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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 16:  A general view as Jordan Zimmermann #27 of the Washington Nationals throws a pitch against the New York Yankees at Nationals Park on June 16, 2012 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 16: A general view as Jordan Zimmermann #27 of the Washington Nationals throws a pitch against the New York Yankees at Nationals Park on June 16, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
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Tampa Bay Rays
@ Washington Nationals

Tuesday, Jun 19, 2012, 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

David Price vs Chien-Ming Wang

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing out to left 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. Adam "Graceful, Effortless" LaRoche - 1B

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

7. Tyler "Moore Moore" Moore - LF

8. Teh Jesus (aka Jesus Flores) - C

9. Chien-Ming Wang - RHP

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


Chien-Ming Wang

#40 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-3

225

R

R

Mar 31, 1980

• 2011 Stats - (4-3), 11 G, 11 GS, 62.1 IP, 4.04 ERA, 4.57 FIP, ERA+ = 95, 13 BB (1.88 BB/9), 25 K's (3.61 K/9), 1.28 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (2-2), 4 G, 3 GS, 17.1 IP, 4.67 ERA, 6.57 FIP, ERA+ = 86, 11 BB (5.71 BB/9), 10 K's (5.19 K/9), 1.90 WHIP.

vs TB - (7-5), 14 G, 14 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 87.0 IP, 90 H, 41 R, 40 ER, 4 HR, 25 BB (2.58 BB/9), 43 K's (4.44 K/9), 4.14 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, .267 BAA.



David Price

#14 / Pitcher / Tampa Bay Rays

6-6

225

L

L

Aug 26, 1985

• 2011 Stats - (12-13), 34 G, 34 GS, 224.1 IP, 3.49 ERA, 3.32 FIP, ERA+ = 107, 63 BB (2.53 BB/9), 218 K's (8.75 K/9), 1.14 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (8-4), 13 G, 13 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 83.2 IP, 3.01 ERA, 3.11 FIP, ERA+ = 122, 30 BB (3.23 BB/9), 78 K's (8.39 K/9), 1.29 WHIP.

vs D.C. - N/A.


• Wang vs The Rays:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Carlos Pena 20 17 6 3 0 1 7 2 6 .353 .400 .706 1.106 0 1 0 0 1
B.J. Upton 20 17 5 1 0 0 0 3 3 .294 .400 .353 .753 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Molina 5 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .400 .600 0 0 0 0 0
Ben Zobrist 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 48 42 12 5 0 1 7 5 11 .286 .354 .476 .830 0 1 0 0 1
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Generated 6/19/2012.

• Price vs The Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Adam LaRoche 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Xavier Nady 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 6/19/2012.

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