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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 12: Fans enter Nationals Park during openinig day between the Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals on April 12, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 12: Fans enter Nationals Park during openinig day between the Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals on April 12, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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New York Yankees
@ Washington Nationals

Saturday, Jun 16, 2012, 1:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Andy Pettitte vs Jordan Zimmermann

Mostly sunny. Winds blowing in from right field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 85.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Danny "Spinner" Espinosa - 2B

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

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

4. The People's Champion Michael Morse - RF

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

6. Tyler Moore, Moore, Moore - 1B

7. Xavier "X-Man" Nady - LF

8. Teh Jesus (aka Jesus Flores) - C

9. Jordan "DeadEyez" Zimmermann - RHP

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Jordan Zimmermann

#27 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-2

220

R

R

May 23, 1986

• 2011 Stats - (8-11), 26 G, 26 GS, 1 CG, 161.1 IP, 3.18 ERA, 3.16 FIP, ERA+ = 120, 31 BB (1.73 BB/9), 124 K's (6.92 K/9), 1.15 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (3-5), 12 G, 12 GS, 77.1 IP, 2.91 ERA, 3.88 FIP, ERA+ = 136, 13 BB (1.51 BB/9), 56 K's (6.52 K/9), 1.09 WHIP.

vs NYY - N/A



Andy Pettitte

#46 / Pitcher / New York Yankees

6-5

225

L

L

Jun 15, 1972

• 2010 Stats - (11-3), 21 G, 21 GS, 129.0 IP, 3.28 ERA, 3.85 FIP, ERA+ = 132, 41 BB (2.86 BB/9), 101 K's (7.05 K/9), 1.27 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (3-2), 6 G, 6 GS, 41.2 IP, 2.81 ERA, 3.66 FIP, ERA+ = 153, 9 BB (1.94 BB/9), 40 K's (8.64 K/9), 1.03 WHIP.

vs D.C. - (3-1), 6 G, 6 GS, 35.2 IP, 37 H, 17 R, 17 ER, 5 HR, 7 BB (1.77 BB/9), 24 K's (6.06 K/9), 4.29 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, .268 BAA.


• Zimmermann vs NY:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Raul Ibanez 8 7 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 .286 .375 .714 1.089 0 0 0 0 0
Russell Martin 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .667 .000 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Stewart 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 14 11 2 0 0 1 1 3 1 .182 .357 .455 .812 0 0 0 0 0
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Generated 6/15/2012.

• Pettitte vs D.C.:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Xavier Nady 15 13 4 0 0 1 1 2 2 .308 .400 .538 .938 0 0 1 0 0
Adam LaRoche 9 7 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .222 .000 .222 0 0 0 0 1
Ryan Zimmerman 5 3 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 .333 .400 .333 .733 0 1 0 0 0
Tom Gorzelanny 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Total 31 24 5 0 0 1 4 5 6 .208 .333 .333 .667 1 1 1 0 1
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Generated 6/15/2012.

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