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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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Chicago Cubs
@ Washington Nationals

Thursday, Sep 6, 2012, 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Jordan Zimmermann vs Justin Germano

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. The WereWerth - RF

2. Run-Until-He's-Tagged, Tape-Measure-Testing, Laser-Throwing, Eyeblack-Oozing Baseball Cyborg" (aka Bryce Harper) - CF

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

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

5. The People's Champion Michael Morse - LF

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

7. "Left Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

8. Kurt "Suzy" Suzuki - C

9. Jordan "DeadEyez" Zimmermann - RHP

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


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 Ks (6.92 K/9), 1.15 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (9-8), 27 G, 27 GS, 164.2 IP, 3.01 ERA, 3.62 FIP, ERA+ = 132, 33 BB (1.80 BB/9), 122 Ks (6.67 K/9), 1.16 WHIP.

vs CHC - (0-3), 4 G, 4 GS, 25.0 IP, 29 H, 15 R, 13 ER, 3 HR, 4 BB (1.44 BB/9), 24 Ks (8.64 K/9), 4.68 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, .290 BAA.



Justin Germano

#41 / Pitcher / Chicago Cubs

6-2

210

R

R

Aug 6, 1982

• 2011 Stats - (0-1), 9 G, 12.2 IP, 5.68 ERA, 4.92 FIP, ERA+ = 70, 5 BB (3.55 BB/9), 5 Ks (3.55 K/9), 1.58 WHIP.

• 2012 Stats - (2-5), 9 G, 7 GS, 5.52 ERA, 3.74 FIP, ERA+ = 75, 10 BB (1.97 BB/9), 31 Ks (6.11 K/9), 1.38 WHIP.

vs D.C. - (1-0), 1 G, 1 GS, 6.0 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 1 HR, 0 BB, 1 K, 4.50 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, .261 BAA.


• Zimmermann vs the Cubs:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Alfonso Soriano 12 11 4 0 1 1 8 0 3 .364 .333 .818 1.152 0 1 0 0 0
Starlin Castro 10 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .100 .100 .100 .200 0 0 0 0 0
Darwin Barney 9 8 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 .125 .222 .250 .472 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Clevenger 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
David DeJesus 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Bryan LaHair 3 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 1.333 2.000 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Rizzo 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Jeff Samardzija 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Dave Sappelt 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Volstad 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Tony Campana 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 52 47 9 3 1 1 8 2 12 .191 .220 .362 .582 2 1 0 0 0
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Generated 9/5/2012.

• Germano vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Ryan Zimmerman 3 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 2 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.500 3.500 0 0 0 0 0
Mark DeRosa 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Chad Tracy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 7 6 3 0 0 1 2 1 0 .500 .571 1.000 1.571 0 0 0 0 0
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Generated 9/5/2012.

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