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The Washington Nationals turn to Stephen Strasburg tonight as they try to stop a three-game losing streak in the second game of their three-game set in San Francisco's AT&T Park. The Giants send Matt Cain to the mound as they look to win the series after an 8-0 victory last night.

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Washington Nationals
@ San Francisco Giants

Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 10:15 PM EDT
AT&T Park

Stephen Strasburg vs Matt Cain

Clear. Winds blowing out to right field at 15-20 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 55.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. This is D-SPAN - CF

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

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

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

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

6. "Left Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

7. The Shark - LF

8. Kurt "'Zuki" Suzuki - C

9. Stephen Strasburg - RHP

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


Matt Cain

#18 / Pitcher / San Francisco Giants

6-3

230

R

R

Oct 01, 1984

• 2012 Stats - (16-5), 32 G, 32 GS, 2 CG, 2 SO, 219.1 IP, 2.79 ERA, 3.40 FIP, ERA+ = 126, 21 HR (0.86 HR/9), 51 BB (2.09 BB/9), 193 Ks (7.92 K/9), 1.04 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (3-2), 9 G, 9 GS, 56.1 IP, 5.43 ERA, 5.30 FIP, ERA+ = 62, 13 HR (2.08 HR/9), 17 BB (2.72 BB/9), 49 Ks (7.83 K/9), 1.21 WHIP.

• vs D.C. - (5-4), 12 G, 12 GS, 3 CG, 1 SO, 82.1 IP, 3.17 ERA, 7 HR (0.77 HR/9), 22 BB (2.40 BB/9), 71 Ks (7.76 K/9), 1.23 WHIP.



Stephen Strasburg

#37 / Pitcher / Washington Nationals

6-4

220

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 - (2-5), 9 G, 9 GS, 57.1 IP, 2.83 ERA, 3.40 FIP, ERA+ = 133, 5 HR (0.78 HR/9), 18 BB (2.83 BB/9), 55 Ks (8.63 K/9), 1.12 WHIP.

• vs SFG - (2-0), 2 G, 2 GS, 12.0 IP, 2.25 ERA, 1 HR (0.75 HR/9), 5 BB (3.75 BB/9), 15 Ks (11.2 K/9), 1.00 WHIP.


• Cain vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Chad Tracy 33 27 6 3 0 1 3 6 6 .222 .364 .444 .808 0 0 0 0 2
Adam LaRoche 30 26 6 3 0 0 1 4 7 .231 .333 .346 .679 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Zimmerman 28 25 6 1 0 1 3 2 3 .240 .286 .400 .686 0 1 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 10 9 3 0 0 1 1 1 2 .333 .400 .667 1.067 0 0 0 0 1
Kurt Suzuki 9 9 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .556 .889 0 0 0 0 0
Roger Bernadina 8 7 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 .143 .250 .286 .536 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 7 7 2 0 0 1 1 0 3 .286 .286 .714 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Zach Duke 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750 2 0 0 0 0
Dan Haren 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Jordan Zimmermann 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 2 0 0 0 0
Ross Detwiler 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Stephen Strasburg 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Tyler Clippard 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 153 133 30 9 1 4 9 14 30 .226 .297 .398 .696 5 1 0 0 3
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• Strasburg vs the Giants:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Angel Pagan 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Hunter Pence 6 5 1 0 0 1 2 1 2 .200 .333 .800 1.133 0 0 0 0 0
Marco Scutaro 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 1 1
Gregor Blanco 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 0 1
Buster Posey 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 0 0 0 0 0
Pablo Sandoval 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 0 0 0 0 0
Andres Torres 4 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .250 .250 1.000 1.250 0 0 0 0 0
Brandon Belt 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Brandon Crawford 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Cain 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Joaquin Arias 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Tim Lincecum 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Total 47 41 7 0 0 2 5 4 13 .171 .261 .317 .578 1 0 0 1 2
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Generated 5/21/2013.

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