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Washington Nationals vs Miami Marlins: GameThread 3 Of 162

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The Washington Nationals have shut the Miami Marlins out in the first two games of the season-opening three game series in the nation's capital. This afternoon they send right-hander Jordan Zimmermann to the mound against the Fish with the defending NL East Champs looking for a... third win.

Rob Carr


Next Game

Miami Marlins
@ Washington Nationals

Thursday, Apr 4, 2013, 4:05 PM EDT
Nationals Park

Wade LeBlanc vs Jordan Zimmermann

Partly cloudy. Winds blowing out to left field at 5-10 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 55.

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

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

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

7. "Right Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

8. Wilson "Duke of Lizards" Ramos - C

9. Jordan "DeadEyez" Zimmermann - RHP

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• For A Miami Marlins Fan's Perspective, Check Out The SB Nation's Marlins Site: Fish Stripes.

• 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+ = 134, 43 BB (1.98 BB/9), 153 Ks (7.04 K/9), 1.17 WHIP.

vs MIA - (1-3), 8 G, 8 GS, 44.2 IP, 4.43 ERA, 8 BB (1.61 BB/9), 44 Ks (8.87 K/9), 1.16 WHIP.



Wade LeBlanc

#23 / Pitcher / Miami Marlins

6-2

215

L

L

Aug 07, 1984

• 2012 Stats - (2-5), 25 G, 9 GS, 68.2 IP, 3.67 ERA, 4.04 FIP, ERA+ = 108, 19 BB (2.49 BB/9), 43 Ks (5.64 K/9), 1.31 WHIP.

vs D.C. - (0-0), 4 G, 5.0 IP, 0.00 ERA, 1 BB, 3 Ks, 1.00 WHIP.


• Zimmermann vs the Fish:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Juan Pierre 16 13 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 .231 .375 .231 .606 0 0 0 0 0
Giancarlo Stanton 13 13 3 0 0 3 5 0 4 .231 .231 .923 1.154 0 0 0 0 0
Placido Polanco 11 11 4 0 0 0 1 0 1 .364 .364 .364 .727 0 0 0 0 0
Chris Coghlan 9 8 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .125 .111 .125 .236 0 1 0 0 0
Greg Dobbs 8 8 3 0 0 1 2 0 2 .375 .375 .750 1.125 0 0 0 0 1
Ricky Nolasco 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Casey Kotchman 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Donovan Solano 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Justin Ruggiano 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 69 63 16 1 0 4 9 4 14 .254 .294 .460 .754 1 1 0 0 1
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Generated 4/3/2013.

• LeBlanc vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Adam LaRoche 7 7 3 1 0 1 2 0 1 .429 .429 1.000 1.429 0 0 0 0 0
Dan Haren 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 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
Steve Lombardozzi 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333 0 0 0 0 0
Jayson Werth 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Kurt Suzuki 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Roger Bernadina 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Zach Duke 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Zimmerman 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 0 0 0
Jordan Zimmermann 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 28 27 10 1 0 1 2 1 4 .370 .393 .519 .911 0 0 0 0 1
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Generated 4/3/2013.

Mr. Wilbon? Way To Go Nats!!!

• Mr. Kornheiser? "Don't Hate on the Nats, Baby!"

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