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The Washington Nationals and San Diego Padres play the first game of four tonight at 10:10 pm EST with Stephen Strasburg on the mound in his hometown against Padres' right-hander Edinson Volquez. The Nationals try to bounce back from back-to-back losses in LA.

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Washington Nationals
@ San Diego Padres

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 10:10 PM EDT
Petco Park

Stephen Strasburg vs Edinson Volquez

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

2. Steve "#LOMBOLOBBY" Lombardozzi - 2B

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. The Shark - RF

8. Kurt "'Zuki" Suzuki - C

9. Stephen Strasburg - RHP

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


Edinson Volquez

#37 / Pitcher / San Diego Padres

6-0

225

R

R

Jul 03, 1983

• 2012 Stats - (11-11), 32 G, 32 GS, 1 CG, 1 SO, 182.2 IP, 4.14 ERA, 4.06 FIP, ERA+ = 88, 14 HR (0.69 HR/9), 105 BB (5.17 BB/9), 174 Ks (8.57 K/9), 1.45 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (3-3), 8 G, 8 GS, 43.2 IP, 5.15 ERA, 4.98 FIP, ERA+ = 69, 5 HR (1.03 HR/9), 20 BB (4.12 BB/9), 24 Ks (4.95 K/9), 1.56 WHIP.

vs D.C. - (1-1), 3 G, 3 GS, 15.1 IP, 5.87 ERA, 2 HR (1.17 HR/9), 8 BB (4.70 BB/9), 14 Ks (8.22 K/9), 3.70 WHIP.



Stephen Strasburg

#37 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-4

200

R

R

Jul 20, 1988

• 2012 Stats - (15-6), 28 G, 28 GS, 159.1 IP, 3.16 ERA, 2.82 FIP, ERA+ = 123, 15 HR (0.85 HR/9), 48 BB (2.71 BB/9), 197 Ks (11.13 K/9), 1.16 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (1-5), 8 G, 8 GS, 49.1 IP, 3.10 ERA, 3.36 FIP, ERA+ = 123, 5 HR (0.91 HR/9), 15 BB (2.74 BB/9), 51 Ks (9.30 K/9), 1.18 WHIP.

• vs SDP - (0-1), 1 G, 1 GS, 4.0 IP, 9.00 ERA, 1 HR (2.25 HR/9), 2 BB (4.50 BB/9), 5 Ks (11.25 K/9), 2.25 WHIP.


• Volquez vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Adam LaRoche 16 14 5 2 0 0 2 2 5 .357 .438 .500 .938 0 0 0 0 0
Chad Tracy 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Roger Bernadina 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 0 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Zach Duke 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Wilson Ramos 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 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
Ryan Zimmerman 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 42 39 9 2 0 0 3 3 12 .231 .286 .282 .568 0 0 0 0 0
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Generated 5/16/2013.

• Strasburg vs the Padres:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
John Baker 3 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Chase Headley 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 0 0
Carlos Quentin 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Will Venable 3 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 0 0 0 0 0
Yonder Alonso 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Anthony Bass 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 16 15 5 1 1 0 3 1 5 .333 .375 .533 .908 0 0 0 0 0
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Generated 5/16/2013.

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