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The Washington Nationals and New York Mets play the second game of three for the Nats in Citi Field at 3:05 pm EST this afternoon with left-hander Gio Gonzalez on the mound against the Mets' Jeremy Hefner. The Nats look to bounce back from their 7-1 loss last night with their 21-game winning lefty on the hill in NY.

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Washington Nationals
@ New York Mets

Saturday, Apr 20, 2013, 3:05 PM EDT
Citi Field

Gio Gonzalez vs Jeremy Hefner

Cloudy. Winds blowing out to center field at 15-20 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 60.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Denard Span - CF

2. The WereWerth - RF

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

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

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

6. HCBB (aka Chad Tracy) - 3B

7. "Left Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

8. Kurt "Zuki" Suzuki - C

9. Gio Gonzalez (aka The Best-Dressed Pitcher In Town) - LHP

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


Jeremy Hefner

#53 / Pitcher / New York Mets

6-4

215

R

R

Mar 11, 1986

• 2012 Stats - (4-7), 26 G, 13 GS, 93.2 IP, 5.09 ERA, 3.66 FIP, ERA+ = 75, 18 BB (1.73 BB/9), 62 Ks (5.96 K/9), 1.37 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (0-2), 3 G, 2 GS, 10.0 IP, 7.20 ERA, 9.86 FIP, ERA+ = 54, 5 BB (4.50 BB/9), 6 Ks (5.40 K/9), 1.80 WHIP.

• vs D.C. - (0-3), 3 G, 3 GS, 17.0 IP, 5.29 ERA, 3 BB (1.59 BB/9), 13 Ks (6.88 K/9), 1.41 WHIP.



Gio Gonzalez

#47 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-0

200

R

L

Sep 19, 1985

• 2012 Stats - (21-8), 32 G, 32 GS, 2 CG, 1 SO, 199.1 IP, 2.89 ERA, 2.82 FIP, ERA+ = 136, 76 BB (3.43 BB/9), 207 Ks (9.35 K/9)1.13 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (1-1), 3 G, 3 GS, 16.0 IP, 4.50 ERA, 4.12 FIP, ERA+ = 88, 7 BB (3.94 BB/9), 15 Ks (8.44 K/9), 1.25 WHIP.

• vs NYM - (3-1), 5 G, 5 GS, 29.0 IP, 2.79 ERA, 13 BB (4.03 BB/9), 23 Ks (7.14 K/9), 1.21 WHIP.


• Hefner vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Bryce Harper 9 9 3 1 1 1 2 0 1 .333 .333 1.000 1.333 0 0 0 0 0
Adam LaRoche 9 9 2 0 0 1 3 0 3 .222 .222 .556 .778 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Zimmerman 9 8 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .250 .333 .250 .583 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 8 8 4 1 0 2 3 0 2 .500 .500 1.375 1.875 0 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Lombardozzi 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Roger Bernadina 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 0 0 0 0 0
Stephen Strasburg 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333 0 0 0 0 0
Gio Gonzalez 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Kurt Suzuki 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 60 58 17 2 1 4 9 2 11 .293 .317 .569 .886 0 0 0 0 0
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• Gio vs the Mets:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
John Buck 11 11 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 .182 .182 .273 .455 0 0 0 0 0
Ike Davis 11 10 4 1 0 1 2 1 3 .400 .455 .800 1.255 0 0 0 0 0
David Wright 11 9 2 0 0 1 2 2 1 .222 .364 .556 .919 0 0 1 0 0
Justin Turner 10 10 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .100 .100 .100 .200 0 0 0 0 0
Marlon Byrd 8 6 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 .167 .375 .167 .542 0 0 0 0 0
Ruben Tejada 8 6 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .333 .500 .333 .833 0 0 0 0 0
Lucas Duda 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 0 0 0 0 0
Daniel Murphy 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Jeremy Hefner 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 67 59 13 2 0 2 6 8 15 .220 .313 .356 .669 0 0 1 0 0
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Generated 4/20/2013.

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