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The Washington Nationals dropped a close, sloppy game last night in Atlanta, Georgia's Turner Field, but they get another shot at the Braves tonight with left-hander Gio Gonzalez on the mound against Tim Hudson in the second game of four between the NL East rivals.

Kevin C. Cox


Next Game

Washington Nationals
@ Atlanta Braves

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT
Turner Field

Gio Gonzalez vs Tim Hudson

Clear. Winds blowing from right to left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 75.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Denard Span - CF

2. "Left Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

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

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

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

6. Tyler "Moore, Moore" Moore - LF

7. HCBB (aka Chad Tracy) - 3B

8. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - 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:


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+ = 134, 9 HR (0.41 BB/9), 76 BB (3.43 BB/9), 207 Ks (9.35 K/9), 1.13 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (2-1), 5 G, 5 GS, 28.0 IP, 4.50 ERA, 3.85 FIP, ERA+ = 83, 3 HR (0.96 HR/9), 13 BB (4.18 BB/9), 27 Ks (8.68 K/9), 1.14 WHIP.

• vs ATL - (2-3), 5 G, 5 GS, 26.2 IP, 6.08 ERA, 3 HR (1.01 HR/9), 17 BB (5.74 BB/9), 27 Ks (9.11 K/9), 1.54 WHIP.



Tim Hudson

#15 / Pitcher / Atlanta Braves

6-1

175

R

R

Jul 14, 1975

• 2012 Stats - (16-7), 28 G, 28 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 179.0 IP, 3.62 ERA, 3.78 FIP, ERA+ = 110, 12 HR (0.60 HR/9), 48 BB (2.41 BB/9), 102 Ks (5.13 K/9), 1.21 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (2-1), 5 G, 5 GS, 28.0 IP, 4.50 ERA, 4.99 FIP, ERA+ = 86, 5 HR (1.61 HR/9), 9 BB (2.89 BB/9), 18 Ks (5.79 K/9), 1.32 WHIP.

• vs D.C. - (15-5), 27 G, 27 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 183.2 IP, 2.60 ER, 11 HR (0.54 HR/9), 42 BB (2.06 BB/9), 127 Ks (6.22 K/9), 1.12 WHIP.


• Gonzalez vs the Braves:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Dan Uggla 14 8 1 1 0 0 1 6 3 .125 .500 .250 .750 0 0 1 0 0
B.J. Upton 14 14 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 .143 .143 .214 .357 0 0 0 0 1
Freddie Freeman 9 8 2 1 0 1 4 0 3 .250 .222 .750 .972 0 1 0 0 0
Andrelton Simmons 9 6 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 .333 .556 1.000 1.556 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Johnson 6 6 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Reed Johnson 6 6 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 .167 .167 .500 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Justin Upton 6 4 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 .250 .500 1.000 1.500 0 0 0 0 0
Gerald Laird 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0
Ramiro Pena 4 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Evan Gattis 3 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Tyler Pastornicky 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 2 0 0 0 0
Tim Hudson 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 0 0
Paul Maholm 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Mike Minor 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 84 68 15 5 1 3 16 13 20 .221 .341 .456 .797 2 1 1 0 2
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Generated 4/30/2013.

• Hudson vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Ian Desmond 46 41 12 2 0 1 4 4 5 .293 .356 .415 .770 1 0 0 0 1
Jayson Werth 43 39 15 4 0 3 11 4 6 .385 .442 .718 1.160 0 0 0 0 1
Adam LaRoche 27 24 6 0 0 0 3 2 2 .250 .296 .250 .546 0 1 0 0 1
Danny Espinosa 24 21 5 1 0 1 1 2 7 .238 .333 .429 .762 0 0 1 1 0
Roger Bernadina 23 21 4 1 0 0 2 1 9 .190 .217 .238 .455 0 1 0 0 0
Chad Tracy 16 14 3 1 0 0 0 2 2 .214 .313 .286 .598 0 0 0 0 0
Bryce Harper 13 12 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 .250 .308 .250 .558 0 0 0 0 0
Wilson Ramos 13 13 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 .308 .308 .385 .692 0 0 0 0 2
Steve Lombardozzi 8 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .500 .750 0 0 0 0 0
Denard Span 7 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 0 0 0 0 0
Kurt Suzuki 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Jordan Zimmermann 6 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Stephen Strasburg 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Zach Duke 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Gio Gonzalez 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Ross Detwiler 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Tyler Clippard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Dan Haren 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 247 224 56 12 0 5 24 18 38 .250 .306 .371 .677 2 2 1 1 6
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Generated 4/30/2013.

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