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Can the Washington Nationals make it two straight vs Cincinnati? Can the Nats support Jordan Zimmermann against the Reds? Can the Nationals' hitters get to Homer Bailey like they did to Bronson Arroyo last night? We'll see at 7:05 pm EST when the teams play the second of four in Nats Park.

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Cincinnati Reds
@ Washington Nationals

Friday, Apr 26, 2013, 7:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Homer Bailey vs Jordan Zimmermann

Mostly clear. Winds blowing in from left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 65.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Denard Span - CF

2. Steve "#LOMBOLOBBY" Lombardozzi - 3B

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

4. The WereWerth - RF

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

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

7. "Right Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

8. Kurt "Zuki" Suzuki - C

9. Jordan "DeadEyez" Zimmermann - RHP

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


Jordan Zimmermann

#27 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-2

220

R

R

May 23, 1986

• 2012 Stats - (12-8), 32 G, 32 GS, 195.2 IP, 2.94 ERA, 3.51 FIP, ERA+ = 132, 18 HR (0.83 HR/9), 43 BB (1.98 BB/9), 153 Ks (7.04 K/9), 1.17 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (3-1), 4 G, 4 GS, 1 CG, 27.0 IP, 2.67 ERA, 3.63 FIP, ERA+ = 140, 2 HR (0.67 HR/9), 6 BB (2.00 BB/9), 15 Ks (5.00 K/9), 1.07 WHIP.

• vs CIN - (2-0), 4 G, 4 GS, 24.0 IP, 1.88 ERA, 2 HR (0.75 HR/9), 6 BB (2.25 BB/9), 19 Ks (7.12 K/9), 1.08 WHIP.



Homer Bailey

#34 / Pitcher / Cincinnati Reds

6-4

230

R

R

May 03, 1986

• 2012 Stats - (13-10), 33 G, 33 GS, 2 CG, 1 SO, 208.0 IP, 3.68 ERA, 3.97 FIP, ERA+ = 113, 26 HR (1.13 HR/9), 52 BB (2.25 BB/9), 168 Ks (7.27 K/9), 1.24 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (1-1), 4 G, 4 GS, 25.0 IP, 3.24 ERA, 3.56 FIP, ERA+ = 123, 3 HR (1.08 HR/9), 9 BB (3.24 BB/9), 26 Ks (9.36 K/9), 1.16 WHIP.

• vs D.C. - (1-2), 3 G, 3 GS, 14.0 IP, 5.14 ERA, 0 HR, 8 BB (5.14 BB/9), 12 Ks (7.71 K/9), 1.71 WHIP.


• Zimmermann vs the Reds:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Jay Bruce 11 11 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .091 .091 .364 .455 0 0 0 0 0
Joey Votto 11 8 4 0 0 1 1 3 0 .500 .636 .875 1.511 0 0 0 0 0
Brandon Phillips 9 7 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .286 .444 .286 .730 0 0 0 1 0
Bronson Arroyo 5 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .200 .250 .450 0 1 0 0 0
Todd Frazier 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .400 .400 .400 .800 0 0 0 0 0
Zack Cozart 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Cesar Izturis 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Mat Latos 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Xavier Paul 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Total 50 44 11 0 0 2 4 4 11 .250 .320 .386 .706 0 1 0 1 2
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• Bailey vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Jayson Werth 10 9 2 0 0 1 1 1 3 .222 .300 .556 .856 0 0 0 0 0
Adam LaRoche 8 7 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 .143 .250 .286 .536 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
Denard Span 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .200 .333 .200 .533 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 0 0 0 0 0
Kurt Suzuki 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Zach Duke 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .667 .667 .667 1.333 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Chad Tracy 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Roger Bernadina 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Dan Haren 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 49 44 7 1 0 1 3 5 12 .159 .245 .250 .495 0 0 0 0 0
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Generated 4/26/2013.

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