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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 Mets
@ Washington Nationals

Saturday, Aug 18, 2012, 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Jon Niese vs Edwin Jackson

Clear. Winds blowing in from center field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 80.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. The WereWerth - CF

2. "Right Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

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. E-Jax (aka Edwin Jackson) - RHP

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


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, 3.79 ERA, 3.55 FIP, ERA+ = 108, 62 BB (2.79 BB/9), 148 Ks (6.67 K/9), 1.44 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (7-7), 22 G, 22 GS, 1 CG, 137.0 IP, 3.74 ERA, 4.18 FIP, ERA+ = 106, 44 BB (2.89 BB/9), 110 Ks (7.23 K/9), 1.21 WHIP.

vs NYM - (1-0), 3 G, 3 GS, 17.0 IP, 16 H, 11 R, 10 ER, 1 HR, 10 BB (5.29 BB/9), 16 Ks (8.47 K/9), 5.29 ERA, 1.53 WHIP, .246 BAA.



Jon Niese

#49 / Pitcher / New York Mets

6-4

215

L

L

Oct 27, 1986

• 2011 Stats - (11-11), 27 G, 26 G, 157.1 IP, 4.40 ERA, 3.36 FIP, ERA+ = 83, 44 BB (2.52 BB/9), 138 Ks (7.89 K/9), 1.41 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (9-6), 23 G, 23 GS, 144.2 IP, 3.67 ERA, 3.97 FIP, ERA+ = 105, 38 BB (2.36 BB/9), 122 Ks (7.59 K/9), 1.18 WHIP.

vs D.C. - (2-0), 5 G, 5 GS, 30.2 IP, 29 H, 10 R, 10 ER, 3 HR, 6 BB (1.76 BB/9), 32 Ks (9.39 K/9), 2.93 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, .248 BAA.


• E-Jax vs the Mets:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Kelly Shoppach 15 13 2 1 0 0 0 2 7 .154 .267 .231 .497 0 0 0 0 1
Jason Bay 14 12 3 0 0 1 1 2 6 .250 .357 .500 .857 0 0 0 0 0
Andres Torres 11 10 2 1 1 0 2 1 2 .200 .273 .500 .773 0 0 0 0 1
Ronny Cedeno 9 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .375 .625 1 0 0 0 1
David Wright 9 8 2 0 0 0 2 1 2 .250 .333 .250 .583 0 0 0 0 0
Josh Thole 8 7 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 .143 .250 .143 .393 0 0 0 0 0
Scott Hairston 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Daniel Murphy 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Ruben Tejada 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 1 0 0
Ike Davis 5 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 .333 .600 .667 1.267 0 0 0 0 0
Jeremy Hefner 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Chris Young 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Jordany Valdespin 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 95 82 14 4 1 1 6 11 29 .171 .269 .280 .549 2 0 1 0 3
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Generated 8/18/2012.

• Niese vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Jayson Werth 15 14 4 0 0 0 0 1 8 .286 .333 .286 .619 0 0 0 0 0
Adam LaRoche 12 12 3 0 0 2 6 0 3 .250 .250 .750 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Morse 12 12 3 3 0 0 1 0 2 .250 .250 .500 .750 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Zimmerman 12 11 4 1 0 0 1 1 3 .364 .417 .455 .871 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 8 7 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 .429 .429 .571 1.000 1 0 0 0 0
Roger Bernadina 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Jesus Flores 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Lombardozzi 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Tyler Moore 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333 .333 1.333 1.667 0 0 0 0 0
Ross Detwiler 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Gorzelanny 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Zimmermann 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Total 82 78 20 5 0 3 9 2 24 .256 .275 .436 .711 2 0 0 0 0
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Generated 8/18/2012.

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