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Washington Nationals In The 2012 MLB All-Star Game: Mid-Summer Classic GameThread.

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June 25, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Detail view of stadium signage as the Kansas City Royals prepare to host the 2012 All-Star game at Kauffman Stadium.  Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-US PRESSWIRE
June 25, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Detail view of stadium signage as the Kansas City Royals prepare to host the 2012 All-Star game at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-US PRESSWIRE


Next Game

National League All-Stars
@ American League All-Stars

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012, 8:30 PM EDT
Kauffman Stadium - Kansas City, MO

Pitching Matchup: Justin Verlander (DET) vs Matt Cain (SFG)

• NL Starting Lineup:

1. Carlos Gonzalez (COL) - DH
2. Melky Cabrera (SFG) - CF
3. Ryan Braun (MIL) - LF
4. Joey Votto (CIN) - 1B
5. Carlos Beltran - (STL) - RF
6. Buster Posey - (SFG) - C
7. Pablo Sandoval - (SFG) - 1B
8. Dan Uggla - (ATL) - 2B
9. Rafael Furcal (STL) - SS
• LINKS:
Wire Taps: Washington Nationals President Obama's 2nd Favorite Team, Media Darlings At 2012 MLB All-Star Game.
Jordan Zimmermann's Not An All-Star, But The Washington Nationals' Right-Hander Is Legit.
Former Nats' Catcher Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez On Bryce Harper In The 2012 MLB All-Star Game And More...

Complete Coverage >


• Usually We Link To The Opposition Here, But We Ain't Linking To No DH-Using AL Side!! And, uh there's no AL All-Star Team Blog at the SB Nation. But I bet there will be... There will be...

• Nats All-Stars:


Stephen Strasburg

#37 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-4

220

R

R

Jul 20, 1988

• 2012 Stats - (9-4), 17 G, 17 GS, 99.0 IP, 2.82 ERA, 2.50 FIP, ERA+ = 140, 28 BB (2.55 BB/9), 128 K's (11.64 K/9), 1.01 WHIP, +3.1 fWAR.



Gio Gonzalez

#47 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-0

205

R

L

Sep 19, 1985

• 2012 Stats - (12-3), 17 G, 17 GS, 101.2 IP, 2.92 ERA, 2.52 FIP, ERA+ = 135, 42 BB (3.72 BB/9), 118 K's (10.45 K/9), 1.11 WHIP, +3.1 fWAR.



Bryce Harper

#34 / Left Field / Washington Nationals

6-3

225

L

R

Oct 16, 1992

• 2012 Stats - .282/.354/.472, .330 BABIP, 15 2B, 4 3B, 8 HR's, 25 RBI's, 10 SB, OPS+ = 123, 127 wRC+, +1.7 fWAR.


• Named To Team But Not Playing:


Ian Desmond

#20 / Short Stop / Washington Nationals

6-2

210

R

R

Sep 20, 1985

• 2012 Stats - .285/.316/.515, .313 BABIP, 24 2B, 2 3B, 17 HR's, 51 RBI's, 11 SB, OPS+ = 122, 124 wRC+, +3.3 fWAR.


Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

• Mr. Kornheiser? "Don't Hate on the Nats, Baby!"

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