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The Washington Nationals and Pittsburgh Pirates play the final game of their three-game set in PNC Park at 1:35 pm EST this afternoon and it's a matchup of lefties with Gio Gonzalez on the hill for the visiting team against the Bucs' Wandy Rodriguez. Can the Nats take two of three?

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Washington Nationals
@ Pittsburgh Pirates

Sunday, May 5, 2013, 1:35 PM EDT
PNC Park at North Shore

Gio Gonzalez vs Wandy Rodriguez

Mostly sunny. Winds blowing in from left field at 10-15 m.p.h. Game time temperature around 65.

• D.C. Starting Lineup:

1. Denard Span - CF

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

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. Tyler "Moore, Moore" Moore - RF

7. "Right Side" Danny Espinosa - 2B

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:


Wandy Rodriguez

#51 / Pitcher / Pittsburgh Pirates

5-11

195

B

L

Jan 18, 1979

• 2012 Stats - (12-13), 34 G, 33 GS, 205.2 IP, 3.76 ERA, 3.93 FIP, ERA+ = 104, 21 HR (0.92 HR/9), 56 BB (2.45 BB/9), 139 Ks, (6.08 K/9), 1.27 WHIP.

• 2013 Stats - (2-1), 5 G, 5 GS, 25.1 IP, 3.91 ERA, 5.21 FIP, ERA+ = 93, 5 HR (1.78 HR/9), 7 BB (2.49 BB/9), 18 Ks (6.39 K/9), 1.07 WHIP.

• vs D.C. - (5-2), 10 G, 10 GS, 60.0 IP, 4.50 ERA, 7 HR (1.05 HR/9), 18 BB (2.70 BB/9) 47 Ks (7.05 K/9), 1.25 WHIP.



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

• 2013 Stats - (2-2), 6 G, 6 GS, 32.0 IP, 5.34 ERA, 4.06 FIP, ERA+ = 72, 4 HR (1.13 HR/9), 18 BB (5.06 BB/9), 36 Ks (10.13 K/9), 1.38 WHIP.

• vs PIT - (1-0), 2 G, 2 GS, 13.0 IP, 2.77 ERA, 2 HR (1.38 HR/9), 6 BB (4.15 BB/9), 12 Ks (8.31 K/9), 1.08 WHIP.


• Rodriguez vs the Nats:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Adam LaRoche 23 23 8 0 0 0 5 0 3 .348 .348 .348 .696 0 0 0 0 0
Ryan Zimmerman 21 19 6 1 1 1 3 2 3 .316 .381 .632 1.013 0 0 0 0 1
Jayson Werth 13 13 5 1 0 0 0 0 3 .385 .385 .462 .846 0 0 0 0 0
Ian Desmond 12 12 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .250 .333 .583 0 0 0 0 0
Danny Espinosa 9 9 2 0 1 0 0 0 5 .222 .222 .444 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Dan Haren 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 .667 .750 1.000 1.750 1 0 0 0 0
Roger Bernadina 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Zach Duke 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Chad Tracy 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Gio Gonzalez 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 94 89 26 4 2 1 9 3 20 .292 .315 .416 .731 2 0 0 0 1
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• Gonzalez vs the Pirates:

PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Brandon Inge 12 11 1 0 1 0 1 1 3 .091 .167 .273 .439 0 0 0 0 1
Russell Martin 8 5 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .400 .625 .400 1.025 0 0 0 1 0
Andrew McCutchen 6 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .400 .500 .400 .900 0 0 0 0 0
Jose Tabata 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 0 0 0 0
John McDonald 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0 0 0 0
Clint Barmes 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Garrett Jones 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Gaby Sanchez 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 1
Travis Snider 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Wandy Rodriguez 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 0 0
Total 51 44 6 0 1 0 1 5 9 .136 .240 .182 .422 1 0 0 1 2
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Generated 5/5/2013.

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