.45 BB/9), 17 K's (9.77 K/9), 1.72 WHIP.

vs D.C. - (7-3), 14 G, 13 GS, 1 BS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 92.0 IP, 81 H, 37 R, 35 ER, 6 HR, 28 BB (2.74 BB/9), 86 K's (8.41 K/9), 3.42 ERA, 1.18 WHIP, .239 BAA.



Edwin Jackson

#33 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-3

210

R

R

Sep 09, 1983

• 2011 Stats - (12-9), 32 G, 31 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 199.2 IP, 3.79 ERA, 3.55 FIP, ERA+ = 107, 62 BB (2.79 BB/9), 148 K's (6.67 K/9), 1.44 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (1-1), 5 G, 5 GS, 1 CG, 31.2 IP, 3.69 ERA, 2.80 FIP, ERA+ = 103, 8 BB (2.27 BB/9), 29 K's (8.24 K/9), 1.11 WHIP.

vs D.C. - (4-0), 5 G, 5 GS, 31.2 IP, 34 H, 15 R, 11 ER, 1 HR, 11 BB (3.13 BB/9), 13 K's (3.69 K/9), 3.13 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, .283 BAA.


• Burnett vs The Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Adam LaRoche 17 16 5 2 0 1 5 1 6 .313 .353 .625 .978 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 16 14 4 0 0 2 4 2 4 .286 .375 .714 1.089 0 0 0 0 0
Xavier Nady 10 10 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 0 0
Chad Tracy 7 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .286 .000 .286 0 0 0 1 0
Rick Ankiel 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 54 49 11 2 0 3 11 4 18 .224 .296 .449 .745 0 0 0 1 0
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Generated 5/8/2012.

• E-Jax vs The Pirates:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Casey McGehee 14 14 3 0 0 3 5 0 0 .214 .214 .857 1.071 0 0 0 0 0
Rod Barajas 13 11 3 0 0 1 2 2 0 .273 .385 .545 .930 0 0 0 0 0
Andrew McCutchen 10 9 2 0 0 1 1 1 2 .222 .300 .556 .856 0 0 0 0 0
Clint Barmes 8 8 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 .375 .375 .375 .750 0 0 0 0 0
Garrett Jones 7 6 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 .167 .286 .167 .452 0 0 0 0 1
Alex Presley 6 6 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 .500 .500 .833 1.333 0 0 0 0 0
Neil Walker 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 0 0
Michael McKenry 5 5 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 .600 .600 1.000 1.600 0 0 0 0 0
Nate McLouth 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 0 0
Charlie Morton 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 2 0 0 0 0
Jose Tabata 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 1 0
Pedro Alvarez 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Josh Harrison 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Kevin Correia 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 90 82 21 5 0 5 15 5 7 .256 .307 .500 .807 2 0 0 1 1
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Generated 5/8/2012.

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